Ferrous Processing and Trading (FPT) is one of North America's premier processors, buyers, sellers and recyclers of scrap metals of all kinds and is a key supplier to the metals industry of North America. FPT is a wholly-owned business of Cleveland-Cliffs has an immediate opportunity for a Scale Clerk at one of our Detroit, Michigan locations. The Scale Clerk is responsible for weighing all inbound and outbound vehicles, inspecting loose loads, directing them to proper unloading areas, and assisting in the details of purchases.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Ensure adherence to safety standards including use of required personal protective equipment (PPE), remove hazards as identified, and maintain cleanliness of the site.
Accurately inspect all materials ensuring correct weights, materials description, and grade for all inbound and outbound loads.
Determine the grade of the material, enter it into the inventory system, and direct to proper location.
Operate & maintain mobile equipment including but not limited to forklifts, skid steers.
Set prices and purchasing materials based on market value
Manage and control inventory levels
Provide day-to-day training and guidance to develop our team to its fullest potential
Answer customer questions about materials, pricing and procedures.
Maintain records as required.
Research, compare, and evaluate local markets.
Manage, arrange, and schedule pickups and deliveries with carriers.
Assist with processing as needed, periodically operate & maintain equipment
Maintain scale house and keep grounds organized
Operate scale computer, applying correct material and inventory codes.
Prepare proper paperwork for shipments
Communicate effectively with transportation, customers, management, and yard employees
Interacts with customers or drivers to direct or assist them
Insure quality of inbound and outbound materials
High School Diploma/GED and must be at least 18 years of age.
Experience in scrap industry preferred
Computer experience with Microsoft Office preferred
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Basic math and data entry skills
Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple tasks at once.
Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to follow oral and written communication
Ability to climb ladders or steps to reach objects
Work cooperatively with other employees and the public
Must be able to work in an environment where routinely exposed to dust, dirt, vibrations, extreme climate and changes in weather.
Pre-Employment background, physical, and hair drug screen required
Ferrous Processing and Trading is a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. Cleveland-Cliffs is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. We offer an excellent total compensation package including top pay with variable compensation opportunities, health insurance, retirement plan, education assistance, paid time off, and more!
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail toor call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.