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Yard Operative

Lkq Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 12, 2022.

As a part of our growth, LKQ is looking for a dedicated Self-Service Yard Worker with knowledge of auto parts and inventory control. The Yard Worker will be responsible for preparing vehicles to be stationed in the yard. The Yard Worker will work in conjunction with the Loader Operator to stage cars or pull cards in properly in the customer yard. This role would require compliance with established company policies and procedures.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Could operate a forklift or will have the ability to be trained.
  • Remove all fluids, lubricants and components (ie: converters) as required in a Safe and Efficient manner, and prep car for setting on yard
  • Will assist in the procedure of moving vehicles form the process area to the customer yard.
  • Clean out debris from inside vehicles before they go the processing area.
  • Pull batteries to be tested for possible resale.
  • Bring various items such as batteries, wheels and tires to the retail area.
  • Work in conjunction with the Loader Operator to stage cars or pull cars in properly in the customer yard.
  • Work the yard and place any parts of other items that are in the ground into the cars or bins.
  • When removing cars from the yard making sure there is no debris or parts left after the car is out.
  • Dismantle tires form rims.
  • Stage tires and rims to the proper location.
  • Assist in the loading of trucks.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Wear all required Protective Personal Equipment
  • Ensure that all EPA and OSHA regulations are met.
  • Complies with all established company policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to communicate effectible with others.
  • Must have flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

Education and Experience: High School of G.E. D. preferred. Experience in an industrial setting preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to use basic tools. Have some mechanical experience a plus.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. They must be able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds regularly. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.