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Safety Assistant

Safety Assistant – Full-Time with Benefits

Location:  Amsterdam, NY

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Join a team within a growing, dynamic manufacturing company, who strives to be the #1 industrial recycling company in the great Northeast.

Power Pallet Recycling Center is one of the largest recycling companies in the Northeast and our customer base is spread over a 250-mile radius. We are seeking a highly motivated Safety Assistant, looking to grow in a fast-paced environment.

We offer competitive pay to all employees, as well as a benefit package that includes health insurance, bonus incentives and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Power Pallet is a drug-free workplace, where we value hard work and innovative ideas.



The Safety Assistant is responsible for assisting the Safety Manager in all safety-related matters, to ensure that a safe environment is maintained at all times for employees, visitors, vendors and guests.

Essential Functions:

  • Appropriately responds to all incidents/accidents and coordinates medical attention as needed.
  • Assists in monitoring the workplace to ensure the safety of employees, visitors, vendors, and guests.
  • Responsible for inventory, ordering and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains daily logs of activities and all safety-related matters.
  • Participates in incident and accident investigations.
  • Performs safety observations, audits and inspections, to ensure employee safety.
  • Assists in training and any other programs assigned by the Safety Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Physical requirements may include extensive walking and/or standing up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Requires occasional bending, sitting, and stooping.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Schedule will vary according to operating needs, but will include early mornings, late evenings, some weekends.


Basic Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have at least one year of manufacturing experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Must be able to work well with people of diverse backgrounds and temperaments.
  • Must have good organizational skills and be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language.
  • Must have experience in Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point
  • Must be CPR/AED certified
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations preferred


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional overtime may be required as job duties demand.

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Power Pallet Recycling Center is an equal opportunity employer, affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce, and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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