Recycling Machine Operator 1st

Adecco is assisting an innovative local Start-UP company changing the world of recycling in the city of Vernon, CA.


We currently are looking to place experienced Machine Operator’s in the city of Vernon, CA.


This is a Temp to Hire opportunity that will give you valuable experience to enhance your career with a fast-growing manufacturing facility.


Machine Operator


Key Responsibilities:

• Perform startup, shutdown, material changeovers and normal operating procedures for assigned machines and conveyor systems with minimal supervision.

• Perform and track material inventory and production information by inputting required information in HMI interfaces and/or manual documents. Adjust operating conditions and parameters for the equipment based on feedback from an HMI terminal and observation.

• Coordinate inventory levels of all productions supplies with the Shift Lead such as bags, boxes, liners, skids, chemicals, etc.

• Identify equipment and personnel safety issues; coordinate with Shift Lead to resolve. Aid in the safety and operations training of new employees.

• Maintain compliance with company and OSHA policy in regards to operations and safety issues, including but not limited to: lockout/tagout procedures, forklift operation, proper use of PPE, and sharps discovery and handling.

• Must clearly understand and perform all procedures and equipment per training and must attend all required training sessions (including safety training)

• Move material in a timely, efficient manner with forklifts utilizing multiple attachments

• Load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device. Accurately weigh containers, label correctly, and store in the proper location.

• Communication required with employees in all departments and functional areas

• Maintain cleanliness and organization on the line/surrounding area (including outside)

• Must be attentive to potential contamination issues and handle issues appropriately


• 2-5 years prior work experience in a machine operator position. Previous experience with machine maintenance a plus.

• Practical knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems and programmable controls required.

• Demonstrated safe work habits and extensive knowledge of workplace safety is required.

• Ability to read complex drawings and perform simple mathematics is required, HS Diploma or equivalent is preferred.

• Ability to work quickly, especially during busy periods and maintain area.

Ability to work 12 hours per day, 3-4 days per week (7 p.m. - 7 a.m.)

• Ability to lift, push, pull 10 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.

• Ability to wear a full-face respirator, hard hat, steel-toed shoes and other PPE required.

• Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, squat, climb a ladder, bend, climb and reach on a regular basis is required.

• Previous experience driving forklifts and utilizing material handling equipment preferred.

• PC proficiency a plus, especially Windows-based programs such as Microsoft Office Suite.

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, customer service and communication skills.

• Possess knowledge to differentiate products, keep current with material types, and knowledge of line material flow.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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