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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Material Handler - Recycling (5460)

Location: San Antonio, TX (0287)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking a metal sorter to support the CMC Recycling line of business. As part of the CMC team, the metal sorter oversees the process of separating various scrap materials. In addition, the metal sorter takes material from one location to another and may be involved in the process of extracting and loading the material to be transported. With an uncontrolled climate this position's working conditions include exposure to heat and cold. This is an hourly position with a work schedule of Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM and Saturday 8:00AM-Noon, Overtime can be expected to accommodate business needs.

This is an opportunity to learn the recycling business from the ground up. CMC offers training and advancement for individuals who have the attitude and aptitude to learn and grow.

CMC's generous and competitive compensation package includes: medical, dental, vision, company paid life and disability, company matching 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan, paid vacation, and tuition reimbursement

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Must comply with safety procedures and regulations at all times
• Sort, transport, pack, remove, and dispose of materials as regulated by law
• Assist in performing inventory on material
• Assist in unloading and loading customers
• Constantly perform a wide range of physical activities which include pulling, reaching, bending over, climbing, and kneeling
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time
• Other duties as assigned in general support of the organization

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with customers, employees, and business leaders
• Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced environment
• Great organizational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
• Must be a quick learner; willing and able to operate heavy equipment (crane, forklift, loader etc.)

• Forklift experience and certification desired but not required as on-site training will be provided
• 1 year experience in either operations and or manufacturing environment
• Prior knowledge of metal identification is a plus

Education Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.