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Material Handler-1st shift

Location : Kansas City, MO
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : Nicole
Compensation : 17.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : HS/GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
 Plant Material Handler I

Monday-Friday 6 am - 2:45 pm


Load, Unload, process and store hazardous and nonhazardous waste materials with supervision.  Primary waste product are household products and personal care products. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Load & unload solid and liquid waste safely in accordance with company, federal, state and local regulations.

  • Operate a fork truck with attachments and Bob Cat with attachments

  • Perform basic spill cleanup and housekeeping/maintenance duties as directed

  • Utilize bar code system equipment to document certain inventory activities

  • Utilize knowledge of applicable EPA, DOT and OSHA regulations

  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications :

High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent required



  • 1 year of related experience

  • 24-40 HAZWOPER certification preferred but not required. 


If candidate does not have their HAZWOPER/HAZMAT certification, our client will have the selected employee become certified the first week they are on the job. 


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of EPA, DOT and OSHA preferred but not required

  • Ability to understand general industry practices and follow SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Ability to life 50-60 lbs

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator when required. 

  • Solid attendance & on-time arrival.  Tardiness and missed work managed via point system. 


INDIVIDUAL MUST BE CLEAN SHAVEN DAILY.  Why? If you are required to wear a respirator for your safety, you must be clean shaven so the respirator seals and fits properly.


Our client has an incredible benefit package and offers a skill based pay program once you are converted to our client's payroll and benefits. 


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