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Yard Supervisor

Mobile, AL, USA Req #588
Monday, November 13, 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!

               Job description


Yard Supervisor



Reports To

Bryant Catalonotto


Mobile, Al.


Hourly Yes


Full Time Yes




I.                Summary

EMR USA has an opening for a yard supervisor. In this role, the supervisor will assist the site manager with the day to day activities in the yard.    To be successful, the supervisor must be organized and able to perform several tasks at the same time. Ultimately, an outstanding yard supervisor has good customer service skills, is a team player and possesses a strong work ethic.


II.             Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•             Supervisors assign tasks to workforce and ensure all work is completed safely while following all EMR safety policies.

•             Develop, lead, train and discipline all employees within department.

•             Ensure area employees production reports are completed and efficiently turn in at the end of their shift.

•             Ensure all planned and unplanned maintenance repairs are reported in timely manner.

•             Provide daily housekeeping assignments.

•             Ensure compliance in safety, environment and personnel issues that may arise.

•             Ensure production is consistent and quality is maintained.

•             Ensure supervisor and employees are doing Hazard ID card and any permit required.

•             Required to work all shift as scheduled.


III.           Required Skills / Abilities

  • Able to use Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Cashier
  • Computer literate
  • Scale Operator
  • Equipment Operator
  • General Labor
  • Supervisory duties


IV.           Education & Experience

  • Verifiable supervisory work experience in a leadership role
  • Experience in overseeing a team in an industrial environment as it pertains to safe working practices and proper equipment use/operation
  • Experience administering a safety program and auditing ground activity for safe practices


V.              Other Job Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job, the Yard Supervisor will be working in an outdoor environment. The employee may be near moving mechanical parts and will be exposed to all weather conditions. The noise level in the environment can be loud and will require ear protection. The employee is required to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time. This job also requires frequent bending, kneeling, and standing, lifting up to 50 lbs., and working in confined spaces.

#LI onsite

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
  • Mobile, AL, USA