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Facility Manager  

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 Racine  
Position Facility Manager  

Job Scope

Under the direction of the Regional Director of Operations, responsible for all activities including planning, maintenance, staffing, training and operation associated with the safe and efficient functioning of the assigned facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees ferrous, non-ferrous, dispatching and maintenance/purchasing departments
  • Supervises employees including hiring, discipline, and terminations as necessary
  • Ability to grade and price scrap; may pay customers as needed
  • Maintains excellent relationships with both commercial and peddler customers
  • Maintains company safety and environmental objectives and standards; maintains ISO and OSHA compliance requirements
  • Supervises building and equipment maintenance and replacement needs
  • Manages cost and expenditures; takes action to meet or exceed budgeted targets for yard volume, net profit and ROI
  • Prepares and monitors annual budgets and monthly operating reports
  • Occasionally may operate yard equipment, perform light equipment maintenance etc.
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned or directed.
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


Prefer Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, management or other related area and at least 5 years industry experience including supervisory experience.  Must have excellent open communication style to carry out ongoing dialogues in a way that creates trust and confidence within all levels of the company as well as with external vendors and customers.  Ability to travel occasionally to other facilities or customers as needed.  Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.


Reports to the Regional Director of Operations.

Shift -not applicable-  
Category Facility Management  

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