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SSI Shredding Systems hires a wide range of talent and is interested in hiring people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. We have many different job opportunities and a variety of career paths.


Careers with SSI

SSI Shredding Systems hires a wide spectrum of talent and is always interested in speaking to candidates with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. We have many different job opportunities and a variety of career paths. We accept applications for any open and posted position. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, select a job position from from the list below, then mail, email or fax your resume to:

SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
9760 SW Freeman Dr.
Wilsonville, OR 97070


Immediate Openings

Applications Engineer


Wilsonville, Oregon

Position Duties:

Provides technical support for the sales process, essentially defining the technical side of a size reduction solution to meet the customers’ needs and align with SSI capabilities. By providing the upfront definition of a solution, the position directly impacts SSI’s ability to deliver profitable, win-win solutions to customers. Duties include: Provide technical documents for customer proposals including design concept layouts, detailed performance specifications, and cost estimates; Review new system orders assuring application is technically feasible; Participate in project design reviews; Create layout drawings of integrated systems, including SSI Shredders, infeed and outfeed conveyors, sorters and related equipment; and Recommend application specific solutions to sales team, with an emphasis on Tire Derived Fuel, E-Scrap, and Single Stream Recycling. Will be responsible for maintaining an expert level of application specific product knowledge.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field

3 years of experience as Mechanical Engineer or related field

Prior experience to must include the following:

• Shredder and/or Waste Reduction/Recycling equipment industry experience
• Waste Reduction/Recycling Equipment design experience in relation to the following types of materials: Tires, E-Scrap, Municipal Solid Waste, Metals, Hazardous and Medical Waste, Construction and Demolition Debris, Alternative Fuels, Plastics.
• Bulk material handling design, layout, and integration (including walking floors, belt conveyors, pneumatic transfer, dumpers, and elevators)
• Selection, technical knowledge, and sizing of various equipment, including optical sorters, eddy current separators, air separators.
• AutoCad
• Solid Works

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