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Material Handler (Entry Level)

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Operations
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21012703 Requisition #

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
Material Handlers move recyclable material through the facility and evaluates for sale destination. Positions are first shift (7:30am to 4:00pm) and second shift - more experienced role (5:00pm to 1:30am).

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. 

  • Moves material through the facility with the use of material handling equipment (i.e. forklift, pallet jack, handcarts, hoists, etc.) as required
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers
  • Properly documents work performed
  • Other duties as assigned.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
None required

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education/Experience

  • Education: None required.
  • Experience: None required.
  • Preferred Experience: Prior experience operating a forklift and technical abilities.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • None required

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 50 pounds frequently.  
  • Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.
  • Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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