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Title:  Buyer


Odessa, TX, US, 79763

Division:  Recycling Marketing
Job ID:  4883

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

  • Complete additional duties and/or special projects as assigned in response to changing business conditions and/or requirements
  • Maintains orderly and complete files for each customer and associated transactional documentation
  • Prepares position reports in Excel to display customer and contract data, material type, delivery schedule, and supplier's contract numbers
  • Collaborate across multiple functions as part of an integrated team to negotiate and execute contracts with best value and minimal risk
  • Compilation/analyzation/maintenance of data to prepare reports, track contract milestones and deliverables, as well as perform other duties as required to ensure contract compliance and customer satisfaction
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships to drive results
  • Participate as a fully integrated team member for contract negotiating, contract administration and customer contact activities to provide superior and experienced contract leadership in accordance with company policies and legal requirements

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 1 year of purchasing experience, preferably some purchasing experience within retail or construction industry
  • Strong analytical, research, and organizational skills required
  • Organized with the ability to manage complex and detailed information
  • Possess drive and commitment including high energy level to get it done right the first time
  • Strong communication Skills (verbal, written, listening) including ability to communicate effectively with all levels or organization

Your Education

  • A combination of formal education and/or directly related work experience may substitute for the degree.
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience preferred

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 the 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 connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today 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: Midland
Nearest Secondary Market: Midland

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