An Edmonton Construction Company URGENTLY requires a Yard Manager to take responsibility for directing the day to day operations, including the supervision of employees engaged in the daily intake, processing and shipment of scrap metal.
High School Diploma plus College Certificate or University Degree or equivalent experience in related discipline
Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing/industrial environment.
Experience with metal scrap recycling or steel production.
Valid Driver’s license with acceptable driving record required.
Ability to motivate staff and effectively accomplish tasks.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office products and ability to learn various in-house computer systems.
Experience in the operation and maintenance of various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to balers, shears, forklifts, cranes, loaders and shredders.
Experience and knowledge in identifying, sorting and or processing scrap ferrous and non-ferrous metals including but not limited to copper; aluminum, brass, stainless steel, bronze and titanium.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Direct the activities of yard personnel to include training, scheduling, assigning tasks, evaluating performance and administering progressive discipline as appropriate.
Directly supervise positions including but not limited to: equipment operators, maintenance personnel, scale operators, CDL Drivers, purchasing agents and administrative personnel.
Assist in managing incoming and on-hand material cost to ensure maximum spread per ton processed and sold.
Assist in managing the logistics of outgoing material by securing adequate rail and/or truck transportation to meet customer orders. Maximize freight utilization by ensuring rail cars are loaded to capacity.
Facilitate safety meetings to discuss yard issues and best practices.
Recognize opportunities to improve equipment, people and processes; submit appropriate improvement suggestions for management approval with sufficient detail to justify cost.
Ensure compliance with all Environmental Safety, Health and other Company policies, procedures and requirements. Establish and maintain comprehensive safety programs and procedures.
Perform additional duties and assignments as instructed by supervisor.