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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 Davenport  
Position Inspector / Traffic Coordinator  

Job description

We are looking for full time Scrap Metal Inspector to join our team in Davenport, IA.  This position works outside in all types of weather and is responsible for directing and inspecting inbound scrap material to the facility. 

About Us

Alter Trading Company is looking to add to its team. Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old, privately held company with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities operates scrap metal processing facilities in 9 states and trades recycled materials nationally and internationally.

Brief Summary

Identifies and grades inbound scrap rejecting unacceptable items

Directs customers in traffic flow and proper unloading area, knowing the location of yard inventory

Completes inspection ticket and provides to customer

Maintains good working relationship with customer

Operates yard equipment, as needed

Performs other Duties as assigned.


Knowledge of Metals, preferred

Previous Equipment Operations, preferred

Customer Service Experience, required

Prior experience leading and directing people, preferred.

Ability to Manually sort, bending and picking up

Ability to work outside in all weather

Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate by radio and email. 


Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Offered

Company Paid Disability Insurance

401k with company match

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

Wears all necessary PPE when working in the yard. Follows company safety standards at all times. Failure to follow standards, may result in loss of position.

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

Shift Days  
Category Production  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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