Scale Clerks

  • Ferrous Processing and Trading Co.
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Entry Level

Job Description

Who we are?

Ferrous Processing and Trading Company, a premier processor, seller and recycler of scrap metal of all kinds. From massive auto shredding operations and specialty steel making and foundry products to nonferrous metals and industrial scrap management.  We are supported by the unique skills and experience of our management, commercial and operations team. We have built our reputation on the core values of integrity, responsiveness, expertise and creativity in scrap metal recycling.

FPT  has openings for Scale Clerks at its various locations.

Position Overview:

The Scale Clerk will weigh all vehicles inbound and outbound, inspecting loose loads to direct proper unloading areas and assisting in the details of purchases.

Typical Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Weigh inbound and outbound trucks, rail cars and peddlers
  • Operate scale computer, applying correct material and inventory codes
  • Climb up and down the stairs to view the loads inside of the customer's trucks
  • Maintain all scale tickets
  • Issue receipts and payment to customers
  • Prepare proper paperwork for shipments
  • Answer questions from customers regarding materials and pricing as needed
  • Direct truck traffic and communicate with the drivers regarding their unloading area
  • Communicate and assist yard employees, weighmaster and dispatchers as necessary
  • clerical duties, including, answering phones, etc

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Good computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Must possess superior interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Must have good math skills
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment background, physical and substance screening process

 Benefit Highlights:         

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits including low-cost medical coverage, dental, vision, 401k plan with matching contributions, paid time off and more