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Front End Loader

Port Allen, LA 70767, USA Req #591
Monday, March 25, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

Job description


Loader Operator


My Auto Store

Reports To

Depot Manager


Port Allen, LA




Full Time


  • Safely unload haulers and transport vehicles securely to inventory area.
  • Safely load vehicles on to haulers that are ready for the next stage.
  • Support operations by safely bringing vehicles to dismantling department, and moving loads around the yard as directed.
  • Maintain a safe an orderly work area and insure the integrity of vehicles/inventory that is transported and stored.
  • Check load for balance and safely move it around the facility.
  • Conduct regular checks on machinery and work areas.
  • Follow specific work instructions and best practices to safely and accurately complete daily work assignments.
  • Participate in all assigned training programs and adhere to all guidelines.
  • Assist in various yard maintenance tasks, and equipment storage.
  • Check load for balance and safely move it around the facility to stack, unload or load and trucks.
  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material for transport to designated areas.
  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms or trucks.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety inspection on loaders and auxiliary equipment.
  • Operate loading equipment by following proper health and safety protocol.
  • Complete all required daily equipment reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


  • High School Diploma and or relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of vehicles and parts, basic computer skills, willingness to work in an outdoors environment.
  • Ability to be a team player and follow protocol guidelines
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Previous heavy equipment operation, general maintenance, and understanding of mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of vehicles mechanical, electrical and electronic components
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changes while ensuring tasks are safely and efficiently completed with little or no supervision
  • Physically able to stand or sit for long period of time and lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • GED or High school Diploma
  • Drug testing, physical, criminal background check and driving background investigations will be conducted by management prior to employment.

Work is generally performed outdoors in all-weather elements such as hot, cold, rain, or snow and personal protective equipment is required. Working hours may vary and evening or weekend work may be required. You may be required to lift and carry light weights.


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EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Port Allen, LA 70767, USA