The David J. Joseph Company

  • Operations Leadership Program

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(9/3/2019 12:47 PM)
    # of Openings
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City
    Western Metals Recycling, LLC
    Location : Location
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    At Western Metals Recycling (WMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at WMR is definitely for you if: 

    • You want a career and not just a job
    • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
    • You have positive, can-do attitude
    • You are motivated and take initiative 

    We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, WMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.


    WMR is the Intermountain West’s largest scrap metal recycler with recycling facilities located in Colorado, Nevada and Utah.  Our processing capabilities include automobile shredders, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, extensive transportation services, and railcar dismantling.  WMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph Company which has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.


    1. 12-18 month hands-on training in one Geographic Region
    2. Will learn and be expected to model our “Safety First” Culture including OSHA and Safety programs
    3. Exposed to all facets of the scrap processing business including; buying and inspecting scrap, transportation and logistics, and overseeing operations and maintenance of equipment
    4. Interact with various levels of corporate personnel, customers, vendors/suppliers, and employees to resolve problems, and ensure steady delivery of products purchased or sold
    5. Work with other managers to plan and direct work of the organization
    6. Identify trends and recommend proactive action to manage business situations
    7. Work with and through management to develop and implement actions that protect company assets and profitability
    8. The goal of the program is to assume a Management or Supervisor role upon completion of the program
    9. Must be willing to relocate throughout the Geographic Region


    1. Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related field
    2. Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to adapt to changing assignments
    3. Good verbal and written communication skills – ability to interface effectively with customers and employees
    4. Ability and desire to work in a hands-on, industrial environment
    5. Willingness to relocate to any of the facilities throughout assigned region


    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    Western Metals Recycling (WMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    WMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. WMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please
    click here.

    WMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    WMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.




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