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Production Picker/ Cleaner

Becker, MN, USA Req #505
Thursday, September 7, 2023
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

We are currently looking for a full-time Production Picker/Cleaner to assist with metal recycling activities processed by the Shredder and Material Recovery Plant. This position will be based out of Becker, MN. 

Essential Functions:   
  • Remove materials such as trash, wood, paper, or plastics, from the conveyor belts and deposit into appropriate chute
  • Clean recycling yard by sweeping, raking, picking up materials and debris, or moving barrels and bins
  • Deposit recoverable materials into chutes or place materials on conveyor belt
    Conduct general cleaning and sweeping operations as assigned
  • General Maintenance
  • Other job duties as assigned

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform basic math skills
  • Able to lift and handle 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform all physical, mental and environmental job functions

  • High School diploma or GED-equivalent required  

Competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits including health insurance and 401k
Paid Time Off
An ethical, responsible work culture
A fun work environment where our teammates feel appreciated


The work environment and physical working characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions:

Outdoor position in all weather elements (hot/cold, rain/snow)
PPE Requirement: steel toed boots, safety glasses, hard hat, high visibility clothing, ear plugs
Exposure Issues: dust, fumes, possible high noise levels


EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Becker, MN, USA