Raw Materials Trader at thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc. in Houston, Texas

Posted in General Business 26 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary of Position: Focus: Metals, Ferro Alloys, Dry Bulk CommoditiesCreates a profitable environment by negotiating, maintaining and executing orders with global suppliers and customers. Grow and maintain existing customer base. Filter and qualify suppliers based on customer requirements and expectations. Interprets business culture across borders and builds a strong network of global suppliers and customers. Key Accountabilities: • Determines if product standards meet customer specifications• Arranges, contracts and executes orders with suppliers and customers• Negotiates the logistics and financing with suppliers in foreign countries for purpose of selling their products in North America.• Maintains orders and settles customer and supplier disputes as they arise• Builds a strong network of global relationships with customers and suppliers for the purpose of making a positive GP contribution to the North American team• Contributes to an environment of open communication with all employees in the region• Contributes to an environment that promotes ongoing improvement for all products and processes• Ensures operations conforms with all legal, federal and import regulations• Meets tkMNA Employee Attributes/CompetenciesThe above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:•\tMoveable book/ balance sheet is a must•\tMinimum 5 years field related experience (Trader Background) including budgeting/ sales planning•\tStrong trading experience in at least two products, including risk awareness and experience in back to back trade or hedging•\tLong standing customer and purchase relations national and international - multiple sales and purchase channels•\tProven ability to develop purchase and sales channels•\tGeneral knowledge of financing and logistics as related to international trade•\tExpertise in foreign trade and negotiations;•\tComputer literate (Outlook, Word, Excel)•\tCustomer centric•\tWillingness to travel internationally and domestically approximately 30% of the time to negotiate business contracthyssenkrupp Steel Services Trading, a division of thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc. is one of the leading steel trading organizations in North America, supported by a global network of thyssenkrupp companies world wide. Our experienced trading team has established a strong global supplier base, allowing us to offer an extensive range of steel products for a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, energy, container, second tier automotive and many more.Business Area Materials Services

As the lead company of the Materials Services business area, we are successful global materials distributor. 500 branches in 44 countries ensure we have a global presence. We also provide a wide range of innovative services to manufacturing and processing companies. The production of stainless steels and high-performance materials rounds out our broad-based offering.At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of € 41.5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all over the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.