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Senior Buyer

Camden, NJ, USA Req #882
Thursday, March 28, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

The Senior Buyer is responsible for generating revenue by purchasing scrap metal through new and existing clients. Duties include maintaining effective relationships with existing clients, identifies and secures new business, and negotiates best prices. This career requires prior experience in the scrap metal industry, strong negotiating skills, and proven customer service skills.


      Purchase scrap metal through new and existing clients


      Uses knowledge of scrap metal industry and market conditions to negotiate best prices.


      Develops and maintains effective relationships with new and existing clients.


      Identifies and secures additional business with existing accounts.


      Receives and responds to customer inquiries and quotes.


      Generates leads to solicit new business.


      Assist with managing inventory control.


      Remains current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.


      Other job duties as assigned.


II.                Required Skills / Abilities

      Solid understanding of the methods in which scrap metal is valued.


      Demonstrated negotiation skills.





      Excellent verbal and written communication.


      Creative problem solving skills, and the ability to resolve issues and provide solutions.


      Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


      Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.


      Proven customer service skills.


      Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.


III.             Education & Experience

      Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or other related field.


      3 years of experience in scrap metal industry.


      5 years of prior experience as a Buyer.

EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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  • Job Family US Administration
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Camden, NJ, USA