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  • Transportation Account Manager

    The David J. Joseph Company
    Job Description

    Overview

    Everyone wants to work with people they respect. Even better if you can work with a company you respect. We have both at The David J. Joseph Company, and a 135+ year track record on operating an ethical business with a positive work culture. It may sound cliché, but it’s true. We’re a big, global company that still feels small.

    Working at the David J. Joseph Company is unique. We offer employment in diverse settings such as traditional corporate headquarters, dynamic sales locations, and scrap recycling facilities. This workplace diversity gives our employees the variety they crave and the exposure to a global business. A career at The David J. Joseph Company is ideal for self-starters seeking to make an impact on our company and their careers.

    The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), founded in 1885, is a world leader in scrap metal recycling & trading. With over 80 locations, the Joseph Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation (NUE) a Fortune 200 Company.

    Responsibilities

    1. Develops and implements the rail negotiation strategy in conjunction with each related Nucor division.
    2. Negotiates pricing of transportation services to maximize business and profit opportunities.
    3. Develops and maintains relationships with accounts, including major railroads, steel mills, and district offices.
    4. Travels to develop and maintain relationships with customer base. 
    5. Interfaces daily with Operating Divisions, providing rate and “market” information on transportation matters, as well as technical support.
    6. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree in business discipline, transportation or marketing preferred.
    2. Minimum 3 years’ business experience.  Long-term sales cycle experience preferred.
    3. Key Account Management experience preferred.
    4. Experience in transportation or trading commodities helpful.
    5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    6. Strong organizational and negotiating/sales abilities.
    7. Ability to travel 30% - 50% travel required.

    Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    The David J Joseph Company (DJJ) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    DJJ is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. DJJ hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please 
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    DJJ reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    DJJ also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.

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