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Recycling Smelter Operator

Company: Element Resources
Location: Forest City
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Starting pay rate $19.05 per hour!!-- Employees earn weekly attendance bonuses that could equal $3,000-$10,000 on an annual basis!Now offering $500* sign-on bonus for offers accepted through 11/1/2021!One of Forest City Missouri's long-standing companies is hiring! Introducing ... Element Resources. Element is one of the leading Battery Recycling facilities in the country and has been a mainstay in the Forest City community for over 30 years. Did you know that batteries are the most recycled product in the world with a more than 99 percent recycling rate? Element provides an essential supply of recycled products to America's battery manufacturers to produce high quality, top performing batteries to power cars, trucks and forklifts, which are vital to keeping our country's supply chain running.A Recycling Smelter Operator generally is responsible to operate a piece of equipment or perform tasks at the direction of the supervisor. The Operator also may work with a senior operator to carry out operations in an operating system or unit; the operator may be asked to perform as part of a team. The operator is also responsible for performing work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Work may be performed in Blast Furnace, Warehouse, or Breaker departments.Apply online or text recyclingjobs to 97211 to begin your pre-screening process! Responsibilities The duties assigned to an Operator may vary with the area assigned. Specific duties are described in operating instructions for each area or piece of equipment. Duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Load and operate high-speed blenders
  • Operate blending/milling equipment
  • Operate smelters and spray dryer, record temperature at specified intervals
  • Empty smelter.
  • Package material for shipments, including weight and quantities
  • Operate a fork and/or lift truck
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by a supervisor.
  • Train other Operators when assigned to do so by supervisor.
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Work in a safe and environmentally sound manner
  • Clean and lubricate all equipment
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • May be required to relieve other Operations
  • Any other miscellaneous duties Qualifications
    • Able to operate equipment basic power and hand tools and possibly some heavy equipment such as a forklift, man-lift, etc.
    • Able to understand and follow both verbal and visual instructions regarding plant safety and operations.
    • Comprehend and apply basic math skills e.g. addition, subtraction, etc.
    • Able to satisfy a Pulmonary Function Test within OSHA standards and wear a respirator
    • Regular attendance is a requirement for this position.
    • Must be able to lift, bend, reach and twist with loads for periods of time. Throughout the day, actual lifting may be from 15 to 50 lbs. and up to 100 lbs. on an infrequent basis.--PREFERRED:
      • Recycling, smelting, metallurgical processing plant experience, or other relevant industrial experience--(manufacturing, factory)
      • Working knowledge of pumps, flow processes, e.g. throughput, valves, and electrical and understanding units of measurement e.g. psi, flow rate, gpm, amps, etc.
      • High School and or technical/vocational training-- EEO Statement Element Resources is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. About Statement Element Resources ( one of the nation---s largest secondary recyclers of lead batteries used to power Transportation and Industrial market applications. With recycling plants located in Canon Hollow, Missouri, and Muncie, Indiana, Element Resources is committed to operating in an environmentally responsible way to ensure more than 16 million lead batteries are safely recycled each year, contributing the sustainability of the lead battery industry.

Keywords: Element Resources, Saint Joseph , Recycling Smelter Operator, Other , Forest City, Missouri

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