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Yard Associate - Automobile Unit

Company: PADNOS
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionYard Associate - FRU (Fluid Recovery Unit)Our dedicated equipment operators and general labor are a critical piece of our business and enjoy the challenge to achieve and exceed our production goals. Their commitment to be the best they can be, focus on safety, attention to detail and quality have gotten us where we are today. We are looking for someone who is interested in more than just operating a piece of machinery but rather looking for ways to learn, grow and improve each day. Be part of our sustainable team that makes it all possible! PADNOS is a full-service recycling company handling paper, plastic, metals and electronic recycling. We tailor recycling programs for consumer and industrial clients throughout the United States. PADNOS was founded over a century ago and continues to transform the recycling industry. The company has thrived as a family business through four generations and has grown to be a market leader and best in class innovator. PADNOS has a rich history of taking care of our Team Members, their families and the multiple communities we serve. We invest in our Team Members and offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Tuition reimbursement for Team Members
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement for dependents
  • First Time Home Buying Assistance
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Performance Driven Bonuses Position Summary: The Yard Associate- FRU is responsible for the timely conversion of vehicles from "drivable to shreddable." This role will be responsible for the preparation of vehicles by removing all upgradeable parts and operating the machines that remove all required vehicle fluids. The job is completely outdoors and will be highly physical in nature. The role will report efficiency and production metrics on a daily basis.
    • Prepare vehicles for fluid removal by removing tires, batteries, and freon prior to placing the vehicle on the draining rack.
    • Operate the fluid recovery unit, draining fuel, oil, antifreeze, and other vehicle fluids from each vehicle.
    • Track and report daily production numbers.
    • Prepare finished product packages of aluminum rims, batteries, and other nonferrous grades for shipment.= Qualifications:
      • Six months operating small equipment experience preferred
      • Equipment operation and preventative maintenance knowledge
      • Basic computer skills
      • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
      • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
      • Accuracy in operation and attention to detail
      • Knowledge in inventory control Be a part of the green movement and join PADNOS today! PADNOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Be a part of the green movement and join PADNOS today!PADNOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, weight, height, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, genetic medical information, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: PADNOS, Grand Rapids , Yard Associate - Automobile Unit, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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