Loader Operator

at Sortera Technologies, Inc.
Location See Description, United States of America
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Sortera Technologies brings state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, image/data analytics, and advanced sensors to the industrial scrap metal recycling and reuse industry. Our fast-growing organization is on a mission to create high purity recycled, (and up-cycled!) metal feedstocks from existing scrap streams, and enable the domestic supply of metals and alloys ready for use for high-quality domestic manufacturing, helping to boost the strength of the circular economy.
The Loader Operatorwill be responsible for moving material through-out the factory, and ensuring smooth receiving, stocking, and shipping is achieved.

Direct truck drivers on-location during unloading and loading.
Operate scale and record weights and dimensions accurately.
Operate packaging equipment to securely transport inbound, cross-dock, and outbound loads.
Load and unload at standard rate of production.
Inspect material handling equipment to be operated, recording the inspection at the time required.
Capable of passing certification on all materials movement equipment on site.
Able to consistently comply with PPE standards while on the production premises.
Must be able to visually differentiate between similar metal.


12 months or more experience driving heavy equipment.
Able to professionally communicate.
Experience working in a 24/7 team production environment.
Strong work ethic with a positive attitude as exemplified by results and feedback.
Ability to work safely consistently over time in a responsible and detailed manner.
Skilled at taking direction and executing plans.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to perform some physical exertion, as necessary. Also, will regularly be required to sit, stand, walk, kneel, and occasionally bend and move about the facility.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
The buildings are heated during the winter, but conditions could be cold in the winter & hot during the summer.
The processing areas are dirty & wet at times.
Processing facilities/ areas are dusty.


Paid Time Off – beginning with 3 weeks per year
Paid Sick Leave – 7 days per year
Paid Holidays – 11
401(k) – company match up to 4%
Company Stock Options
Comprehensive Health Insurance
Dental, Vision
Life Insurance
HSA plan, FSA plan
Short - Term disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Referral Program
Safety Shoe Reimbursement

Sortera Technologies is an Equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Sortera are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (Including sexual orientation and transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $26.00 per hour

8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Markle, IN 46770: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Heavy Equipment Operation: 1 year (Required)
Forklift: 2 years (Required)

Shift availability:

Day Shift (Required)
Night Shift (Required)
Overnight Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person

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