North Highlands, California
Recycling Industries, Inc.,
_We are looking to hire a Recycling Sorter/ Forklift Equipment Operator position for our Recycling facility. __Come join our diverse team. __Lead, Supervisory, Forklift, Equipment Operators and Traffic positions are available. It all depends on you. We only hire the SORTER positions directly. Any of the other available positions are promoted from the Sorting position. We are looking for experience but will train the right person. This is how to get your foot in the door at our local, family-run business. We offer great benefits and all in all, this is a great company to work for. _ WE TEST FOR MARIJUANA
_What do we do here at Recycling Industries? _ The local garbage companies deliver the blue recycling bins to our facility to sort through and separate the recycling products for distribution to the recycling processing plants. Those blue bins are meant to be exclusively for recycling materials. However, garbage finds its way in those bins and this Sorter position is responsible to ensure our machines are free of debris and are capable to process the product.
We are a clean facility as much as we can be. However, the smell comes and goes here. It is the nature of the business to eliminate garbage from the recycling items.
If this isn’t the position for you, that is completely understandable. It is not for everyone. However, if you do not mind a little bit of dirt and some hard work in exchange for a great company to work for, then PLEASE submit your resume and our Recruiter will be calling.
_Pay _ _starts at $16.00 an hour with flexibility to move up in the company. We have Forklift Drivers, Equipment Operators, Warehouse Lead and Supervisory positions available to move up into once you establish yourself in the company._
Benefits: Medical Insurance eligibility 30 days after completion of onboarding process; AND Dental and Vision Coverages eligibility 90 days after completion of onboarding process AND Retirement Plan after 1 year of employment.
General labor working on a Conveyor Belt sorting through diverse Recycling Materials such as: Paper, Cardboard, Plastic Bottles, Aluminum cans, Tin Cans, Hard Plastic etc.;
hand pick any recyclable materials you see going through the conveyor belt and sort them out on the corresponding (collection bin) sorting items and/or materials into designated areas according to type, size, condition, color, or paper grade;
hand sorting recyclable materials and debris from the recycling stream.
processing and separating various materials in a safe and efficient manner, by hand, from material piles on the MRF tipping floor or, by hand, on a moving conveyor;
maintains a clean and hazard-free work area;
demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties;
assists occasionally in training, newer assigned staff;
ensures unacceptable materials are removed from recycling so that recyclable materials can be sold;
exposed to unpleasant odors and weather elements daily;
Bending and reaching frequently and lifting materials up to 60 lbs;
Follow appropriate standard operating procedures;
Follow company policy and all local, state, and federal regulations;
Inspect materials; sort items or materials into designated areas according to type, size, condition, color, or paper grade;
Perform cleaning duties related to plant equipment and general housekeeping;
Utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, and as trained; and
Report system problems immediately to management; Reports any equipment malfunctions.
Endurance to work in unfavorable conditions; ability to work in various conditions with exposure to weather elements as well as working with refuse trash debris;
Ability to follow safety protocols is a MUST ;
Knowledge to distinguish between various recyclable materials;
Attention to detail and familiarity with trucks, heavy and industrial equipment;
Availability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays as needed ;
Must, absolutely MUST have reliable transportation to and from work daily;
Must provide own pair of ( Steel-Toed Work Boots/shoes );
Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job which include: standing, reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting 60 lbs, carrying and climbing.
Self-starter, good work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision;
Must Be able to undergo thorough Background check, pre-employment drug/alcohol test (WE TEST FOR MARIJUANA and a fit-for-duty physical exam;
Experience in the following areas is an added bonus: Tractor, Fork-lift, Baler Machine, Shredder, Equipment Operator, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Lead and Supervisor Roles, Loading Doc, Pallet Jack Industrial Powered Truck, Transportation, Scale House, Weighmaster, Recycling, and Welding backgrounds; _and_
MUST be legal to work in the U.S . and submit required verification to show that you are.
_”Recycling Industries, Inc. is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees. We celebrate diversity and all employment decisions at Recycling Industries, Inc., are based on the company’s business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender identification, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, and all other status protected by California and Federally mandated laws and regulations. Recycling Industries Inc., follows necessary guidelines required by California ban-the-box regulations in all hiring decisions. Recycling Industries Inc., is (ADA) American Disabilities Act compliant. For those who are disabled, please notify HR of any reasonable accommodation requests.”_
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
8 hour shift
Work Location: One location