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ZC-General Laborer 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location Council Bluffs - ZC  
Position ZC-General Laborer  

Under supervision, loads and unloads material from customer vehicles, trucks or rail cars, sorts into appropriate areas, uses mechanized equipment to sort and/or break down material for customer use.


  • Identifies and sorts metals by type and grade. 
  • Monitors process and makes adjustments as required.
  • Assists with movement of processed products from production bins across the scales and into the finished goods bins.
  • Helps trouble shoot production issues as they occur.
  • Shovel material as needed.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and completes inspection sheets on equipment.
  • Moves material in the yard utilizing bobcat or front end loader.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned or required.


    Wears all necessary PPE when working in the yard.  Follows company safety standards at all times.  Failure to follow safety requirements may result in loss of position.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


High school diploma or GED preferred but not required.  Must be able to interact with customers and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner. 

Prior experience operating light and heavy machinery preferred but not required as we will train candidates.   Some mechanical aptitude necessary.  Will use hand tools for minor repairs.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 30-50 lbs and 100+lbs on 2-person lift.

Shift Second  
Category Production  

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