Operations Manager - Metal Recycling

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$85,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 02, 2018
Job ID
Operations Manager for ferrous and non-ferrous metals Opportunity in the Sacramento  CA area. 


My name is Lazaro Carlos, Metal Industry recruiter on a national level.  We are currently seeking a Operations Manager of ferrous and non-ferrous metals for a successful and long standing company in the BAY AREA of CA. Some details are listed below...  

Job Summary
  • Responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of  the plant operations & maintenance for ferrous and non-ferrous metals and transportation operations.
  • Manages plant operations (Ferrous & Non-ferrous) & maintenance for Feeder Yard. 
  • Implements the health, safety and environment standards and oversees the day to day activities of the Safety Coordinator. 
  • Makes recommendations on major capital expenditures and plans major plant improvements and innovation projects subject to management approval.  Plans and manages project related initiatives.
  • Develops strategies, business plans, budgets and programs to contain cost and to increase productivity.
  • Responsible for loading and shipping of ASR/Propat. 
  • Responsible for making recommendations for further cost improvements.
  • Responsible for staff to follow local rules and regulations.
  • Assists in the maintenance of leased property.
  • Implements corporate sponsored initiatives, including standardized production and budget forecasting/reporting for all departments.
  • Maintains accurate inventories.
  • Maximizes production while minimizing spending.
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with various vendors.
  • Responsible for improving joint venture relationship with neighbors.
  • Responsible for the hiring and managing of union and non-union employees.

  • Must have some knowledge of different types of scrap metal.
  • College degree in business, mechanical/metallurgical engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent business required.
  • 10 years experience in the scrap metal business
  • 5 years having facility wide management responsibility for manufacturing scrap purchasing and sales, and /or production required;
  • Active in scrap trade associations and other related grade groups.

Above average base salary plus bonus and comprehensive benefits package!
Interested in hearing more?  Do not hesitate to reach out!

Lazaro Carlos, Vice President of Operations
Global Metal Industry Recruiters
Direct line -954-889-7576
www. metalrecruiters.com