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Department Lead – Metal Sorting

Euclid, OH, USA


We are a leading metal processing facility, dealing in mainly precious metals. We are looking for a department manager for our Sorting Department! This is a direct hire opportunity on our first shift team!


Job Description – Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibility in this position involves the verification of metal chemistry through sortation and analysis and quality control of scrap metal inventory in a large metal recycling facility.
  • This will require the use of math and science skills to solve different technical and analytical problems as well as improve process efficiency.
  • This role involves addressing operational challenges and integrating current methodologies with the development of new practices, techniques, and systems in the sortation and verification of material.
  • Prepare reports, studies, and documentation, deliver presentations, and participate in meetings.
  • Adhere to production schedules and meet deadlines to fulfill orders/shipments efficiently.
  • Assist in inventory management as well as improvements to the inventory system’s control of data.
  • Lean and Six Sigma project development and implementation.


  • The ideal candidate must be capable of solving problems most efficiently, should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must have the ability to manage projects independently.
  • Self-starter with the drive to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Physical capability to stand for extended periods and perform repetitive tasks.
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.
  • The candidate must have strong coordination skills combined with the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate should have experience in working with multiple teams/departments, including coordinating projects, communicating well, and exercising initiative when presented with problems.
  • 4 Year College degree is required. Preferred degree in Engineering or Material Sciences.
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