Sorter - Chesapeake, VA - TFC Recycling

Chesapeake, VA
Posted 3 weeks ago


TFC Recycling – Chesapeake, VA

$11.75 an hour


The Sorter/laborer is responsible for ensuring proper placement and sorting materials on the conveyor line by performing the following duties.

Non exempt

1958 Diamond Hill Road, Chesapeake Virginia 23320

Monday – Friday and Saturdays as required

  • 1st shift begins at 6:00 am and runs between 8-12 hours as business needs mandate.
  • 2nd shift begins immediately after 1st shift and runs between 8-12 hours as required.
  • Applicants will be hired through LeadPoint; after completing 3 months with LeadPoint employees may be eligible to be hired through TFC Recycling. This will include a pay increase.

Day or Evening Shift Lead


  • A good understanding of how a production environment functions including keeping operations continuously running and meeting production goals.
  • A good understanding of the safe operation, maintenance and troubleshooting required with industrial equipment
  • OSHA and additional internal safety requirements including but not limited to lockout tag procedures.
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) part of the workday;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds part of the workday;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday;


High school education or equivalent

  • Inspect materials and sort items or materials into piles or places in container according to type, size, condition, coloring or paper grade.
  • Pull contaminants out of paper or off of floor.
  • Stack boxes and skids. Dump boxes and totes of material.
  • Feed material, such as wastepaper onto conveyor.
  • Clean up conveyor and surrounding sorting line. Keep surrounding work area clean.
  • Read monitor for machine start up and ensure machine is operating properly and at a moderate speed.
  • Follow appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) as guideline for operating and maintaining equipment.
  • Report any worker-public safety factors and/or equipment malfunctions.
  • Attend weekly/monthly safety/operations meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be a to stand for prolonged periods
  • Must be able to Communicate Verbally
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather condition.

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