Traffic Team Member (Coal – 100% Office Based)

  • Post Date: November 27, 2022
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Job Overview

We are looking for a motivated Traffic Team Member to join our Coal 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.

The main tasks and responsibilities include

Logistics: Liaising with vessel agents / vessel owners and our internal freight team. Liaising with terminals and trying to maximise overall positions. Managing vessel nominations and schedules

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

Contact to clients/field offices: Daily contact with producers, customers, and field offices on logistical matters. Coordinating the shipment.
Negotiating and presenting of documents. Arranging payments, closely monitoring receivables, claims, and all related documentation

Contact to supervision companies and laboratories: Give full and detailed instructions to perform a proper supervision job as well as instructions for assaying and umpire

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. Issuing profit and loss calculations and controlling of client exposures. Dealing with accounting in regards to bookings, account reconciliation, monthly closing tasks and file liquidation

The ideal candidate:

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 can 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, preferably in bulk commodity handling

excellent English skills (spoken and written), further languages are of advantage

Holding a Swiss work permit or passport holder of CH / EU


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.

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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