The David J. Joseph Company

  • Small Equipment Operator

    Additional Locations 3 months ago(10/18/2018 4:16 PM)
    # of Openings
    2nd Shift
  • Overview

    At Advantage Metals Recycling (AMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at AMR is definitely for you if:

    • You want a career and not just a job
    • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
    • You have a positive, can-do attitude
    • You are motivated and take initiative

    We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, AMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.


    AMR operates recycling facilities in Kansas and Missouri. Our processing capabilities include an automobile shredder, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, and extensive transportation services. AMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph family of companies and has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.


    Advantage Metals Recycling, LLC, has an exciting opportunity as a Baler Operator (2nd Shift position) for our Sedalia Location. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communications skills. The hours for this position are 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm, M-F.

    • Works as on-site support for large industrial customer
    • Operate Harris 220 baler and other equipment as necessary- material handler, forklifts, etc.
    • Properly follow company and OSHA procedures
    • Follow policies and procedures of customer (Maxion wheels) as applicable
    • Effectively communicates with customer and responds to requests/needs
    • Shares relevant information between AMR and customer concerning production or scheduling changes
    • Perform daily inspections on equipment and report any defects or needed repairs to supervisor
    • Clean equipment as needed
    • Other duties as assigned


    1. Demonstrate ability to be a self-starter, work at off-site locations with little supervision.
    2. Ability to interact with customer management professionally.
    3. Knowledge of equipment operating principles.
    4. Ability to operate safely in tight industrial plant spaces.
    5. Ability to operate equipment under varying working conditions.
    6. Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations.
    7. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
    8. Demonstrate ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
    9. Forklift certification a plus.

    This position is eligible for shift differential of $1.50 per hour



    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    Advantage Metals Recycling LLC (AMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    AMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. AMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please
    click here.

    AMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    AMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.


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