Shredder Operator

Newport, Kentucky

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Everyone wants to work with people they respect. It's even better if you can work for a company that you respect. We have both at River Metals Recycling (RMR). In fact, in addition to safety, integrity and excellence, respect is one of our core values. Working at RMR is definitely for you if:

  • You want a career and not just a job
  • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
  • You have a positive, can do attitude
  • You are motivated and take initiative
RMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The David J. Joseph Company. We are recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.

If you are ready to grow with a successful company, please apply online.
  • Embody the company's most important core value: Safety-properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures, attend safety meetings, and participate in safety program.
  • Responsible for the daily operation, production and maintenance of the assigned department.
  • Strict adherence to all Safety, Environmental and Quality programs, ensuring compliance with the policies associated with these programs.
  • Uses equipment to process, move, store, and load materials for shipment while ensuring that processed scrap meets specifications for customers.
  • Oversee shredder computer systems controlling the flow of material through the shredder to optimize density and volume while meeting production schedules and optimizing savings.
  • General labor duties that may include but not limited to: Sweeping, shoveling and general clean-up of any area and/or equipment and physical handling of materials, supplies, etc.
  • Willing to cross-train in other positions and assists other employees as needed.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by the Facility Manager.
  • Qualifications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service.
  • Minimum of 2-year experience in recycling/scrap operations or like industry.
  • Experience with Safety programs. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions as well as use a computer at an intermediate level.
  • Experience Operating a Skid Steer, Fork lift, Front-End Loader, etc.
  • Strong mechanical abilities (welding, fabrication, knowledge of tools, etc.).
  • Experience operating and understanding of conveyor belts.
  • Ability to work standing or walking for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Ability to walk up several flights of stairs and work at heights above one story.
  • High School diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Flexible to work off hours, including overtime and six days a week as required by production as well as in varying indoor/outdoor industrial working conditions.
  • Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.
    EEO Statement

    River Metals Recycling (RMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.RMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

    RMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.RMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.

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