MATERIAL HANDLER Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling in Freeport, TX (Published at October-24-2018)

Position Summary: Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs typical Material Handler operations to support the Warehouse Department.

• Works with minimal supervision.
• Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
• Performs prescribed preventative maintenance on equipment and machines as required.
• Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety and environmental regulations.
• Prepare and maintain records and reports.
• Complete required training as assigned.
• All other duties as assigned.
• Required to be familiar with basic hand held tools and equipment such as front end loaders, forklifts, cranes, scissors lifts, barrel grabbers and portable air compressors.
• Must be able to perform, but not limited to, the following tasks:

o Weigh, label and prepare product for shipment.
o Unload catalyst railcars.
o Unload roll-off’s and sample feedpad as required.
o Unload and sample store bins from trucks.
o Keep oil drain inside containment buildings unplugged and maintained.
o Housekeeping for safety and environmental maintenance and prevention.
o Transfer and haul catalyst to the containment buildings and feedpad for plant operations.
o Calculate pounds and kilograms for shipments.

• Must be familiar with all the equipment and tools to perform the tasks stated above.
• Able to perform basic set-ups and maintenance on the equipment and tools that are used on them.
• Must be able to work as a team.
• Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Must be able to receive and complete training in the following areas: OSHA, LOTO, DOT, HAZMAT, RCRA, Site-Specific Training and all other trainings/certifications as required.

 Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent.
• 3 years or more warehouse and/or chemical loading and unloading.
• Forklift certification required; DOT and Hazardous Waste Handling a plus.

 



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