Retail Scale Buyer

Casselberry FLHolly Hill FLOpa-locka FLWarren, MIMelvindale, MI

Job Summary

GLE Scrap Metal is seeking a full-time, experienced retail scrap metal buyer with a strong knowledge of scrap metals. The Retail Buyer will select and purchase lines of products on behalf of our company, a crucial role that helps this company obtain the necessary stock. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of responsibility, display great attention to detail, and have the ability to negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices. The Retail Buyer also ensures that the business can deliver value to our customers through high-quality products.


  • Evaluating supplier options according to price and quality to determine the best choices
  • Purchasing new products while consistently checking the quality of current products
  • Identifying customer preferences
  • Evaluating supplier options according to prices, quality
  • Negotiating terms of agreements to achieve the best deal for our company
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of products
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • Creating reports on sales, budgets and customer satisfaction and adjust your strategies accordingly
  • Maintaining trusted relationships with suppliers to promote fair dealing


  • Proven experience as a retail buyer
  • Strong communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective negotiating skills
  • Understanding of purchasing best practices
  • Familiarity with market research, data analysis and forecasting techniques