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TRAINEE STEEL TRADER LATIN AMERICA

  • Are you fluent in Spanish, English and Dutch?
  • Are you a high potential in the beginning of your career?
  • Are you a team player with commercial flair and professional appearance?
  • Do you like to travel to exotic destinations?
  • You don’t want to be ‘just a number’?


Then we want YOU as a TRAINEE STEEL TRADER for our markets in Central & Latin America!
Our spacious & modern office is located in the heart of Antwerp. It is tailored for the needs of the new generation of employees:

  • A dynamic open desk trade floor;
  • High end conference call rooms;
  • Informal chill out room;
  • A ‘take a nap’ room;
  • A private rooftop with terrace overlooking Antwerp;
  • A fully equipped kitchen to cook your own healthy lunch;
  • Stand-up desks;
  • Sport facilities;
    • Proximity to the central park & showers to use after your lunch work-out/run;
    • A pool table;
    • Weekly yoga & boot camp sessions together with your colleagues

 

The traineeship

We provide a structured course to become an independent steel trader. Your training will begin at our headquarters in the heart of Antwerp.

  • We start with an intense training of 12 to 24 months to let you master the operational side of the business. You will help the senior trader with operational tasks.
  • During this first part of training, you will get trained in product knowledge, documentation, contracts, commercial skills, quick calculations, analyse prize structures, work out offers, start-up commercial actions, control risks, …
  • After proven skill, you will be supporting smaller existing clients from the senior trader under his supervision. During this time you will join the senior trader on business trips & worldwide conferences.
  • After 18 to 24 months, depending on your skill and progress, you will be appointed your own market that you may singlehandedly develop.

 

Your profile

“MUST HAVE” SKILLS
Our ideal candidate must:

  • Be fluent in Spanish (B2/C1 as per CEFR), English and Dutch;
  • Be an enthusiastic team player;
  • Have strong commercial insights and sales skills;
  • Be willing to travel to exotic destinations;

“PREFERRED” SKILLS
We are preferably looking for:

  • Recent graduates;
  • Graduates with a Master’s Degree in Commercial Engineering, Applied Economical Sciences, International Business or equivalent;
  • Graduates with interest in international trade;

 

We offer

We offer you a position in a company where you are not just a number. You will enjoy one-on-one training by experts and have the opportunity to show & grow your potential. You will be welcomed in a no-nonsense environment of a growing and ambitious SME where team spirit comes first.

We offer:

  • Young and enthusiastic colleagues;
  • The opportunity to grow and to develop your personal skills;
  • Quarterly team events;
  • Meal vouchers;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Group insurance;
  • Flexible work hours;
  • Smartphone + subscription;
  • Laptop;
  • Personal bonus after proven skill

 

Selection Process

 

  1. Candidates will sumbit their CV & motivational letter to hiring@ferromac.com
  2. Stand out candidates will be welcomed at our FerroMac office for assessments
  3. Final candidates will be invited to the informal FerroMac dinner

Still not convinced?
Take a look at our current team of young experts on our website https://www.ferromac.com/ferromac-international-team/, average age 31, who will become your mentors and coaches.

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