Title:  Operator

Date:  Dec 30, 2021
Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77020

Company:  simsmetalm
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Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

Job Summary:

To participate in the processing of material in a safe and efficient manner and in line with Company requirements through the operation of mobile plant and load shifting equipment. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate mobile plant and equipment such as forklifts, yard sweepers, front end loaders, excavators, mobile sheers, or skid steers, in line with applicable procedures 

  • Load and unload material to and from transport vehicles and transport to the correct location in a safe, efficient and timely manner 

  • Complete any documentation such as pre-start checks, in accordance with company requirements and provide to Yard Manager or Supervisor as required 

  • Conduct basic fault finding in accordance with basic procedures 

  • Attend and participate in meetings as required 

  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for all Safety, Health, Environment, Community, and Sustainability policies, procedures, and initiatives 

  • Support diversity and inclusion, positive employee relations, and team environment 

  • Support measures designed to effectively manage costs and adherence to budgetary requirements 

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives  

  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures and initiatives relevant to the job 

  • Support training and performance management initiatives 

Qualifications:

  • Relevant licenses to operate mobile plant or equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Previous working experience in an industrial environment, preferred  

  • Excavator, Front End Loader, Forklift license or equivalent combination of education and experience  

  • Knowledge of different grades and types of ferrous and non ferrous material, preferred 

Skills:

  • Basic fault finding skills 

  • Verbal and basic written communication skills 

  • Time management and the ability to prioritize tasks 

  • Basic numeracy skills 

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE WITH REGARD TO RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, MARITAL OR FAMILIAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, HOUSING STATUS, SOURCE OF INCOME, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THIS APPLIES TO ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION, INCLUDING RECRUITING, HIRING, PLACEMENT, PROMOTION, TERMINATION, LAYOFF, RECALL, TRANSFER, LEAVES OF ABSENCE, COMPENSATION, AND TRAINING.  QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY IN NEED OF A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY REQUEST SUCH WITHOUT FEAR OF REPRISAL OR DISCRIMINATION. 


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