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ZM Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd shift 

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 Milwaukee  
Position ZM Maintenance Mechanic  

Maintenance Mechanic opening at our ZM facility (located on the 1640 W Bruce St, Milwaukee property)6:00pm 6:30am Sun Thurs for nights, and there may be some OT opportunities on Saturdays for days and Fridays for nights.

Job description is as follows:

The ZM Maintenance Person is responsible for maintaining plant productivity and uptime by proactively performing a comprehensive maintenance function, including parts inventory and tools management, preventative maintenance, root cause analysis and minor fabrication and design activities. Inspects & conducts preventative maintenance on all equipment; maintain, troubleshoot & repair equipment; maintain and utilize maintenance management software, create PM schedules, track maintenance records, work orders and spare parts; identify and order spare parts and track inventory physically & in parts system; review and check work of maintenance done by other NF Recovery shift production employees, providing training and development of others. Design, weld, torch and otherwise fabricate minor modifications to the plant equipment. Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical and PLC systems. Must have ability to read, write, interpret documents, prints, repair manuals and communicate effectively. Regular and reliable attendance is critical.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Two-year AAS (technical degree) and/or technical certification in welding, hydraulics, electrical systems or industrial mechanics preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic functions of arithmetic: add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Computer ratio, rate, and percent.
  • Ability to do welding and fabricating work required.
  • Must have experience troubleshooting low voltage circuitry – 24 volt; 12 volt; or 10 volt.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills required. Timely follow up is critical in this position. Communications must be detailed, respectful and constructive.
  • Must be able to operate computer, calculator, cell-phone and two-way radio.
  • Familiarity heavy mobile equipment such as forklifts, loaders, and material separators a plus
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30-50 pounds.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel to communicate and track information.
  • Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.
Shift Nights  
Category Maintenance  

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