Performs duties & responsibilities of a Plant Worker, including:
•Unloading waste from incoming vehicles, separating non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated.
•Stage waste on conveyor system or properly stack waste for scanning in the Bio Track system.
•Scan waste into the Bio Track system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
•Load autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing.
•Place re-usable containers on tub wash line for decontamination.
•Operates tub wash unit ensuring the wash unit is operating properly. Removes clean tubs from wash unit; inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
•Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reloads assigned re-usable tubs and ensure cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor.
•Ensures housekeeping issues; i.e., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately. Oversees and trains an effective and efficient staff:
•Makes recommendations for merit increases and performance appraisals.
•Monitors operations and staff and recommends, when necessary, changes in methods, procedures and structure, to secure optimum utilization of resources.
•Administers all Company policies and procedures, communicates to staff, interprets, as necessary, and ensures compliance.
•Monitors and ensures that employees are performing their functions safely and productively. Makes recommendations for changes or improvement, when necessary, in order to prevent accident or injuries. Assists in ensuring the plant meets regulatory and safety compliance measures and operates in a productive and profitable manner. Assists in maintaining overall cost control of the plant. Ensures continuous improvement of productivity standards and worker safety performance in all phases of the operation. Maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction, either internally or externally. Initiate actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards or unsafe conditions or practices. Perform periodic facility audits, review of all applicable regulatory paperwork, e.g., biological testing, WW testing, etc.). Provides for equipment maintenance and troubleshooting when necessary.
•High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Three or more years related experience or training in a plant or manufacturing environment, demonstrating strong communication skills and tact. One or more years of experience managing others.
•Demonstrates knowledge of barcode scanning and basic computer skills.
•Demonstrates knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations.
•Demonstrates the ability to operate a powered industrial truck, e.g., forklift.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.