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Recycling Technician- 3rd Shift

Columbus, 8860 Smith's Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America Req #199
Friday, September 20, 2019
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.
Recycling Technician- 3rd Shift

The Recycling Technician will perform manual work necessary to support the sustainability initiative through recycling and other waste programs.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Performs activities associated with the collection, replacement, disposal/destruction and shipment of hazardous, non-hazardous and recyclable materials in accordance with federal, state, local regulations and company standard operating procedures.
  • Operates compactors, balers, forklifts, drum haulers and pallet jacks to transport hazardous, non-hazardous and recyclable materials to proper disposal areas. 
  • Inspects and sorts materials into designated containers according to type, size, condition, color, or paper/cardboard grade. 
  • Monitors and maintains the conditions of all hazardous, non-hazardous and recycling storage areas and all related equipment. 
  • Participates in training and maintains knowledge with regard to current recycling methods, stream identification, waste mitigation, DOT regulations, and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Reports any procedural and/or process gaps to the Environmental Technician.
  • Follows, promotes and enforces KDC’s safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures.
  • Performs all work in a manner that is consistent with the company’s quality system, FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations, includes maintaining clean and orderly areas at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum one year of manufacturing experience, preferably in a regulated and GMP environment. 
  • Minimum one years of forklift experience.
  • RCRA and Hazardous Waste Management Certification. 
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Management Certificate.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Operates compactors, balers, forklifts, drum haulers and pallet jacks to transport hazardous, non-hazardous and recyclable materials to proper disposal areas. 
  • Ability to adapt to rotating assignments with a positive attitude, a sense of urgency and positive results. 
  • Interact and communicate effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures. 
  • Good understanding of FDA Good Manufacturing Practices Regulations (GMP’s) and OSHA safety requirements.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to understand and complete procedure documents in accordance with SOPs and WIs. 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time efficiently and effectively.
  • Mechanical aptitude, including use basic hand tools to complete basic repairs on recycling equipment.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Able to work overtime & weekends as required.
  • Wear hairnet, safety glasses, long pants, steel toe shoes/boots and any other uniform standards.
  • Read, comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions, including SOP’s. 
  • Sit, bend, stoop, climb, and stand for long periods of time. 
  • Lift items up to 50 lbs.

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator SG&A
  • Travel Required No
  • Columbus, 8860 Smith's Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America