Waste Management Specialist

Position Title: Waste Management Specialist (All Shifts)

 Compensation and Benefits:

  • Wage range is $17.50-$20.00
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with 4% company match, sick and vacation leave

Position Summary:

Waste Management Specialist will be responsible for all waste that the building produces. Collect, consolidate, and dispose of all bakery and warehouse waste, broken pallets, corrugated totes, cardboard and any other waste items that are generated in the daily operations of the facility.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Commit to proper GMPs and Sanitation Practices
  • Receive training on proper practices
  • Remove trash throughout the warehouse, production floor, and waste/recycle area
  • Ability to load trucks with a forklift for Reuse and Recycle purposes
  • Remove broken pallets from production and stage them in a recycle trailer
  • Break down corrugated totes (Coconut Oil, Brown Rice Syrup, Sun Flower Oil) with a box cutter and skill saw
  • Dispose of trash into our trash compactor
  • Operate a cardboard compactor
  • Record data related to waste management program
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Additional duties as assigned in support of waste management

Supervisory Responsibility:



Qualifications / Education / Experience Desired:

  • Must be detail-oriented and observant.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to form rapport with employees.
  • Ability to work with minimal oversight
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and various power tools
  • Must be vigilant
  • Prior experience with food processing desired.
  • HS Diploma or GED

Language / Mathematical / Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to speak clearly and effectively.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Supervision Given:

  • This position will report to the Director of Environmental, Health & Safety
  • The position holder is expected to be able to work with minimal oversight, able to confidently handle situations on their own.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, use hands to grip and handle objects; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include looking at a computer screen and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to travel, drive a motor vehicle, and communicate using telephone and email.

Additional physical demands include:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Standing on feet for long periods of time

    Travel Required:



    Resume Submission: All candidates with relevant experience should include “Waste Management Specialist” and desired shift in subject line when submitting resume to Jobs@EatBobos.com.