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Traffic Manager Concentrates English/German

Kley Consulting

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Our client is an expanding Trading House in Zug. On his behalf we are looking for a highly reliable talent as a 



Traffic Manager Concentrates English/German

Your Challenge

  • responsible to execute traffic contracts
  • process all traffic documents and make sure that all requirements are met 
  • letter of credits L/C execution and verification
  • external contacts with banks, shipping companies, agents and others
  • be responsible to organize transports from ports and warehouses
  • take care of overseas inquiries 
  • supervision of loading and unloading of cargos
  • arrange inspection services
  • negotiate service contracts with surveyors and update the necessary data
  • ensure that transactions are complete
  • complaint management
  • track orders 
  • domestic logistics operations coordinating operations with local companies
  • forward instructions to the respective parties
  • contact person for clients in terms of logistic matters 
  • To manage all goods documentation, traffic and shipments to ensure that customers agreed delivery commitments are met on time, at minimum cost to Company and on quality
  • To communicate with clients, inspection companies & forwarders, and others as required 
  • To be responsible for organising relevant traffic documentation for shipping of pellets which will allow for invoicing & payment by customer in fastest possible time
  • Early warning (to CCO, Finance/Treasury ) of possible issues which may negatively impact forecast revenue capture
  • Early engagement of relevant Marketing Manager of any issues, problems which require resolution 
  • Make recommendations / institute Continuous improvement in the way we work
  • sales contract and related addenda drafts with Marketing Manager for CCO approval, and facilitate with Marketing Manager through to customer execution 
  • Ensure cargo is ready in all respects to meet customer delivery commitment. Track cargo to agreed customer delivery point
  • Liaise with suppliers, customers, transport companies, Forwarders Surveyors, Port 
  • Negotiate logistic agreements
  • Check invoices sent from FPM / FSMS / others respectivelyCapture data of all shipments in the ERP System always up to date
  • Ensure payment method and documentation for each shipment meets Company requirements.
  • Bank liaison as required for Letters of Credit. Manage any quality complaints / issues in accordance with Company
  • Quality complaints procedureTrack cargo/ Invoice until final and full payment received.
  • Involvment in specific special projects regarding Marketing Logistics chain to customerSupport and substitute for traffic colleagues as appropriate
  • Provides cover for colleagues on holiday 
  • Demurrage & Despatch negotiation and settlement as requiredManage and disseminate planning reports regarding shipments  
  • Gain & Loss checking with Accounting on ship by ship basis


Your Qualifications

  • 28 / 45 years of age
  • commercial education or bachelor degree
  • around 8 - 12 years of Traffic experience in the Concentrates Field / candidates from Glencore, Marc Rich, Trafigura, Nyrstar are preferred
  • strong experience with Letter of Credits
  • strong experience with shipping 
  • strong skills with MS Office applications and ERP programs
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • strong organisational skills, very accurate way of working 
  • hands-on mentality
  • flexible and teamplayer
  • highly reliable & hard worker
  • candidates without Traffic Experience are requested NOT TO APPLY to this role.