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Plant Operator II

Company: Yuma Recyclers
Location: Yuma
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

_Long term employment, year-round with company paid benefits _ General Description: The Plant Operator II performs tasks relating to the purchasing, processing, and shipping of recyclable metal, paper, and plastic grades. The operator interacts with the public as individuals come to sell their items and also interacts with commercial drivers who are delivering or picking up materials. The Operator grades and processes materials using a variety of tools and machinery in addition to ensuring the yard is kept clean and orderly throughout the day. When needed, the Plant Operator II performs the pick-up orders of recyclable material coming into the Yuma recycling yard. The Plant Operator II will primarily operate the stake bed truck but may be asked to drive other company vehicles to pick up samples, purchase parts for machinery and other business-related errands. A successful Plant Operator II knows the proper way to load and unload the trucks, secure the material safely, and navigate high traffic and congested areas. Company Description: Yuma Recyclers is a recycling company that buys paper, plastics, and metals from the public and from commercial generators. Individuals bring in their material and are paid for them at the time of delivery. The materials are consolidated and transported to the mills that reuse them. The company is looking for an individual that is seeking long-term year-round employment in a growing industry. Essential Duties: Grade or sort materials with like materials to maintain quality control Comply with OSHA and company safety policy and procedures Strictly adhere to Yuma Recycler's Health, Safety, and Environmental standards Accept other duties as necessary for plant operation Able to learn the identification of the grades of materials received Perform pick-up service and/or delivery of recyclables Strictly adhere to Yuma Recycler's Health, Safety, and Environmental standards Assist in the delivery and purchase of materials Operates vehicle in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation), requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform this job Responsible for reporting all unsafe situations or service-related issues to Plant Manager Identify and reports all containers in need of repair or replacement Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process Performs all duties as scheduled by Plant Manager and assists other driving related needs Minimum Requirements: Valid Driver's License, 3 years of driving experience, and a clean driving record (commercial driving preferred) Must be 18 years old and legally able to work in the United States Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check Able to learn the identification of the grades of materials received Able to communicate in English both oral and written (preferred) Able to work in a team and provide excellent customer service Must have 2 years of continuous work experience Able to work overtime as needed Physical Requirements: Able to stand continuously for long periods Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 40 pounds frequently Able pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to 40 pounds The ability to bend, stoop and reach above the shoulders is required Able to climb ladder or steps Able to hear and see well, including good hand-eye coordination and strong depth perception Good motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity Able to work outside 100% of the day while exposed to the extreme weather Will be exposed to a physical environment, odors, noise, extremes weather or similar elements most of the workday. Note: The level which involves dirt, of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than expected Professional Characteristics: Self-motivated and able to work independently Courteous and conscientious Enjoys a fast-paced environment and takes pride in your work Organized, responsible, trustworthy, and resourceful Excellent safety record _ This position is 100% outdoors - involves working by hand and also with machines _ Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Weekend availabilityWork Location: One location

Keywords: Yuma Recyclers, Yuma , Plant Operator II, Professions , Yuma, Arizona

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