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Metal Trader

Premier Metal Services, LLC is a culture driven company, guided by our values of Service, Integrity, Communication, Growth and Teamwork, and motivated by our Mission and Vision statements. In this position you will be buying and selling all grades of nonferrous scrap with a current emphasis on copper, brass, and aluminum. You must be able to grow your own book of business by developing suppliers and consumers while benefiting from established relationships. You will have an opportunity to develop new commodity-based avenues and expand the company’s capacity to trade in different markets. You will work with leadership to build and grow the marketing department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Aggressively cultivate new accounts through frequent communications including cold calls, emails, and in-person visits
  • Quickly resolve supplier issues that may arise from late shipments or quality concerns in a manner that is respectful and fair to both parties and allows for future business and relationship development
  • Regularly visit current and prospective suppliers at their facilities and perform inspection of materials to assess and maintain quality standards
  • Negotiate agreements that maximize volume while maintaining desired margin
  • Strategic Planning for future growth in marketing department
  • Develop training program for junior traders, with opportunity to lead and build a team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work both autonomously and in team setting
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Initiative, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel 15% of the time
  • Ability to test and identify various metal alloys
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word & Excel


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, minimum high-school diploma
  • 10+ years purchasing/trading experience in scrap industry
  • Knowledge of local & International market trends, index-based pricing, hedging on LME/COMEX others, preferred
  • Previous management and/or team building experience

Compensation and Benefit Package

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Bonus and/or commission structure
  • Employee medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Employee life, Ad & D, Short term, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan and Profit share
  • Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement & continuing education
  • Flexibility to work remotely

Premier Metal Services, LLC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We are a non-smoking company.

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