Schnitzer Steel is an exciting place to be as a global leader in the thriving metals recycling industry. We are looking for self-
motivated individuals to join our team. Our fast-paced environment features challenging and rewarding work, strong teamwork, and a commitment to providing quality products and excellent customer service.
At the same time, as a growing Fortune 1000 company that has been in business for over a century, we can offer a culture that rewards performance and a strong, corporate structure with job stability.
In fact, Schnitzer Steel has experienced employees who have been with us for over 30 years working side-by-side with recent hires who constantly bring new ideas and energy into the company.
The Truck Scale Operator (TSO) reports to the Dispatcher, Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager.
The TSO is responsible for weighing and grading incoming scrap loads, operating in-bound and out-bound scales, directing customers to the appropriate areas for unloading, facilitating payment for in-
bound material while ensuring that all of his / her efforts are compliant with the company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
The TSO may also communicate the pricing of materials with production crews and customers. The TSO should possess knowledge of metals identification and grading according to ISRI specifications, as well as the delivery of exceptional customer service.
This position operates within well defined parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position.
Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.
Essential Functions :
Supervisory Responsibility :
Interpersonal Contacts :
Direct contact with Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager, Commercial department, customers, and operations production employees.
Face-to-face, electronic, and radio communication required daily.
Job Conditions :
This position is regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard.
Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, face shields, and additional personal protective equipment as needed, must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards.
Travel is not required for this position.
Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times.
Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and / or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis.
Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions :
twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; sit or stand continually; communicate by speech and hearing continually.
Visual acuity needed for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as TSO will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness.
High School diploma or GED Certification preferred. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role or scrap industry preferred.
Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with customers and other employees required.
Mathematical and problem solving skills, basic negotiation skills, attention to detail, and basic typing skills required.
PLEASE NOTE : The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.
All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.