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Our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. Our dynamic team embraces new ideas through a collaborative spirit that truly drives our culture. Being part of the BL Duke team means fostering an environment of teamwork, integrity, strong decision making, and commitment to results.

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BL Duke is full-service ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycler and processor. Founded in 2000, we’re committed to revolutionizing the scrap metal recycling industry through innovation, game-changing efficiencies, and cutting-edge technology. Today, we’re a mill direct supplier of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fiber and plastics offering two convenient recycling facilities to serve you in Forest View, IL and Joliet, IL.

Class A CDL Driver

Joliet, IL 60435
Full-time

BL Duke, Inc, is seeking a full-time Driver to join our team. The Driver will take an active role in the organization within the Trucking Department. The Driver will report to the Dispatch Manager. Position is located at our Joliet Facility.

If you wish to apply, please download and fill out the application, and email it to hr@blduke.com..

  • Local route hauling to deliver goods to customers.
  • Load and unload cargo, record cargo delivered, and keep an activity log.
  • Work safely within route navigation system during transport.
  • Checking the load frequently for hazards during transporting and making necessary adjustment when needed.
  • Refuel and clean vehicle.
  • Ensuring compliance with Federal and State Laws – report all road incidents to the dispatcher immediately.
  • Inspect trucks for mechanical items, safety issues, perform preventive maintenance.
  • Report mechanical problems to Dispatch Manager immediately upon discovery.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designation, parking and break periods) as well as with the company policies and procedures.
  • Detecting and eliminating safety hazards before, during and after transport.
  • Keep commercial driver license and medical card up to date.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with customers.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must have a valid class A CDL, with at least 1 year of driving experience.
  • Prior roll-off/flatbed experience is required.
  • Gondola and lugger experience highly preferred.
  • Experience working within GPS routing systems.
  • Good communication, problem-solving skills and ability to follow written and oral instructions and are required.
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • CDL A OR Commercial driver license. Must have a clean driving record. Willingness to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment history.
  • Knowledge of applicable DOT regulations, OSHA compliance and industry preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K plan, PTO time.

B.L. Duke, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cost Accountant/ Assistant Controller

Forest View, IL 60402
Full-time

BL Duke, Inc, is seeking a full-time Cost Accountant/ Assistant Controller to join our team. This position will complete many administrative, organization and analysis tasks to monitor the financial health of our business. Position is located at our Forest View facility.

If you wish to apply, please download and fill out the application, and email it to hr@blduke.com.

  • Assists with management of accounting, cost accounting and budgeting within the organization.
  • Develop and maintain inventory cost accounting system
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Analyze and recommend cost savings and areas for improvement
  • Analyzes actual costs versus projected costs and prepares variance reports for monthly review.
  • Help create, continue to improve and prepare customer and commodity profitability analysis
  • Perform general ledger account analysis
  • Solid experience in analyzing trends, variance and cost-benefit.
  • Coordinates with and prepares reports for Controller and upper management.
  • Participate in monthly operations accounting close and reporting activities in a timely and accurate manner
  • Carrying out cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis
  • Construct systems to accumulate and monitor data.
  • Prepare cost forecasts for monthly, quarterly, or annual operating schedules.
  • Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results.
  • Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Assist in working with auditors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in accounting
  • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Cost Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Excel – “Super User” strongly preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite; Quickbooks a definite plus

The Assistant Controller will use industry knowledge, soft skills and technical abilities to effectively support executive management and other colleagues in assessing and improving the organization’s finances.

  • Expert knowledge of accounting and financial principles, and best practices
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
  • Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in basic office and accounting software programs
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly skilled in math, accounting and financial processes
  • Skilled in time management and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Solid understanding of GAAP

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office Setting
  • Monday-Friday
  • Work Remotely: No

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K plan, PTO time.

B.L. Duke, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cost Accountant/ Assistant Controller Application

We are always looking for key team members to join our team. Apply by submitting your resume or filling out the appropriate applications below. Questions can be submitted to hr@blduke.com.

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