Metals & Concentrates Trader

Our client is a dynamically growing company in Zug / Switzerland which provides alternative structured trade financing solutions to commodity market players in cooperation with private and institutional investors. The company has a very professional and motivated team and offers its employees an opportunity to grow and expand their knowledge and experience on the global commodity market.


Expanding the commodity trading division with key markets in Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Mediterranean, Indonesia, South America, the US, etc., we presently are recruiting an experienced

Metals & Concentrates Trader


The Metals & Concentrates Trader focuses on business development. Through building customer and vendor relationships, this position will work to expand the purchasing and sales of the group for metals & concentrates commodities. The person in this role will also be responsible for identifying new markets and product opportunities that will create value for all stakeholders.


The selected candidate is required to be familiar with the global metals & concentrates industry (producers, traders, end-users). They also must have proven track records of trading of metals & concentrates and their products and must have solid leads for genuine buyers and sellers. As a metals & concentrates trader, the individual will require exceptional communication and customer service skills and have a drive to build up a Metal Desk.



  • Set up a Metal Desk.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Obtain market information for business development.
  • Negotiate purchase and sale terms with customers and suppliers.
  • Run the trade book.
  • Maintain communication with logistics and finance department to ensure all tasks are completed and deadlines are met.
  • Monitor the long/short of positions in a geography to enhance margins in the trade area.
  • Participate in global trading strategies, provide input and expertise to advance trading strategies.
  • Seek cash price anomalities and execute regional arbitrage opportunities to maximize margins.


Skills and qualifications


  • +10 years of excellent track records in a major metals trading company.
  • Known as an individual in the metals & concentrates market environment.
  • Understanding of the LME futures market and the link between physical purchase/sales and the LME position management.
  • Existing trade book record.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ambitious to grow
  • Ability to solve problems and ensure solutions in a timely manner.
  • Team Player



This will be the right challenge for a personality with drive, ideas and assertiveness to become part of a growing solid company with start-up character and good team spirit!

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