SDS II Forklift Operator -4th Shift

East Chicago, Indiana

This position is eligible for our $1500 Sign-On/Retention bonus!

Tradebe Environmental Services is a global leader in environmental services with US Headquarters in Merrillville, IN. Tradebe was founded in 1984 with the vision of helping industrial and chemical companies manage the increasing complexity of the waste they generate, ensuring safety for the people and the environment. Today, we continue to innovate and evolve as we maintain our firm commitment to propelling the circular economy and creating a more sustainable world. We actively contribute by managing all kinds of environmental liabilities in a safe and sustainable manner, focusing on reusing or recycling raw materials and energy, and being dedicated to meeting our customers' environmental goals. In the United States, Tradebe Environmental Services has 30 sites and serves customers from a broad range of markets, from petrochemicals to aerospace and hospitals, with unparalleled safety and quality standards.

Job description

Main Purpose

Safely operate forklifts in drum storage or processing areas at a Tradebe plant.

Key job responsibilities

  • Unload incoming trailers and process waste streams
  • Place or locate material in proper staging/storage areas
  • Prepare material for processing operations
  • Perform processing operations as needed
  • Accurately track drum storage, and handle movements on tracking sheets as needed
  • Required to perform daily inspections on the forklifts
  • Simple maintenance activities such as cleaning and adding fluids are required

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Experience operating a forklift
  • Knowledge of the hazardous waste industry is a plus
  • Ability to read, understand and apply common operational documents and SOPs
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts
  • Ability to define problems are required.
  • Ability to wear respirator as needed (requires face being clean shaved)
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check is required

Physical Requirements
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Crawling
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Reaching
  • Pushing
  • Pulling

The role

The person

We offer

Why Tradebe is Right for You
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Student loan repayment assistance
  • Generous vacation and sick plans
  • Medical (including telehealth), dental and vision
  • 401k Retirement match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Agency paid, basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Great work environment and culture
  • And MORE!

Tradebe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago


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