Scrap Grinder – Wapello, Iowa


Department: Extrusion

Plant Location: Wapello, IA

Pay Grade: $12.90-$15.42/hr

Shift: 2nd (12/22 thru approximately 3/23, shift is 2:30pm – 1am Monday – Thursday)

Once 3 shifts are established, shift will be 2:30pm – 11pm Monday – Friday

Job Description:

Responsible to insure that all trim and scrap is properly sorted and kept separated by color and chemical content prior to grinding and also during storage after being ground.  Insures maximum reusable yield from the scrap, which is generated from the production process through the regrind/salvage operations.  Insures correct weight in containers.  Performs other work as directed by Supervision. Must complete Work Keys testing requirements.

Specific Duties

  1. Place plastic scrap in proper grinder, using care not to commingle material or damage machine.
  2. Perform other tasks as per the Lead Scrap Grinder


Lead Scrap Grinder


Knowledge of material types and properties.  Must have valid forklift license.


Reports to the Lead Scrap Grinder