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Transload Operator

Melvindale, MI 48122, USA ● Michigan, USA Req #10169
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Savage is Hiring!!   Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do?  Our Transload Operators come to Savage for the challenge, growth, and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here.  Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do.  Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”.  

 These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • A culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”) & paid holidays
  • Profit Sharing potential
  • Uniforms and laundry service
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k)
  • $150/year steel toe boot allowance

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Daily unloading of materials from trailers and rail cars
  • Operate or learn to operate rail car loading systems and equipment
  • Ability to perform work safely and productively
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures with other Team Members and visitors
  • Assist with other duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep and painting)

Requirements of a successful Transload Operator:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Read, write, and understand English
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other transload terminals to assist when necessary; may be for up to a week at a time 
  • Must be able to work Day Shift (8 a.m.- 4 p.m.) and extended hours as needed

Here are some of the physical requirements for this role:

  • Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps)
  • Physically able to climb up and down rail cars/ladders safely
  • Comfortable with heights -
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
  • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift
Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $19.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Melvindale, MI 48122, USA
  • Michigan, USA