Traffic Operator Iron Ore

For a leading commodity trading company in Baar/Zug, we presently are recruiting a further

Traffic Operator (Iron Ore)

The traffic person is in charge of logistics, finance, documentation, insurance and related matters and works closely with the team colleagues in the department as well as with people in other departments and field offices.


Main Tasks And Responsibilities

Logistics: Organize container shipments in co-operation with the traffic team. Where necessary, organize rail and truck transports or release of material in warehouses. Daily contact with shipbrokers, agents, warehouses, inspectors - negotiating rates

Bank contacts – Letters of Credit (L/Cs): Opening of L/Cs for our suppliers and checking L/Cs of our receivers for their workability, requesting amendments and negotiating documents for collection of payment

Insurance: Insuring risk of each transport, as well as material in storage (monthly basis) for the alu group

Contact to clients / field offices: Correspondence on availability of materials in production, transit and in stock; full documentation, invoicing, outgoing and incoming payments, client exposure control and claim handling

Internal tasks: Email exchange and direct contact with traders for the execution of the contracts. Dealing with accounting staff with regards to bookings, monthly closing tasks and file liquidation


  • Sound educational background (commercial apprenticeship or bachelor)
  • Minimum of 3 years of export/logistic/shipping experience, preferably in Commodity handling
  • Fluent in English (corporate language) is a must and a good understanding of any other language is an asset
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