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2nd Shift Production Lead

Job Locations US-PA-Easton
Req No.
Permanent Full-Time


The 2nd Shift Lead has broad based production process skills in all areas of the operations plant. Strong communication skills are required. Sound leadership skills are demonstrated by strong knowledge of all equipment and showing by example how tasks should be completed. They are accountable for informing the Plant Supervisor or Plant Manager when production problems arise. All work instructions will be followed to insure the best possible quality products will be processed. The individual will perform all duties in a safe and productive manner.


  • Experience in running and training other employee on equipment including: the Fork Lift, Autoclave, Weigh Bridge, Tippers Shredder, Compactor, Pressure Washer boiler, and air compressor.
  • Ability to assist in other areas of the plant as needed. This may include Washsmart, Container repair, Device Mining, and other miscellaneous tasks as requested.
  • All duties to load and unload Daniels trailer.
  • Shuttle to the warehouse, transfer station, out of state incineration, and other supplies as needed.
  • Support efficient and safe unloading of all Gatewaste customers.
  • Knowledge to help fill customer orders if needed and move company trucks to the docks
  • Check with all employees when starting a new shift to make sure they have all the tools and direction to do their job at the start of shift.
  • May assist in training new employees or employees being cross trained.
  • Lead and give direction to others when needed to produce the expected level of productivity and Quality
  • Main contact for Plant Manager: communicate key issues in writing, voicemail and directly.
  • Monitor employee hours as required: shifts breaks and end of shift log out.
  • Document and leave samples of issues or questions on products/services.
  • Ensure all staff are compliant in daily safety measures, including wearing personal PPE.
  • General housekeeping issues addressed immediately: i.e. spills are cleaned up, the floor is kept dry and clear of debris, etc.
  • Helps manager with employee evaluations by giving feedback on an individual’s performance during the shift.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience working in production/process environment
  • Respectable 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
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally working in confined spaces
  • Extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 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


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