Sims Metal Management Heavy Equipment Mechanic Supervisor in Providence, Rhode Island

Sims Metal Management is the world's leading metal recycling company; turning unwanted post-consumer items and industrial scrap into raw materials for manufacturing operations around the world. Sims Metal Management has over 80 sites in the U.S. and Canada with over 4500 employees.

Busy export yard seeking leader in the mechanic department. Qualifications include having working knowledge in Diesel and Gas Engines, various types of Hydraulic Systems with some experience welding and torch cutting, air arc and plasma machines. Candidate will be required to coordinate PM Services and planned maintenance as well as break downs throughout the day utilizing in house mechanics and outside contractors. Other duties will consist of record keeping and ordering of parts in addition to monthly reporting. Candidate must have computer skills in Excel, Word and Outlook Email.

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  • 3 years minimum experience in a Supervisory role with a staff of 3 or more mechanics. This position reports directly to the Yard Manager and must be able to work both independently and with a team.

  • 5 years minimum mechanical repair related experience in a heavy industrial setting; or 2 years minimum operating experience with a straight or articulated rubber tire tractor type vehicle equipped with front mounted hydraulic powered bucket or forks.

  • Must be able to train employees on mechanical skills and effectively communicate to management on the needs of the department.

  • Technical/Vocational School education preferred

  • Position involves standing for long periods of time

  • Some heavy lifting

  • Candidate chosen must pass a pre-employment physical and background screen.

This is a first shift position. Some weekends and nights may be required in accordance with our production schedule.

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