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Ferrous ELV

New Orleans, LA, USA Req #661
Friday, July 5, 2024
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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


I.                   Summary

EMR USA has an opening for an end of life vehicle (ELV) technician. In this role, the ELV employee will assist with intake of cars to be recycled, break down cars to various components and prepare them for the next step in the process.  To be successful, the ELV employee must be organized and able to perform several tasks at the same time. Ultimately, an outstanding ELV employee has good customer service skills, is a team player and possesses a strong work ethic.


II.                Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Using a forklift to handle inventory
  • Entering and tracking inventory data on an iPad
  • Implementing and documenting all facets of inventory control
  • Assisting with all facets of the dismantling or disassembly of automobiles that have reached the end of their life cycle
  • Removing tires, batteries and converters from automobiles purchased as scrap
  • Draining fluids from ELV vehicles
  • Operate loader to move vehicles in the yard


III.             Required Skills / Abilities

  • Proficient computer or tablet user
  • Mechanical experience in dealing with automobiles


IV.             Education & Experience

  • Must possess a valid driver's license  
  • Forklift operator experience is required


V.                Other Job Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job, the Load inspector will be working in an outdoor environment. The employee may be near moving mechanical parts and will be exposed to all weather conditions. The noise level in the environment can be loud and will require ear protection. The employee is required to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time. This job also requires frequent bending, kneeling, and standing, lifting up to 50 lbs., and working in confined spaces.


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Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • New Orleans, LA, USA