Current Available Positions
Trading Representative ProTrade Steel – Austin, TX
ProTrade Steel Company Ltd. is looking for a Trading Representative. This position is responsible for the purchase and sale of commodities in the scrap metal industry. ProTrade Steel, a subsidiary of The ProTrade Group LLC, is a full service international ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal trading company.
What are the Role and Responsibilities?
The main focus is developing and maintaining relationships with scrap processors, steel producers and transportation companies. This requires contact by visitation, phone calls, and emails on a constant basis. The trader must be able to plan a travel schedule which utilizes their time efficiently. Generally, travel is required during the middle weeks of each month to help build a relationship between the trading representative and individual customers. Potentially, up to ten days each month could be spent away from home.
The first and last weeks of the month are primarily spent on the phone probing the supply as well as the demand of commodities in the forthcoming month. Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills are required to be a successful trader. As part of the scrap trading team with our offices, information is assimilated to prepare for future business. Skills are developed via a training program and continued with on the job training from experienced staff.
Who are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree or business equivalent, who possess the following:
- Strong work ethic
- High moral standards
- Math skills
- Basic computer knowledge
- Excellent written and oral communications
- Problem solving skills
- Negotiation skills
- Attention to detail
- High level of organization
- Ability to work amongst a team
About ProTrade Group?
The ProTrade Group LLC, founded in 1994 and headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, is a management company encompassing a full service of national scrap metal trading, processing, and transportation, with multiple locations around the United States. The Company has a strong North American trading presence from the Rocky Mountains to the Eastern Coast of the United States.
Interested? Please contact:
Kim Linderman, Director of People and Culture
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