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Recycling Operator in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Title: Recycling Operator

*For IMMEDIATE consideration please email your resume to or contact VOLT and ask for Kathryn Bonilla at 805.979.3033 for more information about this position*

City: Vernon
State: California
Job Duration: Temp- to- hire after 90 days full benefits
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time / Hourly
Schedule: M-F – Flexible to OT and WE
Pay Rate: $14-16/HR depending on experience                                                            

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates equipment for the sort, grind, wash, and solid state polycondensation lines to exceed production expectations on a per shift basis.
  • Understand and follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain efficient departmental workflow to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.
  • Follow, create and implement efficient work practices utilizing the methodologies of 5S, Kaizen, and other Lean manufacturing practices.
  • Review production schedules and coordinate workload to meet these schedules.
  • Maintain plant inventory levels, track inventory at plant and warehouses.
  • Perform duties of all positions on plant floor including machine operators, quality sorters, and forklift operators.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 3+ years’ stable work experience in a related manufacturing setting. 
  • Previous experience working in safety, maintenance or quality is a plus.
  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to read and write in English, as well as proficiency in math. Ability to communicate clearly in Spanish a plus.
  • Ability to drive a forklift required. Previous forklift experience and license/certification a plus.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and extensive knowledge of workplace safety is required.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift, push, pull 10 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis required.
  • Ability to wear a 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.
  • Quick learner, highly organized, attention to detail and dependability required.