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General Manager
Title:General Manager
Location:Bristol, TN
Wise Recycling is seeking the position of General Manager at our Bristol, TN facility.

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient operation of a scrap metal recycling yard, including the supervision of employees engaged in the daily intake, processing and shipment of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals. This includes responsibility for maintaining a safe workplace, environmental compliance, training, staffing requirements, recommending plant capital requirements, and design and implementation of new process technology to enhance the efficiency and improve the profitability of the facility

Wise Recycling is an equal opportunity and affirmative-action employer. As such, Wise Recycling always seeks to attract and retain the best qualified people available.


Job/Position Summary: 
• Responsible for overall facility operations, including personnel training, equipment, purchasing and maintenance.
• Direct oversight of development of strategic plans to achieve objectives for efficient yard utilization, material separation, labor costs, preventative maintenance programs, housekeeping, safety and environmental initiatives
• Ensure personnel are trained in the process of metal identification, correct processing techniques, customer service and purchasing policies.
• Responsible for implementing and maintaining inventory strategies in order to stay current with changing market conditions.
• Monitor and prepare daily market price indications for market.
• Establish and maintain quality control standards of metal bought and sold.
• Responsible for negotiating purchasing and selling terms.
• Maintain high margins by aggressive upgrading, coupled with timely buying of material.
• Demonstrate ability for consistently acquiring new industrial accounts in a competitive market place.
• Direct the responsibility for prospecting potential clients through cold calling and customer referrals.
• Promote strong business relationships by maintaining highest standards of customer service, with emphasis on customer satisfaction levels and prompt resolution of customer problems or concerns.
• Manage customer relations by negotiating and eliminating quality and weight related claims
• Responsible for developing new markets and improving processes.
• Ensure appropriate metrics and standards are developed for processes such as baling, shredding and sheering.

Posting Date: March 4, 2013
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled

Minimum Qualifications: 
• High school education or equivalent
• Five to ten years-experience in metal scrap recycling
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong conceptual skills
• Ability to analyze information define and problem solve
• Ability to perform multi-tasks effectively

Desired Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree in business related field preferred.

Date Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Special Instructions:

The successful candidate must pass a drug screen as well as undergo a background screen which includes, but is not limited to, criminal, employment, and education verifications.

Affirmative Action Policy:

Wise Recycling is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity.

Relocation: Assistance Available

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This Employer Participates in E-Verify: This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization 

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