Commodities Trader

Job Details

Division: The David J. Joseph Company

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States  

Other Available Locations: South Carolina; Arizona; Colorado

Basic Job Functions:

The DJJ Metals Group has a sales/commercial opening:

  • Purchase and sell scrap within the territory at agreed-upon key monthly targets. 
  • Maintain and develop account relationships and manage all account information in CRM.
  • Manage all aspects of supplier and consumer account customer service within a territory.
  • Organize and Plan travel schedule to visit and entertain accounts and participate in scrap conferences.
  • Meet agreed-upon ROCE and Business targets and promote the organization throughout the industry.
  • Remain current with industry/trade by reading market information and participating in trade


Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a business discipline.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively with company personnel and customers/suppliers at all levels.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of the team. 
  • Ability to travel up to 30-60% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to travel and relocate to other regions in the United States.
  • Demonstrate a high level of computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.



Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include profit sharing, retirement savings, scholarships and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential. We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our Teammates. We very strongly believe that a Nucor Teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow. For more information on our benefits go to


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati