Mobile Material Handlers

  • Ferrous Processing and Trading Co.
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full time Entry Level General Labor Manufacturing Technical/Technician

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 immediate openings for full-time Mobile Material Handlers at various locations. 

Position Overview: 

The Mobile Material Handlers will be using the material handler (mobile or stationary) equipment to lift, move and place objects at different locations within the scrap yard using a magnet or grapple in a variety of outdoor conditions and elements. 

Typical Duties will include: 

  • Operating a variety of equipment to include a wheeled crawler and pedestal material handlers by various manufacturers to move raw and scrap materials
  • Performing some maintenance of the material handler (fueling; greasing; cleaning; etc.)
  • Safely operating a magnet and grapple while loading trucks and rail cars
  • Performing work outdoors with exposure to a variety of weather conditions
  • Operating in a safe manner that expedites the loading and unloading of incoming and outgoing materials in accordance with the machine capacity and weather conditions
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications include: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to climb ladders or steps
  • Ability to operate all hand and feet controls
  • Knowledge of scrap metals is an asset
  • Training certificate is an asset
  • Understand and follow verbal and written communications
  • Work cooperatively with other employees
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment background, physical and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verification and criminal search as well as continued verification throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards 

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. 

Ferrous Processing and Trading is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a safe and drugfree workplace for all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, ancestry, mental or physical disability, gender identity/expression, military status, marital status, pregnancy or breastfeeding condition, height, weight or genetics or any other categories protected by applicable law.