Wash Line Operator in Vernon, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/22/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Vernon, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/22/2020
  • Job ID:
    248596
  • Pay Rate
    $18.5/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    310-337-7965

Job Description

Become a part of an essential business NOW! Eco-friendly company in the LA area looking for Wash Line operator (night shift)! 

• Perform startup, shutdown, material changeovers and normal operating procedures for the Wash Line 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.

  • Clean screens for water filtration, adjust settings for chemical dosing units, maintain optical sorting devices, exchange material bins
  • Track weights and data during batch processing
  • Track inventory levels of finished product (plastic flakes) as well as byproducts- including emptying silos and hoppers and staging materials in warehouse
  • 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 regarding 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)
  • 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
  • Responsible for following food safety requirements of the facility

Qualifications

  • 5+ years operator/process experience
  • Comfortable with light maintenance
  • Plastics experience a plus
  • Forklift experience required
  • MS office a plus
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and extensive knowledge of workplace safety is required.
  • Self-starter, Steller work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to identify quality issues
  • Ability to perform simple mathematics is required, HS Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Ability to work quickly, especially during busy periods and maintain the area.
  • Ability to work 12 hours per day, 3-4 days per week (7 a.m. - 7 PM or 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.)
  • Willingness and ability to learn new systems

Physical Demands of the Job

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; bend; walk; sit; use hands to handle, feel objects, hold tools; reach with hands/arms; climb stairs; squat/kneel; talk; hear; and/or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.