Commodity trader & Risk analyst – (starters job)
Reukema Recycling

Reukema Recycling is an international trading & processing company in non-ferrous scrap metals and waste paper. In a changing and challenging market Reukema Recycling is taking bold steps to improve its service level toward its clients and offer the most competitive prices. To help us meet our goals we are looking for a keen Commodity Trader & Risk Analyst to join our commercial team. This is a key support role; for right candidate there is opportunity to develop within the company.

Position description Commodity Trader & Risk Analyst

Are you a highly analytical person who enjoys solving complex problems?​ Do you understand commodity markets and have an interest in trading?

At our site in Harderwijk we are looking for a Commodity Trader & Risk Analyst to support our commercial team and manage our trading book.​ You will coordinate and lead a wide range of trading and risk management activities including managing price risk, performing market analyses, making trading strategy recommendations and reporting on our commercial performance.​

Responsibilities, Skills and Education

Main responsibilities

  • Preparing, assisting and (eventually) managing on a daily basis our risk / trading book

  • Hedging the USD/EUR price risk

  • Analysing and reporting on our commercial performance

  • Analysing and reporting on the commodity market and economic developments

  • Inputting to the development of a purchasing strategy

  • Assisting in various projects that improve our risk management and customer service level

Skills and competencies

  • Highly intelligent, analytically minded person with the ability to solve complex problems

  • Commercially aware with strong desire to succeed

  • Good communication skills both in reporting, emailing and at internal company meetings

  • Ability to prioritise and plan own workload

  • Affinity with computers, IT and software

 Education and knowledge required:

  • Starter position

  • University level applicant, preferably in the field ofeconometrics, engineering or information technology

  • Dutch and German language at professional proficiency

Reukema Recycling Harderwijk - non-ferrous scrap metal

Our site in Harderwijk  includes a yard processing 250.000 tons of material in year and a 21.000 square meter container terminal from where we ship 2-3 barges (circa 100 containers) a week. Material is mainly collected from Europe (Germany and Benelux) and shipped from our yard to China and India (Export). Maintaining a healthy risk profile is a pivotal task supporting our business of global scrap trading.

Reukema Recycling combines entrepreneurship, advantageous logistical operations and in-depth-knowledge of both the products traded as well as the needs of our clients all around the globe. Reukema Recycling is a professional, loyal and open minded organization. We believe in developing our people through open communication, stimulating initiative, training and self-learning.

Reukema Recycling offers competitive compensation, a complete benefits package and the possibility to develop in a dynamic, international and ambitious environment.


If you meet the criteria and are interested in this position, please send your Interested applicants should send their CV and motivation letter in English to Romy Oldenhof ( or call 0341 416 844 for further information.

vacature geplaatst op 10 Sep 2014 door Reukema Recycling



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