Loader Operator

LKQ Corp Watson, LA
Job Description

Job Summary: Move vehicles through all phases of the operation by operating Loader with 16' forks. Starting from delivery to the crushing and hauling of scrapped vehicles.

Essential Job Duties:

* Unload haulers and stage cars for inventory department to inventory.

* Support dismantling by bringing un-processed cars to dismantle and place vehicle back in the yard.

* Crush vehicles that have reached their useful life.

* Maintain Inventory locations and integrity of vehicles placed in the yard.

* Loads scrap haulers with crushed cars that are ready for final disposal.

* Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: NONE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Must have good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with others. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

Education & Experience: High school education with automotive background and heavy equipment experience. Must have at least 200 hours of previous Loader operating experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Would need to gain an understanding on the equipment they are operating with safety and general maintenance in mind. They will also need to get an understanding of our project x inventory system to maintain the vehicle inventory in the yard.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: The interior of our loaders is environmentally controlled with a/c and heat. With this being said this is still a very dusty environment. You also need to be very flexible the position requires a lot of body twisting and motion in order to have a clear view of what it is that you are doing. Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs.Preferred Qualifications: Previous heavy equipment operating, some computer skills, general maintenance and understanding of mechanical equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match

* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?

* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program

* Tuition Reimbursement

* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career