non ferrous metals manager purchaser resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Self-motivated, dependable worker with consistent work history.

Experienced in purchase and sales of metals, managing crews, as well as, delegating tasks for the day/week. Preparing metals, quality control, and shipping prepared metals. 5+ years of customer service, and cash handling experience. Mechanical equipment operation and maintenance. Ability to operate forklifts, heavy machinery, and hydraulic equipment.

  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable & solid independent worker
  • Team player
  • Consistent work history
  • Managing crews
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent plan comprehension
  • Timely project completion
  • Establishing goals and setting priorities
  • Great at following instructions
  • Quality control
  • Proficiency with mechanical and electric tools
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Forklift experience
  • Hydraulic activity skills
  • Manual labor skills
  • Schematics reading
  • Troubleshooting at all levels.
  • Solid communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Increasing profit margins for Old Colony Scrap.
  • Obtaining long-term clients, bringing in large quantities of metals.
  • Finding the best purchaser for shipments, increasing profit for the business.
  • Networking with local scrap yards.
  • Perform cost-cutting modifications that improve safety and boost machine productivity.
  • Troubleshoot systems accurately and repair breakdowns quickly to maintain operating efficiency.
Non-Ferrous Metals Manager & Purchaser, 11/2005 to 09/2011
LkqAkron, OH,
  • Purchased and sold all non-ferrous metals.
  • Handling the shipment of prepared metals.
  • Working with both American and international accounts.
  • Keeping track of money bag for the day, balancing the bag. Deposit and all sales slips turned into the office at close of business.
  • Distributed money for both ferrous and non-ferrous daily bags.
  • As a key holder I was responsible for opening and closing the business each day.
  • Managed a crew of seven men, informing upper management of staffing needs.
  • Preparing and sorting metals.
  • Rebuilt and refurbished metals and other equipment to be sold.
  • Operated a sheer, plasma cutter, bailer, wire stripper, floor scale, forklift, truck scale, excavator, front end loader and roll off truck.
  • Completed welding when necessary.
  • Planned and implemented alterations to ensure safety, and to increase machine productivity.
  • Responsible for all aspects of troubleshooting and repair of a wide range of machines and equipment. Such as, roll-off truck, excavators, wheel loader, plasma cutter, and propane forklifts.
  • Knowledge of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as their grades.
  • Increased profit margins, and overall profit for the non-ferrous shop.
  • When necessary worked as manager in the ferrous yard. Running the truck scale as well as purchase and sales.
  • Started as a laborer and was promoted 18 months later to manager.
Dismantler, 05/2004 to 11/2005
General AutoCity, STATE,
  • Dismantled automobiles.
  • Checking engines, transmissions, and any other salvageable parts in the vehicle.
  • Removed air bags, and ecu's in order to be sold.
  • Operated forklifts, and a wheel loader.
  • Stock all parts with identification tags in the warehouse.
Installer; Mechanic, 08/1998 to 05/2004
Richie's Auto RadioCity, STATE,
  • Installing audio equipment, car alarms, cameras, game systems, lighting, televisions, and remote starters in various types of automobiles, RVs, and boats.
  • Diagnosed and serviced electrical problems.
  • Custom interior work. Custom external modifications to automobiles. Regular, shop, and automotive repair done on customer vehicles. Repair and maintenance done on vehicles to be sold by the company. Some experience in body work.
  • Car sales, purchase vehicles at auction to be resold. Some customer service experience in this position.
Education and Training
Vehicle Check Inspector License: Massachusetts Vehicle Inspector, Expected in 2012
Massachusetts Vehicle Check - Bourne, MA

Currently licensed Non-Commercial Safety Inspections.

High School Diploma: Auto Mechanics, Expected in 1999
Diman Regional Voc Tech High School - Fall River, MA

Successfully completed classes in the analysis of and basic procedures of the automotive industry. Graduated top of class.

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School Attended

  • Massachusetts Vehicle Check
  • Diman Regional Voc Tech High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Non-Ferrous Metals Manager & Purchaser
  • Dismantler
  • Installer; Mechanic


  • Vehicle Check Inspector License
  • High School Diploma

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