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Metals Management Coordinator


South Plainfeld, US

Business Unit:  Precious Metals Management

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Precious Metals Management

Umicore supplies and handles all precious metals, ensuring physical delivery by using the output of our precious metals refineries as well as our network with industrial partners and banks. We offer our customers tailor-made solutions for the delivery, hedging and trading of precious metals. To ensure secure and sustainable sourcing of precious metals we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and make new partnerships. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

  • Provide complete support to the Traders to ensure optimized efficiency of the trading desk.
  • Ensure timely confirmation of trades, transfers and banking transactions. Resolve any trade queries received internally or externally, and ensure any trade discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Use SAP to: enter outbound and inbound shipments, to coordinate shipments with vault, approve freight invoices, monitor and invoice freight, transfer and premium charges, maintain email contacts and key contact for SAP inquiries.
  • Manage customer transfers within credit lines.
  • Review bank statement and bill trades as required, follow up on late payments. Review cockpit to ensure documents (including: payments and follow up on late payments) are complete. Enter freight bills in SAP for payment as required.
  • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables.
  • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the Precious Metals Inventory, including but not limited to processing of monthly journal entry postings, monthly reconciliations, monthly stock takes, and annual physical inventories.
  • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the Precious Metals Weight Accounts, including but not limited to monthly reconciliations, responding to confirmation requests received from business partners, and the annual weight account confirmations sent to business partners.
  • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the cash movements, including but not limited to the processing of daily payment proposals for JP Morgan Chase Bank, IHB, and Payment Factory.
  • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the Exchange Monitor, including but not limited to the daily reconciliations and settling of all exchange business.
  • Manages vault inventory, Receives, selects metal to meet customer specifications and dispatches all metals. Verifies the Certificate of Analysis and Silver bar list meets requirements.
  • Working closely with suppliers, customers and import broker to assure the secure movement and tracking of shipments.
  • Assures on time delivery and accuracy of annual shipments Establishes policy and procedure to meet Umicore’s requirements and MICR
  • Arranges all documents (Bill of Lading, export declaration weight list and certificate of analysis) for outbound shipment.

Who we are looking for

Education and Technical Background

  • College Degree or Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Business/Finance
  • Working Knowledge of SAP (Helpful)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products (Excel, Word, etc)

Behavioral Competencies

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • High degree of self-motivation 
  • Excellent Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others 

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information

The facility is a Drug-Free Workplace, and pre-employment drug testing is a prerequisite to hiring.

Our benefits package includes health insurance, company paid life insurance and short-term disability, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, voluntary critical illness and accident insurance, a 401K Plan with employer matching and profit-sharing eligibility, and bonuses.  We provide three weeks of vacation annually plus one week of sick time.

Umicore is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, or other status protected by law.

If you need assistance applying for this position, please contact Valencia-Marie at .

If my expertise can help fulfill the precious metals needs of our customers IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO


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