Schedule : M-F (8am-4 : 30pm)
Daniels Sharpsmart Canada Ltd. (DSCL) is a privately owned company who provide a complete direct sharps service to the USA, Canada, South Africa, UK and New Zealand markets, with services including the provision of the Daniels Sharpsmart System (collectors, accessories and washers), transportation of medical and sharps waste, and treatment and disposal of medical waste.
DSCL also mines surgical sharps collectors for sale of re-usable medical devices.
Daniels is committed to developing the safest environmentally friendly products and services available in order to make healthcare safer for workers and patients around the world, and to reduce risk for healthcare organizations.
Production Associates (internally known as Washsmart Operator) are responsible for operating all the processes within the plant and the computer control system for the plant.
They are accountable for informing the Operations Supervisor when production problems arise. They are also responsible for keeping oncoming operators informed on current status of processes and what needs to be done for the next shift.
Specific Responsibilities :
Add water, detergents, or chemicals to tanks to dilute or strengthen solutions, according to established formulas and solution test results
Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed
Observe display screens, control panels, equipment, and cloth entering or exiting processes to determine if equipment is operating correctly
Load / unload production line of light weight sharps containers on conveyor system for scanning in the washsmart system
Accurately complete and maintain all paperwork (manifests); scan waste into the washsmart system for proper recordkeeping purposes; fill outbound orders
Inspect cleaned containers before loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use distribution
Follow all health and safety requirements including wearing personal PPE and attending safety meetings
Keep operations coming on-shift briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift
General housekeeping issues
Conduct basic cleaning and maintenance of the Washsmart
Decontaminate vehicle's cargo-carrying portion (transporter), reload assigned re-usable tubs and insures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor
Drive forklift or operate hand trucks once properly trained
Physical Requirements :
Occasionally working in confined spaces
Extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing
Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds and push and / or pull carts weighing as much as 300 pounds
Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds
Standing for extended periods of time
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Experience working in production / process environment
Solid work references and good attendance history
Honest & reliable
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to work in a team environment
Can do attitude
Ability to work weekends, holidays or flex hours as needed by production demands
Mechanical background preferred
Knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations preferred