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Scale Operator / General Labor

Company: GLRA
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur dedicated equipment operators and general labor are a critical piece of our business and enjoy the challenge to achieve and exceed our production goals. Their commitment to be the best they can be, focus on safety, attention to detail and quality have gotten us where we are today. We are looking for someone who is interested in more than just operating a piece of machinery but rather looking for ways to learn, grow and improve each day. Be part of our sustainable team that makes it all possible! Position Summary: The scale house operator serves as the point of contact for customers in completing transactions. Will purchase incoming metals, record weights.

  • Weigh and record trucks in and out, using computer or other scale equipment.
  • Interact with customers regarding the purchase of their materials.
  • Weigh and inspect all incoming non-ferrous customer scrap.
  • Identify and sort materials, removing and/or upgrading when possible.
  • Input and record transaction data in computer system.
  • Operate hi-lo, loader and/or manual processing equipment as needed.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • Inventory and ship material as needed.Manage assigned yard or plant area for cleanliness, safety and organized work flow. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Follow all set safety practices, Company "P's and Q's", honesty and accountability standards.Essential Functions:
    • Complete daily preventative maintenance sheets for assigned equipment.
    • Keep assigned yard area clean and organized, daily.
    • Maintain quality of material flowing in/out of assigned area (no pallets, boxes, garbage, etc.)
    • Assist in loading/unloading inbound or outbound trucks, as needed.
    • Assist at the Scale clearing/gathering carts, unloading "peddler" customers
    • Change out full cages of material at Scale, as needed
    • Load/unload any outgoing roll off containers, as needed
    • Load/unload all boxes or pallets of cast, labor and smelt
    • Load or pack shred or smelt cans
    • Other duties as assigned within the yard, as neededKnowledge – Skills – Abilities
      • Customer service experience needed
      • Previous metal scrap yard experience is useful
      • Basic knowledge of various metals is useful
      • Basic organizational, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
      • Basic reading, writing and math skills needed
      • Previous rolling stock operator experience helpful
      • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
      • Requires daily use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Be a part of the green movement and join GLRA today, a PADNOS sister company!We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, weight, height, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, genetic medical information, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: GLRA, Battle Creek , Scale Operator / General Labor, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

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