Scrap Metal Trader

Redstone Commodity Search are working with the recyclable metals trading arm of an international commodities trade group. This presents an exciting opportunity for a nonferrous/ferrous scrap trader to join and contribute to the next phase of our clients US expansion.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks 

  • Develop and execute trading strategies to maximize profitability in the buying and selling of scrap metals within the Eastern US markets.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with suppliers, including scrap yards, manufacturers, demolition companies, and recycling facilities, to ensure a consistent and reliable supply of scrap metal materials.
  • Actively seek out new business opportunities and negotiate favourable terms and pricing with both suppliers and buyers.
  • Monitor market trends, industry news, and regulatory developments to stay informed of changes that may impact the scrap metal market.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including operations, finance, and risk management, to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in scrap metal trading, with a proven track record of procuring scrap tonnage in the Eastern US markets.
  • Strong knowledge of the scrap metal industry, including market dynamics, pricing mechanisms, and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience in steel, copper, aluminum, zinc, brass, lead, alloys, or related  recyclable scrap materials is welcome.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and buyers.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced and competitive environment, with a focus on achieving targets and meeting deadlines.

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to  or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.



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