Job type full-time
Full job description
Location: northbrook, il
Classification: full-time, non-exempt
Lakeshore recycling systems (lrs) is the leading independent recycling and waste solutions company in the midwestLrs has grown from $50 million in sales and 220 employees in 2013 to over $225 million in sales and over 1500 employees todayLrs has experienced phenomenal m&a growth, with fourteen acquisitions throughout northern illinois and southern wisconsin in the last 60 monthsWith 15 facilities located throughout illinois and wisconsin, lrs controls and processes over 2.5 million tons of waste material a year and recycles or diverts over 50% of that volume.
The laborer is responsible for ensuring that the proper sorting materials on the conveyor are being removed and placed in corresponding containers.
Inspect and sort materials according to size, type, and condition
Wear required personal protective equipment at all times
Keep work area and all surrounding areas clean
Report all unsafe work conditions or equipment issues immediately to supervisor
Attend and participate in safety meetings
Legally eligible to work in the united states without requiring sponsorship
Must be at least 18 years of age
Physical demands/environmental factors
Able and wiling to push and pull in excess of 50 pounds
Must be able to frequently walk and stand up to 8 hours / day
Must be physically able to enter/climb and leave truck cab frequently
Must have the manual dexterity required to operate controls on truck
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employeeLakeshore recycling systems is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employerWe are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran statusIf you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.