Director of Feedstock

Job Type:

Full Time

Working Style:

Hybrid in-person at our corporate office in Downtown Toronto and work from home, with occasional travel | Open Until Filled

Company Description

Cyclic Materials is the most exciting cleantech company in North America. 

We are addressing environmental, geopolitical, and supply chain challenges by recovering rare earth elements and other valuable materials from the difficult-to-recycle products of the modern world. We provide the market with a secure and regional supply metals critical to the energy transition, and do so in an ethical, economic, and sustainable way.

With the global market for magnet rare earth elements forecast to increase dramatically by 2030, establishing new sources of these critical elements will be vital to support the electrification of the economy across Canada, North America, and the world. 

Cyclic Materials is positioned to be a key player in developing a circular economy to support the energy transition. 

Join the team in building a global recycling cleantech company.

Position Overview

As a member of the Strategic Partnerships team, you will develop and maintain a steady supply of feedstock to be recycled. Your duties will encompass all things related to the purchase of our feedstock, including business development, negotiation of pricing, and volumes. You will be based in our corporate office in Downtown Toronto and will travel throughout North America to meet with sellers and attend conferences. Occasional visits to the company’s engineering facilities in downtown Kingston, Ontario are possible. You will report to the VP of Strategic Partnerships. When not traveling, this team works 3-4 days-per-week in-person in the Toronto office. 


  • Develop new relationships with sellers of feedstock, including automobile dismantlers, scrap yards, e-scrap facilities, and product manufacturers.
  • Assist in the negotiation of long-term supply contracts, gathering and analyzing historical pricing information. 
  • Stay abreast of current market trends and competitive situations/practices to meet the needs of the operations supplied.
  • Coordinate the supply requirements and timing with operations department.
  • Handle inbound logistics, including product sampling and analysis.
  • Assist in the development of external presentations, grant applications, certifications, and other documentation.
  • Represent the company in industry associations.
  • Build and manage feedstock team of associate buyers to operating in a fast paced and growing company.

What you bring:

  • Knowledge of and relationships in the automobile recycling industry.
  • Knowledge of and relationships in the automobile and metal scrapping industry.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of pricing, shipping, and availability of feedstock. 
  • Financial fluency and ability to build quantitative models.
  • Ability to grow and manage a team of three to five feedstock buyers. Demonstrated ability to attract and collaborate with a highly skilled team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Twice because it's that important!
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results with a respectful and inclusive style.
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic Startup environment, contributing outside of specific responsibilities.
  • Ability to develop repeatable processes and procedures to support company growth.

What we can offer you:

  • An impactful company improving the sustainability of critical materials production.
  • The opportunities of a young and fast-growing company. Your success is our success!
  • Global opportunities for growth and travel.
  • Leadership opportunities as the company grows. 
  • A dynamic work environment that’s focused on learning with accelerated career paths.
  • A competitive salary package.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Salary range: CAD $110,000-$150,000

Learn more about Cyclic Materials here:

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