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Nonferrous Trader  

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location St. Louis  
Position Nonferrous Trader  


Under the direction of the senior leader for Nonferrous Marketing this individual will be responsible for both sales and purchasing of Nonferrous metals. Working with Alter yards/outside suppliers to insure material is sold to the appropriate consumer at the appropriate price. Must be able to collaborate with multiple departments inside Alter to obtain this goal. Ability to maintain and develop accounts; including cold calling. Stay abreast of pricing trends locally and world-wide.

Share responsibility for marketing and inventory management with other Nonferrous Traders

Use resources and understand trends to evaluate market conditions and pricing strategy

Use strong understanding of commodity markets

Utilize SAI reports to analyze data for trends; track volume and margins

Yard liaison; interaction with yard personnel a must

Interface with suppliers and consumers
Other duties as assigned

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Requirements


Bachelor's degree or equivalent of education and years of experience in the industry.

3-5 years of industry experience required

Non Ferrous experience preferred

Must be willing to travel 25%

Exposure to terminal markets preferred

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills<br>Must have critical reasoning and thinking skills

Self motivated

Shift Days  
Category Sales and Marketing  

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