Shred Operator

Job Locations US-GA-Greensboro
Job Type
Full Time
Shift Schedule
6. Rotating

Position Overview

Shred Operators ensure a safe and environmentally sound operation, and achievement of targets related to quality and productivity.  Incumbents employ Novelis’ values in a manner that contributes to Teamwork, Caring, Excellence, Responsibility and Innovation.  Operations Technicians – Shred report directly to the Shred Area Leader, then to the Shred Business Unit Leader, and ultimately to the Operations Leader.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The following list includes primary responsibilities and is not meant to be all-inclusive.

  • Actively participate in elements of Greensboro, Novelis safety system
  • Ensure compliance to environmental requirements
  • Unload trucks
  • Ensure quality of incoming material
  • Maintain feed rate to melters
  • Maintain records using computerized systems, including RMAC
  • Account for receipt/shipment of material by truck
  • Basic maintenance of cold metal equipment
  • Keep all work areas clean and bright



This is a list of physical requirements, related to a person’s ability to handle certain physical, mental, emotional demands.

  • Climb on/off fork truck several times a day
  • Climb stairs occasionally
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Work rotating shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Be able to work at temperatures <50 degrees in the winter to >100 degrees in the summer

Location Profile

Novelis’ Greensboro facility is located in Greensboro Georgia. With 140 employees it is the first stand-alone used beverage can recycling facility in the company now responsible for pioneering a majority of Novelis’ recycling technologies. Residents enjoy nearby Lake Oconee which includes a number of golf communities. In addition Athens Georgia – home to the University of Georgia and hundreds of cultural and sporting events each year – is a short drive away. Novelis Greensboro actively promotes safety recycling and STEM education through several local community organizations and in 2018 the Boys and Girls Club named Novelis its Business Partner of the Year. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.


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