Trader/ Sales Trainee – New Grad Opportunity


Combined Metal Industries

Trader / Sales Trainee

Competitive Entry Level Starting Salary

Vaughan – Keele/Langstaff

Did you know that 34,000+ Canadians are directly employed in the recycling industry? Interested in becoming part of Canada’s workforce that’s shaping our environment?

Here’s what we do…

Combined Metal Industries (CMI for short!) sources and processes recycled ferrous and non-ferrous metals across North America and ensure they do not end up in a landfill or go to waste. Our recycling stream ensures that all the ferrous and non-ferrous metals that enter our yards will create something new again!

We are resolved to be a leading and innovative recycler and distributor of metal products across North America. We are committed to maintaining the highest levels of integrity, professionalism and environmental consciousness while providing a safe, unique and highly sought-after work environment. Through being efficient and proactive, we are dedicated to exceeding our customers’ expectations in service and value and thereby establish mutually beneficial and lasting partnerships.

Here’s where you come in!

We are currently seeking several new trainees to join our Trading Team. In this dynamic role, the successful candidate will be responsible for buy/sell decisions to customers who consume various metals as part of their production process. You will achieve profit margin goals, grow the CMI brand of excellence and develop strategic business relationships.

As part of your onboarding program, you will be provided with an extensive hands-on training program that will include exposure to Logistics, Operations and of course, commodity trading.

Sound good so farHere’s more of what you’ll be responsible for in this role…

· Meet with existing and potential customers to gather and analyze needs and requirements for material

· Develop strong business relationships with growing portfolio of customers

· Expand profitable business with existing customers

· Create monthly sales plan for each grade type/commodity

· Market material to the most appropriate customer to get best value

· Ensure orders are executed on time

· Responsible for quality of shipments in conjunction with operational departments

· Manage after sales service

· Ensure all queries, and any problems are handled in a prompt professional manner

· Provide analysis and deliver timely sales reporting

We think it would be awesome if you have or are …

· Self motivated, with high energy and passion for driving business success

· Strong curiosity and motivation to learn

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Sales aptitude

· Desire and ability to learn and grow career

· Adept at building strong and sustained business relationships

· Excellent negotiation skills focused on driving results

· High level of integrity

· Creative problem solver


· Post-Secondary Education in a business-related program (new grads are encouraged to apply!)

· Exposure or experience in a sales environment (preferred but not necessary)

· Strong mathematical skills

· Strong MS Office skills

· Strong attention to detail

· Must have ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

· Ability to achieve performance in alignment with goals and objectives

· Excellent customer service skills

· Motivated and creative team player

· Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills

· Ability to negotiate

A few super cool things about us…

We want to provide you with the best including:

· Competitive salary with an opportunity to realize a bonus based on performance

· Excellent benefits

· Performance-based salary increases

· Participative culture where we work hard and play hard

· Job stability and an accelerated career path

· Progressive leadership team focused on winning

· Spectacular new offices located at Keele & Langstaff in Vaughan

· Games room & collaboration café

· A great team to learn from and unlock growth and career opportunities

· A chance to give back to the environment and contribute to sustainability

Already picturing yourself in this role? We thought you might be!

Research us by visiting our website at and stay in touch with CMI and keep up to date on all open opportunities, follow us on LinkedIn and Indeed!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No
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