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Regional Marketing Manager 

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 www.Altertrading.com  
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 Rockford  
Position Regional Marketing Manager  
Description

Summary
Performs duties to facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers of scrap, whether the product is owned by the company or another party such as a scrap dealer.

  • Negotiate and purchase ferrous and non-ferrous scrap from existing industrial accounts and suppliers.
  • Maintain contact with existing industrial accounts and suppliers to maintain consistent inbound scrap flow within budgeted guidelines, including brokering loads of scrap direct to consumers and confirming transportation requirements/arrangements for yards, dealers and consumers.
  • Solicit and develop new industrial, dealer, and suppliers accounts.
  • Follow markets and market trends to advise customers in timely fashion of changes occurring regarding pricing. Advise yards on prices and other market information.
  • Resolve issues regarding pricing, quality and other items with both external and internal customers.
  • Respond to consumers’ and customers’ problems and quality issues (downgrades, rejects); recommend alternative products to consumer to minimize costs. Handle and negotiate downgrades; review settlement documents.
  • Monitor gross margin reports and ensure purchase pricing that allows for attainment of budgeted goals. Assist in inventory management.
  • Perform daily market research on buy and sell prices for scrap metal. Interpret market information to identify strengths and weaknesses in markets.
  • Travel extensively to visit and inspect quality of materials available for purchase and determine realistic market value; may require lab analysis of material to determine content.
  • Perform related duties or special projects as needed.

Safety:
Wears all necessary PPE while in the yard. Follows company safety standards at all times. Failure to follow standards may result in loss of position.

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, finance, business or other related field, with a minimum of 7 years experience in the scrap metal industry or in a related brokerage function. Must have the ability to develop effective working relationships with customers and vendors; ability to multi-task and be a self-starter. Math skills and the ability to apply math principles in a variety of processes. Must be proficient in various computer programs.

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

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, finance, business or other related field, with a minimum of 7 years experience in the scrap metal industry or in a related brokerage function. Must have the ability to develop effective working relationships with customers and vendors; ability to multi-task and be a self-starter. Math skills and the ability to apply math principles in a variety of processes. Must be proficient in various computer programs.

 
Shift Days  
Category Marketing  

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