Receive, identify, and sort materials so they are clear of contaminates and sorted by desired combination of plastics for production.
ESSENTIAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Sort Lead operator or the 2nd man down
Load gaylords from pre-stage on the box tipper and introduce materials to belt.
As materials run down the sort belt remove desired materials dividing them up into labeled gaylords by type of plastics.
Allow all contaminates and undesired materials to dump into the overflow box at end of sort belt.
Label boxes of materials before is placed into inventory
Breakdown gaylords, remove labels, separate and stack gaylords by quality “good or bad”
Separate and stack skids by quality “good or bad”
General cleanliness and organization of work area throughout the shift.
Complete all other duties as the Supervisor deems necessary
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, or Aptitude and Willingness to Learn or obtain:
-Prior plastics identification experiences a plus.
-Plastics 101 (provided by Bata)
-Hand Tool training (provided by Bata)
Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to write legibly on documentation and Material labels
-Communicate effectively with employees from varied backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
-Ability to perform in a team environment.
-Read, analyze and interpret written documentation, policies, and procedures.
-Ability to listen, comprehends, and facilitates problem resolutions.
-Verbally present information to diverse audiences and respond to questions.
-Build effective working relationships with others.
-Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide using whole numbers.
-Assures quality by producing and expecting accurate and thorough work.
-Consistently works to improve self, staff, processes and procedures.
-Demonstrates integrity by being accountable for actions, keeping commitments, and speaking
Honestly with others.
-Desires to meet and exceed internal and external customer expectations.
-Ability to adjust to changing conditions and situations quickly.
-Reliable to follow through with instructions.
-Dependable with minimal attendance issues.
-Ability to identify problems, draw conclusions and effectively respond to problems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for prolong periods of time; continually use hands to finger, handle, and grab; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb, stoop and crouch; talk; and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job includes the ability to visually identify product not meeting quality, OSHA or machine standards.
- Use hands to operate equipment, tools, write, finger, handle, feel, reach with both hand and arm, and talk and hear. As needed, walk all areas of the plant from department to department. Physical demands are consistent for those found in a warehouse and production environment.
- Noise level is moderate to heavy and typical of a warehouse and production environment for the Plastics Recycling industry.
- Overtime, over 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week will be required as necessary. Including the need to work as needed on various shifts and unscheduled days.