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Title:  Sales Representative / Buyer


Chattanooga, TN, US, 37408

Division:  Recycling Marketing
Job ID:  1354

it's what's inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Develops the growth of business activities and profit with assigned accounts and in assigned territories
  • Investigates new potential sources of consumers of scrap metal. Buys from retail, dealer, light industrial customers, repair shops, demolition projects, clean-ups, etc
  • Maintains accurate records of all buying/sourcing and prospecting activities including closed sales and follow-up activities within their assigned territory
  • Owns internal and external customer service relating to ferrous or non-ferrous business
  • Purchases scrap metal materials in accordance with current market conditions based on pricing standards/models established by Company policy
  • Responsible for purchases of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal from industrial accounts
  • Visits customers on a regular basis and maintain systemic data to record account history

What You'll Need

  • Contract negotiation experience required
  • Sense of teamwork as well as independent initiative required
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Three to five years of Industrial Ferrous/Non-Ferrous buying experience preferred

Your Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in area of specialty preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC 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.


Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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