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Production Worker - 1st Shift

Company: Strategic Materials
Location: Wilson
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Production Worker Glass Recycling Company

Strategic Materials is an environmental steward and largest glass recycler in North America, helping to conserve earths natural resources. Strategic Materials origins started in 1896, recycling glass into a variety of products.

Would you like to grow your skills in a challenging and rewarding career with the largest glass recycling company in North America? We have an exciting job opportunity for you!

POSITION SUMMARY: A Production Line Worker I is a general laborer responsible for safely and efficiently performing general labor duties at a glass recycling facility.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Process and sort materials through a production line which may require standing for extended periods.
  • Maintain material flow and ensure quality product by completing routine checks on optical sorters and screens.
  • Clean a specific zone that may include conveyors, sorters, platforms, stairs, screens, and floors.
  • Wear appropriate site specific personal protective equipment (PPE), as required.
  • Understand and adhere to all company operating procedures and safety policies.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following our process and procedures (5S).
  • Maintain a clean work area by picking up trash and sweeping the floor.
  • Identify possible quality issues with material being processed and communicate with the supervisor.
  • Identify potential equipment issues and communicate with the supervisor.
  • Any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

    COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.
    • Adaptability - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. Recognizes and acts on opportunities. Sets and achieves challenging goals. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
    • Communications - Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
    • Dependability - Commits to doing the best job possible. Follows instruction. Keeps commitments. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Responds to requests for service and assistance. Takes responsibility for own actions.
    • Quality - Applies feedback to improve performance. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Displays commitment to excellence. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Quantity - Achieves established goals. Completes work in timely manner. Meets productivity standards. Strives to increase productivity. Works quickly.
    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interests.

      WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The job requires exposure to the following conditions:
      • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements occasionally.
      • Heights work at heights above 48 inches may require the wearing of additional safety equipment.
      • Dust/Fumes when required employees must be able to wear respiratory protective equipment and/or participate in medical exams as part of our respiratory protection program. Respiratory protective equipment use may require that face must be clean shaven.
      • Extreme Heat/Cold most operational areas are not heated or cooled.
      • Rain/Snow work surfaces may become slippery, appropriate work shoes are required.
      • Uneven Terrain employees may be required to walk on surfaces where materials are accumulated, appropriate work shoes are required.
      • High Noise Levels - employees may be required to wear hearing protection and/or complete hearing examinations as part of our hearing conservation program.

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        • Bending bending/twisting at the waist will be required for extended periods.
        • Standing standing for extended periods may be required.
        • Walking walking on flat or uneven surfaces, up and down stairs and on grass or gravel will be required.
        • Sitting sitting at certain workstations or in powered industrial vehicles may be required.
        • Climbing - will need to climb stairs and climb ladders.

          • Lifting/Carrying lifting loads up to 50 pounds may be required, assisting in lifting heavy loads with others may be required.
          • Reaching the ability to extend arms fully is required.
          • Grasping the ability to close both hands to grasp small objects is required.
          • Repetitive Movements the ability to reach and grasp for extended period is required.

            Youll Earn

            Direct & Permanent Job, Weekly Pay, Overtime Opportunities, Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage, & 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, opportunity for growth.

            Join Strategic Materials

            Strategic Materials, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Strategic Materials, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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