Senior Physical Metal Trader

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international trading house looking to hire a Senior Physical Metal Trader to be based in Houston, Texas

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Source and sell physical commodities.
  • Build and nurture customer and supplier relationships whilst also negotiating logistics and financing with suppliers.
  • Manage physical and derivative risk positions, including hedging through exchanges such as the LME.
  • Attend client meetings and industry events (20-40% travel).
  • Develop commercial proposals considering competition and market dynamics and make informed decisions based on this.
  • Reports to Commercial Trading Director.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years physical trading experience; 8 years preferred: Experience in base metals, bulks, solid fuels, minor metals, ferroalloys, or related commodities.
  • Comfortable with risk and change, decisive in decision-making and preferably with a transferable book of business.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of metals trading and hedging
  • To be located in Houston or work remotely from North America (must have US citizenship)

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