Sales Commodity Trader | Metal & Steel | Japanese

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Direct contract
Sales and Business Development

Job Description

Our client is an international commdity trading company with a HQ in Asia, and we are looking for a Sales Commodity Trader to join their team. They have been growing very well to the point that they have move to a new office that is 3 times bigger than their previous office. Would you like to be part of growing organization? Then read further!


  • Manage the global market for Non-Ferrous metal recycling, overseeing the entire spectrum from purchase to sales
  • Navigate all aspects of business transactions, including marketing, customer visits, quality assurance, pricing, negotiation for both purchases and sales, documentation management, payment processing, and profit calculations
  • Foster relationships with existing customers while actively seeking opportunities to expand clientele, introduce new products, develop innovative business schemes, and establish new business channels in various countries
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating issues, devising effective solutions, and providing recommendations
  • Contribute collaboratively to team objectives by achieving related results as required
  • Report daily activities and analytical insights to management

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Eligibility to work in the Netherlands (no visa sponsorship available)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Able to travel 50%
  • A minimum of 2 years of sales experience, with preference given to those with at least 3 years of experience in another company
  • Proficient in client relationship management and effective communication across diverse audiences
  • You have negotiation skills, translation abilities, closing techniques, self-confidence, self-motivation, resilience for demanding work and travel, and strong presentation skills
  • Fluency in English and Japanese are must

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of international trading, including shipping and Incoterms
  • While not mandatory, an interest in Japanese culture is preferred
  • Possess a personality that enjoys traveling to different countries, combining seriousness with an ability to have fun

What's in it for you?

  • To be part of growing and international organization
  • Market-confirmed salary + bonus
  • Hybrid way of working (3 days from office, 2 days from home)
  • Health insurance contribution 

Could this be of your interest? If so, apply directly or contact for more information.

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