Wash Line Operator - plastic recycling

  • Job posted by : Fraser Plastics

Job Description

Wash Line Operator - Plastic Recycling


Company Summary: 

The principals of Fraser Plastics Ltd. are experienced manufacturing businessmen and women who have developed their process gradually to meet the growing demand for an effective grinding, washing, and extruding processing facility in the Pacific Northwest. The plant is located in the Albion Industrial area of Maple Ridge.

The company’s success in attracting multi-national and domestic end-users, coupled with its acquisition of a fleet of tanker railcars to service the plant, resulted in notable growth and has allowed us to employ and provide work for Millwrights, Plant Maintenance Electricians, Supervisors (Plastic Products Manufacturing), Yard Supervisors (Shipping and Receiving), Extruder Operators, Sorters (Plastics Product Manufacturing), Wash Line Operators, Truck Drivers and other workers.

Fraser Plastics processes post-consumer and post-industrial plastic, and sells plastic pellets, washed/regrind flakes and baled plastic. We are currently looking for an energetic and dedicated Wash Line Operator.


Company Operating Name: Fraser Plastics

Business Address:  23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Job Summary:

The Wash Line Operator is responsible for setting up and operating wash line machine, sort recycled plastic to ensure the correct material is sent for processing, perform quality checks on finished products and complete daily production paperwork. You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties.


Job Title: Wash Line Operator - plastic recycling

No. of Positions: 1

Job Description and Duties:

  • Set up and operate wash line machine
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and make minor repairs to equipment
  • Understand and follow all safety procedures
  • Sorting recycled plastic to ensure the correct material is sent for processing
  • Perform quality checks on finished products
  • Maintain inventory of material and clean working area
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances and maintain a clean and environmentally safe work area
  • Monitor operation, regulate material supply and add chemicals and colorants to mixture
  • Complete daily production paperwork

Terms of Employment:
 Permanent Full Time, Long Term

Hours of Work: 
40 hours per week 

Wages:  $18.75 per hour 

Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations 

Benefits Package: 

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by employer
  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis 

Location of Work
: 23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible


Education, Experience and Language Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is an asset
  • Seven months of experience in Plastics Manufacturing or manufacturing machine operations is required
  • On the job training will be provided
  • Ability to communicate in English

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: 

  • Fast-paced environment, manual dexterity, attention to detail and
    hand-eye coordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching and kneeling
  • Strength and agility are necessary for lifting and climbing


Additional Skills and Other Requirements: 

  • Ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, contractors and company management
  • Ability to anticipate, troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and Judgement
  • Must be a team player, reliable and organized
  • Must be available for all hours of operations and shifts including overtime and weekend work as required 


Preference given to applicants who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Vulnerable Youth.

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter by email to us at fraserplasticsltd@gmail.com or by mail at 23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Job # : 148181
 December 07, 2022 - August 07, 2023
Job category : General Labour
Vacancy : 1
Salary : $18.75 per hour
Location : Maple-Ridge - BC, British Columbia, CANADA