Loader - Bulk

Job location:
Sylacauga, Alabama, USA
Created moment:
April 2, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08108

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Loader - Bulk

Job Summary

Department:  Packaging & Shipping 

Reports to:  Bulk Loader Supervisor

Purpose of Position:

To clean, load, weigh, and prepare bulk rail cars and trucks for shipment.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

1. Operate Track Mobile on and off rail to switch empty & loaded cars.

2. Assign lots numbers and allocate inventory for bulk/bag shipments.

3. Clean & inspect railcars and trucks before loading and completing necessary paperwork as required.

4. Collect composite samples and deliver them to the lab.

5. Weigh rail cars and trucks, make adjustments to weight for maximum allowed.

6. Prepare shipping documents including preparing computer generated bills of lading.

7. Performs all other duties assigned by the supervisor or railroad clerk.

8. Maintain a clean & safe work area.

9. Conducts daily inspection of the work area and reports conditioning as required.

10. Operate Bobcat.

11. Clean railroad tracks daily.

12. Other duties as assigned.

Measurements Performed/Tools & Gauges:  

1. Weigh railcars and print weight tickets.

2. Weigh bulk trucks and print weight tickets.


Machines & Equipment Involved:

Track Mobile, rail scales, truck scales, silos gates & valves, railcars, bulk trucks.

Working Conditions:

Personal safety and health protection is required, including head, eye and foot protection.

Also, safety vests, safety cones, flashlights, belts & lanyards will be used as required for personal & public safety.Job requires twisting, kneeling and sitting for periods of time. Climbing on and off equipment, talking, signaling, hearing, seeing, color differentiation, and attention to details.  Must be able to walk for long periods of time and work outside in a variety of weather conditions.   



Position requires the ability to read and write and perform basic math at the level normally associated with the completion of high school or equivalent G.E.D.


Previous shipping experience, including forklift driving and equipment operation in a production or warehouse environment is desirable. 

Skills Requirement:

Communication skills including verbal, written, and listening skills. Understanding verbal instructions, Internal consulting, Interpersonal skills, Team working skills including the ability to assist others, coordinate, compare, manipulate, set-up, solve problems and to operate equipment safely.

Must be able to master use of rail and truck scales.

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.