Metals & Mining

Introduction to Metals & Mining

Imperium Commodity Search covered mandates across base metals, minor metals, steel, precious metals and mining in a variety of international locations across producers and trading houses, both physical and derivative.

Our team has a strong knowledge of the metals markets and have worked on some truly unique and niche positions in the past.

We like to get to know our candidates and understand their market better. This allows us to gain a wider understanding of the market trends and where we can best position ourselves to assist our clients in their own journeys and which particular niche may benefit them.

Our consultants have even had exposure to low-background steel!

Imperium’s specialist consultants have dealt with concentrates traders in Switzerland, China and South America as well as LME traders/speculators in London/New York.

We have a coverage of the metals space that few can rival, working with back, middle and front office staff with traders and brokers alike. The metals trading space is often a business of networks and relationships; we ensure we are nurturing ours to make sure that we can introduce the right candidates at the right time for your business.

Our metals & mining consultants are on hand to discuss your business and where we may be able to assist in the next step for your team.


Imperium Commodity Search offers a value proposition based upon over 25 years  expertise in providing business professionals to a myriad of clients. Our clients value our extensive multi-sector Industry knowledge constructed from our own employment experience within Corporate, Middle-Tiered and SME companies.

A shortage of the right talent is a top concern for all companies in all Industry sectors and geographies presently.

Our well respected company ethos together with tightly honed search and selection techniques helps our clients meet this challenge and turn their newly acquired talent into a source of competitive advantage.

We offer a full recruitment service for strategic, management and executive roles; we source and screen all of our candidates. We handle everything in-house, nothing is outsourced.  We love a challenge and will always give best advice on how we can overcome these challenges in partnership with you.

If you are looking for assistance in recruiting staff for Commodity based jobs on a permanent basis please call us on +44 (0) 203 927 5090 or upload your vacancy here and one of our experienced consultants will contact you ASAP with availability and a quotation for the services to be provided.


Here at Imperium Commodity Search we have a wide range of on-going vacancies available on a permanent basis – some of them exclusively.

Often, due to our excellent relationships with certain clients, we are representing opportunities with clients that are not in the public domain for confidentiality reasons.

We support candidates throughout the recruitment process and focus on strategic, management and executive positions. Our personalised approach ensures we are best fit for Commodity professionals looking for their next career move.

Typical positions we recruit for within the Metals & Mining Commodity industry are listed in the right hand column of this page. 

If you are interested in finding out how we can assist you in finding your next opportunity in the UK or internationally then please call us now on +44 (0) 203 927 5090 or register online here and one of our Commodity Consultants will contact you ASAP.

Our Experience:

Job Roles in Metals & Mining

LME Broker
Risk Management
Trading Risk
Proprietary Trader
Portfolio Manager
Sourcing Manager
Letters of Credit
Trade Finance
Senior Executive
Non Exec Director

These are just a few examples of positions we recruit for, other positions are available.

To see our latest vacancies, please click here – Metals & Mining Jobs

Contact Us

We are here to help, speak to one of our experienced recruitment consultants now on +44 (0) 203 927 5090.


Send us a message online and we will come back to you.

Sustainability & ESG

We are proud to bring a ‘first of kind’ ESG commitment as part of our guaranteed hire search process.  Partnering with Ripple Africa to plant trees, aid carbon neutrality and offer carbon credit certification we work with clients to recruit in a sustainable way that is unique to us.

Find out more on our Sustainability page

Example Metals and Mining Recruitment Projects

Imperium Commodity Search have exposure to both the physical and derivative metals markets globally, working with firms on front, middle and back office staff across trading houses, producers, capital markets firms and funds.  Examples of our recent metal roles: 

LME Broker | Cat 1 LME Brokerage London, United Kingdom  
Iron Ore Procurement | Trading House Singapore, APAC
LCs and Traffic Ops | Trading House Geneva, Switzerland
Non Ferrous Broker | Brokerage Milan, Italy
Aluminium Trader | Producer USA

Steel Trader | Trading House Brussels, Belgium 
Market Analyst | Research House London, United Kingdom
Copper Analyst | Commodity House Shanghai, China
Options Market Maker | Brokerage Chicago, USA
Scrap Trader | Trading House Netherlands, Europe