Compactor Operator


We are seeking a Compactor Operator to join our Housekeeping Team with the goal of maintaining the cleanliness of Silva facilities by performing the regular tasks of cleaning, emptying garbage totes, gathering cardboard, operating the cardboard compactor, and removing waste within the facility. 

Basic Functions:

  • Daily cleaning of facilities (including but not limited to: common areas, restrooms, breakrooms, trash collection)
  • Regularly scheduled cleaning (including but not limited to: walls, ductwork, production rooms, warehouse, loading and receiving docs, and exterior spaces)
  • Empty out garbage totes in warehouses
  • Gather all cardboard in warehouse and feed it to cardboard compactor.
  • Remove waste accumulated in dust collector room and bring outside for pick up.
  • Maintain cardboard and waste areas to ensure they are clean and organized.
  • Fold production totes as needed and organize pallets accumulated.
  • Utilize forklift to conduct waste removal operations.
  • Complete tasks as directed by Sanitation Supervisor and/or Housekeeping Lead.
  • Compliance with all GMP, Food Safety and Plant Safety rules.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently pushing and pulling totes and/or pallets weighing several 100LB
  • Frequently bending when feeding trash compactor.
  • Frequently lifting and stacking wood pallets (weigh 40-50LB)
  • Frequently lifting, folding, stacking cardboard totes (weigh 30-40LB)
  • Frequently stretching when feeding compactor.
  • Climbing (ladders, stairs, etc.)
  • Bending and stooping.
  • Extended periods of being on your feet.

This is a full-time, hourly position with benefits package that includes paid vacation, health insurance, dental, vision, and 401k retirement plan with generous employer match.

Please upload a resumé online or send a resumé to [email protected].