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MRF Laborer - 2nd Shift

companyLakeshore Recycling Systems, LLC
locationChicago, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

The Company

LRS is the industry leader in providing innovative and environmentally responsibly waste and recycling solutions. Our team delivers exceptional service and value through relentless commitment to customer satisfaction and preservation of the environment. Through our safe and innovative approach to waste diversion, LRS thrives on the passion and innovation of our employees to preserve and sustain the beauty of the towns, neighborhoods and communities that we serve.

We are excited to hire candidates that align with our Vision and Values: To become the safest, most innovative waste recycler in the world by redefining the way the world views waste.

Live Safely ● Serve With Passion● Innovate Relentlessly ● Engage With Integrity

Build Community ● Be Accountable

Position Title and Summary

The MRF - Laborer is responsible for ensuring proper sorting of materials on the conveyor are being removed and placed in corresponding containers.

Reports To

Operations Manager


  • Inspect and sort materials according to size, type and condition
  • Keep work area and all surrounding areas clean
  • Report all unsafe work conditions or equipment issues immediately to supervisor
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings
  • Wear required personal protective equipment at all times
  • Perform other job duties as assigned

Qualifications / Knowledge / Critical Skills

  • None required

Physical Demands / Environmental Factors

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
  • Requires working in dusty and noisy indoor and outdoor conditions
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Requires working in a physical environment that will expose employee to extreme weather conditions
  • Requires working for long periods of time while standing
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Lakeshore Recycling Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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