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Vice President, Human Resources

Metal Exchange Corporation

  • Location: St. Louis, MO

Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) is headquartered in St Louis, and is a global trader and manufacturer of non-ferrous metals, providing an unparalleled array of services across all facets of the non-ferrous metals industry. MEC has 11 locations in nine states, and operates globally in 19 countries with offices in Zurich, São Paulo, and Shanghai. The company purchases, processes, and supplies non-ferrous metals worldwide, and is a manufacturer of semi-fabricated aluminum products, including flat rolled products and extruded shapes. In addition, the company offers secondary raw materials with in-house production and resale; and offers commodity risk management services for aluminum and copper. Customers are found in the automotive, construction, recreation, truck/trailer, electrical, distribution, and energy sectors.

Position Overview

This position will play a transformational role in HR management that involves organizational planning and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, safety and health, and recruiting. Focus includes corporate and divisional operations, with responsibility for originating and leading the enhancement of HR practices and objectives across the enterprise. Objectives will be directed toward developing and growing an employee-oriented, high performance culture leading to a superior workforce, and toward MEC being viewed as a “preferred employer” through implementing pro-employee initiatives. The selected candidate will serve as a partner on the leadership team, advising executive management on HR issues, and collaborating with HR managers and representatives at MEC’s affiliated companies to develop policies that provide a balanced program throughout the enterprise.


  • Bachelor’s degree, and a Master’s degree or MBA is preferred.
  • Minimum of ten to fifteen years in Human Resources, including five to seven years of leadership experience.
  • Background of progressive accomplishment in the area of safety and security procedures.
  • Oriented to quality management, with best practices approach in driving improvement, promoting quality, and demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness.