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Sortation Operator (Night Shift)

Lithonia, Georgia, United States
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Job Description

Sortation Operator

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence and robotics for the recycling industry. We’re reimagining and actively modernizing the world’s recycling infrastructure. Headquartered and with manufacturing operations in Louisville, Colorado, we build and deploy technology that solves many of the central challenges of recycling and shifts the economics of the industry to make it more efficient, cost-effective, scalable, and sustainable. With more than 70 systems installed across North America, Japan, and Europe, we’re increasing the value that can be extracted from recyclable material through superior separation, purity enhancement, and identification of new end markets for reuse and recycling. 

Our diverse, growing team of environmentalists, engineers, and other professionals shares a passion for the promise technology holds to transform the way we recycle. With backing from top-tier investors including Sequoia Capital and recognition including Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies and Forbes’ most promising artificial intelligence companies in America, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve each day in what we do. Learn more at AMPRobotics.com.

AMP Robotics is hiring a Sortation Operator to support, facilitate and quality control at AMP’s secondary sortation facility. This role participates as an integral team member, gives input on equipment usage, operational processes, safety concerns, and other topics.

As a Sortation Operator, you will work to:

  • Performs preoperative and postoperative inspection of the equipment and reports any necessary repairs to supervisor and/or Maintenance Shop.
  • Continuously monitors the equipment to ensure proper operation and minimal down time.
  • Continuously observes material being processed  for signs of hazardous waste, fire, smoldering, etc.
  • Inspect materials and sort materials according to type, size, condition, coloring or paper grade.
  • Feed material onto the conveyor.
  • Clean up conveyor and surrounding sorting line. Keep surrounding work area clean.
  • Follow appropriate standard operating procedures for operating and maintaining equipment.
  • Adheres to all company, and regulatory safety standards and rules.
  • Ensures that equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each shift.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have:

Required:

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience operating same or similar machinery

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

"AMP requires employees who work in or adjacent to our secondary sortation facilities to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. AMP is an equal opportunity employer and, consistent with applicable law, will consider requests for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs, or as required by state or local law, where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the Company."

TYPICAL PHYSICAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position.  The actual requirements of this position will vary.

  • Maintain balance on slippery surfaces.
  • Lift, carry and push/pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • The ability to stand, climb, bend, twist, and lift equipment and tools.
  • The ability to speak, read, and write in English.
  • Overtime and call-in work may be required.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position.  The actual requirements of this position will vary.

  • Maintain balance on slippery surfaces.
  • Lift, carry and push/pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Stand for up to eight hours per day.
  • The ability to stand, climb, bend, twist, and lift materials or tools as needed

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES:

The following competencies represent qualities, traits and behaviors that a successful employee will exhibit.  This list is not exhaustive, as other qualities, traits and behaviors are also desired.

  • Safety Orientation – Follows and promotes safety rules and procedures.  Recognizes hazards and anticipates danger.  Does not take inappropriate risks.
  • Ethics – Adheres to the policies and rules set forth by the Company. Does not bend the rules or cut corners.  Is honest and trustworthy.
  • Endurance – Sticks with the task until it is completed in the most productive and safe manner.  Works through challenges that come up.
  • Dependability – Is someone supervisors and coworkers can count on.  Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do.  Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule. 

REPRESENTATIVE MACHINES, TOOLS and  EQUIPMENT USED:

The following machines, tools, equipment are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, and equipment used will vary.

  • Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, dust mask, ear plugs, gloves, hard hat, safety glasses, work boots, and safety vest.
  • Machines including, but not limited to, forklift, baler, wheel loader
  • Tools including, but not limited to, broom, shovel, tire gauge, water hoses, screwdriver, wrenches and other hand tools.    

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS: 

The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

  • Potential Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Work environment; includes machines, tools, trucks, dust, fumes and odors.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.   

We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. In addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer competitive base salaries; medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off and sick time; flexible work hours; and the opportunity to quickly accelerate your learning and growth.

Working Location(s): 

  • Lithonia, GA

Travel Requirements: 

  • Occasionally, as needed. No more than 5%.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement: 

AMP Robotics is an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Company will be based on job openings, merit, qualifications, and abilities as required by the position. The Company does not discriminate, and does not permit its employees to discriminate against other employees, applicants, customers, or independent contractors because of:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation (including gender identity or expression, including a person's orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgender status, or PeopleCare’s perception thereof)
  • Pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions
  • Marital status
  • National origin
  • Citizenship
  • Military or veteran status
  • Ancestry
  • Age (40 or over)
  • Disability (including genetic information)
  • Or, any other consideration made unlawful by applicable laws. 

Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination. 

Other duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. In addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer competitive base salaries; medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off and sick time; flexible work hours; and the opportunity to quickly accelerate your learning and growth.

Salary & compensation information: $15 to $18 hourly rate depending on experience

Benefits information:

Full-Time / Salaried Employees

  • Medical - The company covers up to 85% of the premium of UHC Gold Choice Plus POS 1250 BP9K. Employees pay the difference in premium if they select a more expensive plan. Up to 25% for dependents. 
  • Group Life, AD&D – 100% paid.
  • Long Term Disability – 100% paid.
  • Dental Insurance – 75% paid. 
  • Vision Insurance* - 75% paid. 
  • Employee Assistance Program - Provided through United Healthcare.
  • Paid Vacation Leave – Accrues at a rate of ~4.31 hours (0.54 days) per pay period (2 weeks) starting day 1. Unused PTO carries over each year with a 1-year limit.
  • Paid Sick Leave – 64 hours per year, given in full on start date, refreshes on anniversary.
  • 401(k) retirement plan - (non-matching).
  • Seven (7) paid holidays – 7 company designated and 2 floating holidays.
  • Referral bonuses for staff positions.