Title:  Scale Helper

Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Location: 

San Jose, CA, US, 95112

Company:  simsmetalm
2055

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:

 Perform general duties of a Scale Helper in the Non-Ferrous area of the yard.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Accurately identify, weigh and price various types of metals
  • Properly sort metals and place them in their appropriate location(s)
  • Learn and adhere to all applicable recycling laws
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work environment
  • Obtain all required photos and information before completing transactions

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Stay busy and productive throughout their shift
  • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Accommodate a flexible work schedule, including work on Saturdays
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude
  • Have basic knowledge of computers
  • Ability to speak and understand English – Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Work productively with minimal supervision
  • Communicate effectively
  • Ability to work on his/her feet for most (if not all) of their shift
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Pass mobile equipment certification
  • Read and comprehend instructions, procedures, correspondence, memos, etc.

 Work Environment:

The position requires the employee to work outdoors, which at times can/will expose the worker to various weather conditions, including heat, cold and rain.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, & 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. 


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto