Work at FerroMac International


  • 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?
  • Are you fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish?
  • 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:

  • Isolated work spaces;
  • High end conference call areas;
  • 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;
    • Yoga & boot camp sessions together with your colleagues


The traineeship

Our traineeship takes off with two trainee steel traders. 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, analyze prize structures, work out analyzes, 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

Our ideal candidate must:

  • Be an enthusiastic team player;
  • Have strong commercial insights;
  • Be willing to travel to exotic destinations;
  • Be fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish;
  • Have a Master’s Degree.

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;
  • Candidates with easy access to our Antwerp offices.


We offer

We offer you a position in a smaller 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;
  • Fun incentives;
  • Smartphone + subscription;
  • Laptop
  • After proven skills:
    • Personal bonus


Selection Process

  1. Candidates will send their CV & motivational letter to latest by 28/02/2022;
  2. Stand out candidates will be welcomed at our FerroMac office for the selection event in the 1st half of March 2022;
  3. Final candidates will be invited to the informal FerroMac diner in the 2nd half of March 2022;
  4. Selected candidates will start our traineeship on the 1st of April 2022.

Still not convinced?
Take a look at our current team of young experts on our website, average age 31, who will become your mentors and coaches.

Check our explanation movie: