Commercial Manager in Training (MIT) in Schnitzer - Victoria at Schnitzer Steel Industries

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

If you are looking for a career which offers advancement and growth opportunities, look no further! Schnitzer Steel offers upward mobility, great benefits, and competitive compensation packages.

Founded in 1906, Schnitzer Steel Industries has become one of the nation's largest recyclers of scrap metal. Today, Schnitzer operates 95 recycling facilities, including seven deep water ports – on both U.S. coasts and in Hawaii and Puerto Rico – which enable efficient delivery of processed scrap metals to steel mills and foundries around the world. In 2018, Schnitzer was named a World's Most Ethical Company for the 4th consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. This prestigious award is given exclusively to companies who demonstrate leadership in five key categories: ethics and compliance; corporate citizenship and responsibility; culture of ethics; governance; and leadership, innovation and reputation. Schnitzer is the only metals recycling company to be among the winners.

This position offers competitive pay along with a variety of benefits including: medical, dental and vision plans for both you and your dependents; 401k with company match; paid time off which starts with your first check; and paid holidays.

Essential Functions:  

  • Coordinates with Commercial and Facility Operations to ensure smooth customer relations and efficient processing of material can be completed.
  • Partners with the Environmental Health and Safety Team to ensure that all safety and environmental policies and procedures are followed. Promotes a clean, safe, and environmentally compliant location for employees and customers.
  • Works with Commercial Operations to find new sources of scrap material and produce bids and proposals for the material.
  • Manage by the numbers by understanding and taking corrective actions in response to monthly financial statements and operating statistics.
  • Establish community relationships to promote and enhance the Schnitzer Brand.
  • Follows company policy and procedures and leads by example for the rest of the employees.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are communicated and implemented at all levels.
  • Responsible for the overall safeguarding of company assets.
  • Partner with all internal corporate support resources to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations to achieve results.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills


  • Good interpersonal skills with an outgoing friendly positive attitude.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Solid quantitative skills to understand store financial performance and operating statistics. Must have the ability to reconcile sales, prepare reports and read technical manuals.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities while performing quality work in an efficient manner with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work required hours which includes weekends and holidays.
  • Minimum of a 3 year's management or leadership experience while participating in all phases of operations preferred but not required.

Years Of Experience:

2+ to 5 Years

Required Experience

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position will manage/direct the selection, training, development, appraisal and work assignments of exempt and non-exempt professionals (Mangers/Supervisors) and non-exempt hourly employees

Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:

  • Standing, walking, bending, climbing, and stretching are required outside in the weather for extended periods during the day.
  • Manual dexterity to handle tools and the ability to move 50 pounds.
  • Vision must be sufficient to perform job functions safely.