Commodities Trader


Key information

  • Publication date:

    19 September 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Phoenix Resources AG is a global commodity trading company headquartered in Switzerland and is seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity to join rapidly growing business. Phoenix Resources AG is actively trading metals, concentrates, ores…

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for building a profitable book trading ligatures and ferroalloys as well as chromic based products (Chrome, Ferrochrome, Chrome concentrate, Ore etc.) sourcing and selling B2B
  • Trade physical base / ligatures, ferroalloys & chromic based products
  • Promote purchase activity and foster relationships with suppliers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers and trading partners
  • Actively promote new client relationships and identify new trading partnerships with metals businesses across the region
  • Work closely with other departments (logistics, operations, etc.) to ensure a smooth supply chain and high customer service
  • Develop and manage relationships with producers and customers in order to identify new opportunities and enhance the company s growing presence globally
  • A good network of suppliers, smelters, and distributors
  • Strong fundamental understanding of the base commodities trading operations and international trading practice
  • Prepare and analyze relevant market information to ensure the company remains competitive
  • Daily preparation of trading records, P&L, and risk reporting for trading, finance, operations, and senior management
  • Daily negotiation with customers and suppliers
  • Analyse commodity portfolio to identify trading opportunities
  • Build good business relationships with existing networks and possible trade partners
  • Resolve trade contracts, disputes or performance issues at the operational level


  • Good communicating and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in purchase/sales of ferrous and/or nonferrous metals
  • Ideal experience is in ferrous and non-ferrous metals, chrome, ores or concentrates – must have an existing portfolio / network 
  • Degree in Business, Commodity Trading or another relevant topic is preferred 
  • Fluency in English is a must, Russian is a plus
  • Ability to travel/meet with clients to build new trading relationships

If you are interested in the Commodities Trading position, please send your CV to the following email address: Write an email