Warehouse Destruction Coordinator


At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.

Destruction Technician Coordinator-​ Lead and coordinate efforts for the processing and destruction of all material delivered to the shred plant. Job activities include, but are not limited to, sorting and shredding material by grade, ensuring facility is in compliance with the standards of 5S Workplace Program to promote consistency with tasks, workplace layouts and inbound/outbound workflow; compliance with all safety and security policies, proper handling of equipment and protection of customer information; demonstrate behaviors consistent with our core values.


  • FULL BENEFITS – 1st Day of Employment
  • Competitive Pay with Annual Merit Increases
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, 7 Paid Holidays + Sick Pay
  • 401 K (with company match) & Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Company Paid Uniforms & Safety Footwear
  • Tuition Reimbursement

* Sign-on Bonus- $3,000.00 paid out in two parts

PAY:** $21.00 per hour DOE (Paid biweekly)

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (Occasional weekends)

HOURS: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (expect OT as needed)

LOCATION: 6090 NE 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50313


  • Secure Shredding: Working with and leading a team of destruction technicians in emptying collected material from containers (tipping containers, dumping gaylords, etc.). Manual dumping of boxes from pallets. Sorting material by grade, separating and discarding identified contaminants. As authorized, ability to perform repairs to equipment as needed to ensure operationally safe when in production. Perform daily, weekly and monthly equipment maintenance tasks as directed by the Plant Manager or Supervisor. Load and unload vehicles as required and verify accuracy of deliveries and pickups. Maintain chain of custody and strict control over incoming and outgoing customer material. Ability to identify and recommend changes to Plant Manager and/or Destruction Supervisor as needed. Immediate notification to Plant Manager or Destruction Supervisor when equipment is not operational or there are safety and security concerns. In accordance with 5S Workplace Program, communicate obstacles in workplace layout to Plant Manager or Destruction Supervisor. Assist with training of new staff as needed. Understanding of and compliance with all OHSA and NAID requirements, as well as safety and security procedures – including wearing required uniform and PPE’s. Availability to work weekends as needed.
  • Administrative/Other: Perform other duties as assigned by Destruction Supervisor or Plant Manager.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside of the company. Ability to work in a team environment as well as individually; exhibit a professional manner when dealing with others to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Manufacturing type environment at times requiring dust masks and/or ear plugs; ability to pick up heavy material (70lbs to 100lbs) and/or push as much as 300lbs; ability to operate PIT (and other equipment) as licensed. Work gloves required when handling and sorting materials for destruction. Safety glasses required. Steel toe shoes required. Temperatures on production floor can sometimes be equivalent to external temperatures.
  • Travel Requirements: Less than 10% in district as needed.
  • Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment.
  • Laptop / desktop computer, telephone.
  • Licenses & Certifications Required: PIT License.
  • Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent experience in an Operations / Production / Manufacturing environment, 2 - 4 years' experience preferred.

Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

Applicants selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements for access to customer information regulated by the ITAR. Only US Persons are eligible for this level clearance, hence for this position, Iron Mountain will consider only US Persons.

Category: Operations Group

Iron Mountain Incorporated, founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world in approximately 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.

Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services, and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working.

Our Cores Values and Code of Ethics are our north star. They provide a solid base for how we do business and behave every day, so each one of us can experience exceptional.

If you have a physical or mental disability that requires special accommodations, please let us know by sending an email to accommodationrequest@ironmountain.com. See the Supplement to learn more about Equal Employment Opportunity.

Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

To view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law posters and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, CLICK HERE

Requisition: J0065071

LeadFlex Job ID: 256151

External ID: J0065071

ATS Tracking ID: 6615

Vendor ID: 6615

Post Date: 09/15/2023

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