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Kloeckner Metals – Why Work For Us?


Kloeckner Metals Corporation is a subsidiary of Klöckner & Co, who is among the largest producer-independent distributors of steel and metal products and one of the leading steel service center companies in the European and American markets combined.  Through an extensive distribution and service network with around 230 warehouse and processing sites in 15 countries, Klöckner & Co supplies over 160,000 customers.  In the US we achieved sales of around 3+ billion in the fiscal year 2012, and we currently employ around 2600 employees in the United States.

Kloeckner Metals has an extensive distribution and service network– mainly small to medium-sized steel and metal consumers primarily from the construction as well as from the machinery and mechanical engineering industry.  In addition, we serve customers in the automotive and chemical industry, shipbuilding and in fields of household appliances, consumer goods and energy.

We also provide a broad occupational spectrum: whether you are interested in an internship, looking for a trainee position, wish to find a job after your studies or would like to reach the next rung of your career ladder with us – we offer an extensive range of jobs and professional development opportunities at Kloeckner Metals Corporation.

If you want to make something happen, enjoy being involved in a challenging market, are passionate about customer service, are searching for exciting projects, can provide a high level of commitment and self-motivation, then you´re just the person we´re looking for at Kloeckner Metals Corporation!

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170,000 customers, 290 locations worldwide.


Marietta Alay-Ay – Finance Manager
"I've been with the company for almost 15 years. I've learned a lot professionally and will forever treasure the friendships I've made over the years. I currently work in Finance which gives me the opportunity to help our branch managers make decisions that keep our company competitive and profitable."
Mike Branigan – Product Manager-FRG
“Working for a world class company is, in itself, a privilege and source of personal pride and motivation. The desire by those I work with daily to be successful is inspiring and helps all of us to be part of a winning organization. “
Gayle Taggart – Regional Safety Manager
"It is rewarding to be a part of a company dedicated to taking care of its employees as well as providing quality service to its customers."
Kathryn Huber – Buyer – Tube/Pipe
“Although I have only been working for Kloeckner Metals for just over a year and a half, I have learned so much about the steel business while working here. I enjoy working as a part of a team with the common goal of providing our branches with the best service we can offer as a company. As a buyer this is a key part of my job, and I take pride in working for a company that allows me to be a piece of the puzzle in the growth of the steel industry.”
Sharron Jackson – Tax Manager
“I really enjoy working for a company that is so diverse and energized. The personnel are very helpful and informative. As soon as I started working for Kloeckner Metals I have felt like I am a part of a winning team and my technical knowledge has grown in abundance. My strengths in my field have become a great asset to the company and its employees.”
Barry Peeples – Inside Sales Manager HCG
"I have been with Kloeckner Metals for more than 5 years and what I enjoy most is being on the front lines working with our team to provide our customers with the excellent products and service they expect from our company."
Kyle Thayer – Crane and Machine Operator
“I have been employed with the company for 10 years in our warehouse as a crane and machine operator. I have enjoyed putting forth my efforts, along with my co- workers, as we focus on conquering the challenges every new day brings. I look forward to the upcoming years as we continue to strive for excellence by providing an efficient operation and excellent service to our customers. ”


In the countries where we operate, our constant focus must be on offering all employees the best possible opportunities for further development and offering ideal starting opportunities to new employees. 


We support our management and employees consistently in their professional development. Therefore we use our company´s own training centers for the targeted specialist and management employee development.

In addition, we have anchored the central significance of target-orientated personnel and management development for our corporate success as one of the four pillars of our long-term strategy. Throughout the Group, we have therefore been focusing as an initial step on internationally collaborative HR activities. By introducing a group-wide Management Competence Model, our managerial employees are provided in their Management Review with annual feedback with regard to their performance and development options.
For us, occupational development means the targeted promotion and support of employees. It is therefore important to us that employees also play their role and act under their own initiative and as a result are dedicated to their own development – and are prepared, at times, to leave their "comfort zone."


The Code of Conduct, which is at the core of our corporate culture, defines our fundamental ethical values. Our overriding guiding principle is based on our unwavering policy of maintaining our competitive position through the quality of our service and not through corruption, price fixing or similar measures that will not be tolerated. I would like to dispel all doubt at this point: anyone who seeks commercial success through the use of such measures is severely damaging the Company’s interests and must thus reckon with immediate consequences.
This clear Code of Conduct and our Compliance Program releases you from any questions of doubt. However, should you have any questions you can contact the company Compliance Officer in the US or contact the Corporate Compliance Office in Duisburg, Germany. These sources will provide a clear and unambiguous response.
The same applies if you discover a breach of the Code. We do not wish to create a culture of mistrust, but it is your duty to report a breach in such a case. Nobody should fear reprisals for having done so.
We can only be successful if we offer our customers the best service and are reliable partners to our suppliers. At the same time, through these clear rules of conduct we also aim to protect you as an employee, generate added value for our shareholders and support society as a whole.
We are certain this Code of Conduct will ensure that we are well equipped for the future. We can only implement these principles in everyday life if we work together as a team.


Kloeckner Metals Corporation strives to recruit and retain top talent, enabling us to provide exceptional service to our customers. Our dynamic and thorough recruiting strategy helps us identify the best possible candidates for our positions. We are committed to excellence and it shows in our hiring process, orientation, employee development, and competitive benefits package. Kloeckner Metals provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

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Website www.kloecknermetals.com
Headquarters Roswell, GA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1975
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Ryerson

Kloeckner Metals has put the pedal to its metals. The company, a subsidiary of the German distributor Klöckner, distributes metals throughout the US. Kloeckner Metals distributes general steel line products that include bar, grating and flooring, pipe, plate, and structural tube. The flat rolled division distributes aluminum and a variety of steel products, available coated... More

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