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Warehouse Recycling Specialist- Freetown, MA

Permanent

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

At FHI, you determine how much money you make, how fast and how far you grow your career. It doesn’t matter who you are, or what your background is, we offer everyone the path to long-term success; the rest is up to you.

FHI is proud of our reputation of employing the industry’s most reliable warehouse professionals. We go the extra mile to develop and retain quality associates and offer a career path to leadership roles with greater pay – an approach our customers acknowledge and appreciate.

We’re looking for an experienced Warehouse Recycling Specialist to join our team.

Recycling Specialists perform job duties in a warehouse setting and are expected to accomplish physically demanding work. The Recycling Specialist must work safely and efficiently to ensure that the warehouse is clean and all items are correctly sorted into their correct area for recycling or redistribution.

Responsibilities include:

  • Unload cardboard bales with a forklift
  • Move stacks of empty pallets or other bins/totes (filled with items such as bagged plastic, bottles, organic product, etc.) with pallet jack
  • Sweep and pressure wash refrigerated and grocery trailers
  • Operate trash compactors
  • Consolidate recyclable cardboard with baler.
  • Work is performed in a warehouse setting and is physically demanding.
  • Perform duties safely and efficiently while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure that operations are aligned and performed to achieve production and safety goals.
  • Perform all job tasks assigned by the leadership staff to achieve and maintain daily productivity and quality goals.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Please note this is not a travel position and you should live local to the site.

We take pride in doing things right, and that includes the way we treat our employees. We offer:

  • Starting pay of $17 an hour
  • Equipment training
  • Full-time, permanent positions with lots of associate development and internal promotion opportunities
  • Various shift times are available in a variety of warehouse temperatures/environments
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k & paid time off!
  • Awesome referral bonus & more incentives
  • FHI offers weekly pay and on the job training

Qualifications Required:

Education:

We believe that skills and experience are what truly matter. While education can be a valuable asset, it is not a strict requirement for success in this role.

Experience:

  • Prior experience as a warehouse associate is preferred.
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment (e.g., order selector/picking product storage, product staging, powered pallet jack/forklifts, etc.)
  • Working with racking systems and loading/unloading pallets (e.g., pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically, etc.)

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English for effective communication
  • Willingness to work the required schedule.
  • Ability to speak and write English for effective communication.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow directions.
  • Interact respectfully and courteously with associates, co-workers, management, and customers.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Work Environment:

  • This position is designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Warehouse environment with extreme heat and cold temperatures.
  • Physical Demands:
  • Ability to lift, walk, bend, twist, reach, push and squat most of the workday.
  • Handle cases weighing from 25 to 95 pounds and can expect to handle between 50 and 200+ pallets on any given day.
  • The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms or alarms) in moderate to loud work environments.

By submitting this application, you are providing consent for FHI to contact you via phone (call or text) or email.

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

FHI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!