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Recycle Operator

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Wilmington, OH

Recycle Operator


Job Description

The Recycle Operator, under the direction of the Production Shift Supervisor, will be responsible the staging and movement of materials within the production environment and removing contaminates as introduced to the shredding process. The Recycle Operator will unload materials from vehicles and sort inbound materials based on standards.  They will also have knowledge and experience related to raw material identification.  This position will adjust the material loading based on quality specifications.  This team member will display a commitment to our values.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:           

  • Sorts inbound materials based on quality standards
  • Stages and loads materials to support process
  • Starts, operates, maintains and shuts down the shredding line
  • Primary role driving recycling of materials within the plant
  • Maintains forklift operator certification
  • Monitors performance of equipment and ensures that equipment operates to specifications
  • Performs daily maintenance checks on equipment before use 
  • Maintains knowledge and adherence to the Bills of Process (BOP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Critical to Quality (CTQ) standards
  • Completes Quality Check paperwork as scheduled 
  • Diagnoses process and equipment defects, makes minor repairs, documents work orders for other repairs and assists Maintenance personnel as needed 
  • Cross-trained to perform other operator positions
  • Operates in a manner that provides value to the team 
  • Performs additional duties as needed and/or assigned by management 

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Demonstrated ability to work within company values
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience operating material handling equipment
  • Forklift Certification - either current or in prior work experience
  • Must be self-directed and motivated and able to multi-task in fast-paced, 24/7 manufacturing environment
  • Computer skills to include: basic input of information into ERP system on receiving and shipping process 
  • Ability to share responsibility and accountability
  • Work schedule flexibility to accommodate needs of the business


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation