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Maco Bag Corporation Recycling Operator/Custodian in Newark, New York

Full-time, Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

This position will be responsible for operating various recycling equipment along with cleaning around the facility. In addition will assist the buildings and grounds department with basic repairs.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Maintain the recycling center in a clean, safe and well organized manner to avoid clutter and potential hazard

  • Operate a bailer and other recycling equipment

  • Load/unload materials utilizing a forklift

  • Responsible for sorting material into appropriate containers per recycling program guidelines

  • Log and maintain recycling and janitorial reports

  • Transports recycling containers, boxes, bins, gaylords and product to and from work area; meets daily processing goals.

  • Performs daily janitorial duties as instructed by supervisor.

  • Changes light bulbs and does similar minor electrical tasks.

  • Opens clogged drains and performs other simple plumbing jobs.

  • Floor/carpet care and maintenance.

  • Assists in snow shoveling as needed.

  • Assists with loading or unloading trucks and moving furniture.

  • Support the company‚Äôs quality improvement efforts by adhering to ISO standards and participating in continuous improvement activities.

  • Support building maintenance department on other projects as needed.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to identify and solve problems.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good time management skills

  • Exercise independent judgment when inspecting parts acceptability for further operations

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and guidance.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and follow simple diagrams.

  • Ability to perform simple tasks independently after given specific instructions.

  • Ability to operate floor/carpet care equipment

  • Ability to work with general cleaning chemicals

  • Ability to operate lawn/grounds care tools and equipment.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • High School/GED or equivalent

  • 6 months forklift operation experience required

  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment preferred

  • Previous experience in facilities repair work preferred

  • Previous experience working with recycling operatons equipment preferred

  • Knowledge of food processing/packaging and/or flexible packaging a plus.

  • Experience with ISO Standards preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • High degree of attention and care

  • Ability to climb ladders, climb in overhead structures, and in close quarters.

  • Regularly lift, bend, reach, twist and turn.

  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands to fingers, handle or feel: and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.

  • The job involves prolong periods of standing.

  • The job involves extensive amount of walking throughout the manufacturing facility

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