Traffic Team Member (Zn/Cu)

Glencore International AG

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We are looking for a motivated Traffic Team Member to join our Zinc/Copper team at our headquarters in Baar. This position offers you the opportunity to develop into a frontline operations role within the commodity business, looking after the coordination and smooth running with the global Glencore team and external parties involved.

Traffic Team Member (Zn/Cu)

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Logistics: Vessel chartering or container shipments in co-operation with our chartering team, organizing rail, truck and air transport or releasing of material in warehouse
  • Bank contacts – Letters of Credit (L/Cs): Opening of and checking of L/C’s for our suppliers and receivers, requesting amendments and negotiating documents for collection of payment
  • Hedging: Calculation of metal quantities and foreign currency amounts to be priced
  • Contact to clients/field offices: Correspondence on availability of material in production, transit and in stock; documentation, invoicing, payments, client exposure control and claim handling
  • Insurance: Insuring risks of each transport as well as material in storage
  • Internal tasks: Email exchange and direct contact with traders for the execution of the contracts. Controlling of client exposures, dealing with accounting in regards to bookings, account reconciliation, monthly closing tasks and file liquidation

 

The ideal candidate is

  • A team player with an independent and flexible work attitude
  • Ready to adapt to international practices
  • Efficient and well-organized working skills
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Good know-how in using IT applications (MS Office, Business Objects)
  • A person who thinks and acts maturely and is able to take responsibility will fit in well with our multicultural and entrepreneurial as well as performance driven environment

 

Qualifications and requirements

  • A sound educational background (commercial apprenticeship or bachelor)
  • 2 - 4 years of working experience, ideally in commodity export/logistics
  • Excellent English skills (spoken and written), further languages are of advantage
  • Holding a Swiss work permit or passport holder of CH / EU

 

Benefits

  • We are committed to providing benefits, which promote mental, physical, and financial well-being. From healthy meal options in our restaurants and bistros to free use of the in-house gym including sport classes with professional trainers.
  • We reimburse public transport for commuting to work.
  • We provide tuition assistance for further education and training courses.

 

Who we are

Glencore is one of the world’s largest natural resources companies. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets, employing 135,000 people directly and as contractors around the world.

Our Purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. The products we source and market play an essential role in modern life. From the copper, cobalt and nickel powering the electric vehicle and renewable energy revolution, to the energy products helping us power this transition and keeping the lights on today– what we do touches every part of life as we know it.

The diversity of our portfolio underpins our strategic ambition to play a leading role in enabling the decarbonisation of global energy usage through providing metals such as copper, cobalt, zinc and nickel that are essential to the transition to a low-carbon economy. In a first for the mining and trading industry in addressing Climate Change, we launched a net zero total emissions ambition by 2050, which aligns our business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Come and join us on our journey to a sustainable future.

Glencore International AG
Ms Gaye Von Holzen
HR Recruiter
+41417092000

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