Title:  Scale Operator

Date:  Jul 27, 2022
Location: 

San Jose, CA, US, 95112

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:

 

The scale operator is the first “face” of the Company. The scale operator will initiate the business transaction with the supplier, reviewing the material presented for sale, gathering all required documentation for what is being presented for sale, weigh the material in, direct the supplier where to go, weigh the supplier out and complete the transaction following all company policy and procedures.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for the accuracy of all weighing
  • Follow all applicable metal theft laws as they pertain to each type of transaction
  • Keep the scale in balance for all weighing (no manual inputting)
  • Keep the weighing equipment in good condition
  • Conduct monthly scale weight spot checks.  Report all problems to your Supervisor
  • Provide basic price quotes
  • Keep all purchasing and sales tickets in alphabetical order
  • Notify your supervisor with any transaction discrepancies
  • Test radiation detective system daily at the start of shift
  • Assit with other yard duties as assigned.

 

Core Competencies:

 

  • Detail-oriented, organized, efficient, and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Dependable, flexible, and ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment. Shift changes and overtime subject to business needs
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and mathematical skills
  • Positive attitude, goal-oriented, and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • Must be able to pass background check, drug test, and credit check
  • 2 or 4 year college degree in Business or equivalent preferred
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

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