Working Lead


Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with just under 2000 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $599 million.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a search for a Working Lead to join the GlobalFoundries facility located in Essex Junction, VT. This position is 90% hands on and is in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Processing of production scrap, sorting, baling cardboard and plastic film
  • Operate powered industrial equipment in use such as forklifts, mini loader/tractor, baler, compactors.
  • Create and manage all shipping paperwork (Bill-of-Lading, Packing List, Trailer Checklist, Waste Manifests, etc.)
  • Proactively address issues and solve problems as they arise
  • Communicate program details to clients and internal staff
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Program Monitoring and Management
  • Maintain and continuously promote environmental, equipment safety OSHA safety compliance
  • Manage the daily logistical needs of the customer’s facility
  • Ensure proper packaging of waste and recycling into containers most appropriate for the  material and which comply with applicable transport regulations and disposal/recycling site acceptance parameters
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with multiple client contacts at the plant
  • Accumulate and deliver written feedback on the program’s effectiveness and recommend improvements
  • Identify opportunity for best practices and continuous improvements as part of a quarterly reporting process
  • Attend meetings and participate in conference calls as needed

Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • Ability to operate Forklift, Baler, Compactor equipment upon completion of training
  • OSHA and DEC Regulations
  • Basic computer skills such as spreadsheets

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Self-directed person
  • Strong commitment to workplace safety
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills are required
  • Ability to work varied hours and extended hours (if needed)
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Satisfactory results from mandatory background check and drug screening

Casella Attributes:

  • Positive, team oriented attitude
  • Open to personal and professional training and development


We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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