Recycle Forklift Driver (Swing Shift) – Fremont, CA

Division: Manufacturing/Production/Ops          

Required Education: High School or GED 

Hourly Rate: $15                                           

Term of Contract: 12 months

Our client is looking for candidates who take pride in their work, has integrity and takes pride his/her hands-on capabilities, sense of urgency, and attention to detail. He/she appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed, and rewarded. Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder.

Recycle Team work to be conducted in a 24/7 manufacturing services environment which includes office space and food service areas.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated and will demonstrate a high level of professionalism.

Requirements Include:

  • Valid Driver License
  • Possess experience in recycling operations preferred
  • Experience with fork lift operation
  • Clean background check
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish preferred
  • Understanding of written and verbal instructions in English
  • Possess the abilities to work independently with minimal supervision
  • He/She should possess high degree of dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction

Duties Include:

  • Respond to specific service requests as assigned.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearance is clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals.
  • Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to Supervisor.
  • Complete safety training and certifications. Role mode safety performance.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published work rules.
  • Physical activities: Work may require lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting. Employee use of Personal Protective
  • Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.
  • Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards with high focus on continuous improvement
  • Responsible for communicating requests/issues to Supervisor
  • Identify and report repairs via established work order process
  • Perform special project assignments as required
  • Maintain work area clean and comply with factory 5S requirement.
  • Main duty will be to prepare shipment loads and move recycle containers via forklift, however, may also be asked to:
    • Operate and transport material on freight elevator
    • Manually sort and bale trash, plastic, Styrofoam, and cardboard.
    • Prepare recycle materials for transport by palletize, wrapping, and loading.
    • Haul pallets, cardboard, plastic and trash via forklift and Tugger throughout the factory.
    • Operate cardboard baler.
    • Transport material from shipping and receiving dock to required locations.

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