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Senior Base Metal Trader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 253132/001_1533605412
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Sales
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018

Senior Trader - Physical / Derivatives, Base Metals, Non Ferrous Metals Trader, Copper, Nickel, Zinc Commodities, Asia, Location: Shanghai, China.

The candidates will be responsible for sourcing/sales of non ferrous metals in the Asia markets. The successful candidates must have;


  • Dealing with Non-Ferrous metals in South East Asia
  • Experience dealing with Aluminium, Copper and Zinc metals
  • Existing strong relationships with suppliers & customers.
  • Building up new item, business schemes & new flow of business.
  • Drafting and negotiating both spot and long-term contract terms & conditions.
  • LME and/or SHFE book experience.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Reporting to Managing Director by submitting periodical activities & own analytical thought.
  • Fast thinking, excellent communicator and good negotiator.
  • Exceptional team player
  • Hard working and committed, be prepared to go the extra mile.


  • University Degree.
  • At least 5-10 years physical/derivatives trading working experience in a global trading company, preferably in Aluminium, Copper, Zinc as well as other base metals like Nickel and Lead.
  • Must be able to port over your South East Asian customer contacts into this role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin will be required as will be dealing with the Chinese market.
  • Strong ability in managing client relationships, negotiating power, closing skills & presentation skills.


  • An attractive salary package based on the candidate's qualifications/experience.
  • Discretionary bonus depending on the performance of the firm.
  • A job in an exciting and energetic industry / international challenging career.

This role will offer a talented base metals trader an attractive challenging position with plenty of responsibility, a competitive salary package and great development opportunities. Candidates applying for the role should be entrepreneurial in nature, hard working, and be driven.

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