Shred-it Shredding Specialist in Ottawa, Ontario

*Do you enjoy hands on work?

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment?

Do you want to work for a reputable, environmentally conscious company?

Are you willing to work hard to play hard?

If you answered yes to these questions – you are just the professional we are looking for!*

You want to join a growing, aggressive and dynamic company that rewards success and challenges you to grow. Most importantly, you want to join a team that is full of people like you – “A” players with a drive to succeed!

Our Shredding Specialists are entitled to the following incentives:

  • A competitive salary

  • Competitive benefits package:

o Medical, dental and vision coverage

o Group Life and AD&D Insurance

o Short-term and long-term disability

o Company Paid Employee Assistance Program

o Retirement Savings Plan

o A fun environment to grow within and be challenged to be the best you can be!

  • Summary*

The Shredding Specialist is responsible for receiving, segregating and loading waste paper into a paper shredder as well as various traditional warehouse support duties. The Shredding Specialist is a member of the local operations team who coordinates the parking of all trucks in preparation for the next day. The Shredding Specialist must be a team player and contribute to a safe and harmonious work environment.

At Shred-it, our corporate vision, mission and values are not just words on a plaque; they are the goals and values that we live by each and every day. Each Shred-it Partner is responsible for upholding and exemplifying these values at all times.

  • Responsibilities*

o Unload shredded paper, media, and product from Shred-it’s trucks at the assigned branch

o Operate and maintain baling machinery at the branch

o Ensure all paper bales are staged or loaded for shipment as required

o Perform shredding operations in support of Shred-it’s off-site shredding program

o Operates forklifts and performs preventative maintenance on forklifts as required

o Maintains a clean and safe working area according to Shred-It and NAID standards

o Performs weekly, monthly and yearly preventative maintenance on all equipment

o Maintain a responsible approach to all security and safety matters related to the operation of Shred-it

o Other duties as assigned

  • Requirements*

/ Personal Characteristics/

o Ability to communicate effectively with customers in a professional manner

o Ability to maintain the highest level of customer service in all aspects of the job

o Comfortable in a fast paced dynamic environment

o Understands the importance of detail and accuracy

o Ability to work well in a team environment and is always willing to assist others

/ Education/Experience/

o High school diploma or equivalent

o One to two (1-2) years of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred

o Six (6) months as a certified forklift driver is preferred

o Basic Knowledge of forklift truck driving and maintenance

o Excellent physical ability; Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds repeatedly over the course of the day

o Ability to withstand the physically demands of lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects

  • Background Check*

o Successful completion of comprehensive background check at time of application and throughout employment

  • Shred-it is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. #CB2 #IND123*