Daniels Global Careers

  • CA Production Associate

    Req No.
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Schedule: M-F (8am-4:30pm)

    Daniels Sharpsmart Canada Ltd. (DSCL) is a privately owned company who provide a complete direct sharps service to the USA, Canada, South Africa, UK and New Zealand markets, with services including the provision of the Daniels Sharpsmart System (collectors, accessories and washers), transportation of medical and sharps waste, and treatment and disposal of medical waste.  DSCL also mines surgical sharps collectors for sale of re-usable medical devices.          


    Daniels is committed to developing the safest environmentally friendly products and services available in order to make healthcare safer for workers and patients around the world, and to reduce risk for healthcare organizations.


    Production Associates (internally known as Washsmart Operator) are responsible for operating all the processes within the plant and the computer control system for the plant. They are accountable for informing the Operations Supervisor when production problems arise. They are also responsible for keeping oncoming operators informed on current status of processes and what needs to be done for the next shift.


    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Add water, detergents, or chemicals to tanks to dilute or strengthen solutions, according to established formulas and solution test results
    • Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed
    • Observe display screens, control panels, equipment, and cloth entering or exiting processes to determine if equipment is operating correctly
    • Load / unload production line of light weight sharps containers on conveyor system for scanning in the washsmart system
    • Accurately complete and maintain all paperwork (manifests); scan waste into the washsmart system for proper recordkeeping purposes; fill outbound orders
    • Inspect cleaned containers before loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use distribution
    • Follow all health and safety requirements including wearing personal PPE and attending safety meetings
    • Keep operations coming on-shift briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift
    • General housekeeping issues
    • Conduct basic cleaning and maintenance of the Washsmart
    • Decontaminate vehicle's cargo-carrying portion (transporter), reload assigned re-usable tubs and insures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor
    • Drive forklift or operate hand trucks once properly trained

    Physical Requirements:

    • Occasionally working in confined spaces
    • Extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing 
    • Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing as much as 300 pounds
    • Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds
    • Standing for extended periods of time


    • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • Experience working in production / process environment
    • Solid work references and good attendance history
    • Honest & reliable
    • Good communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Can do attitude
    • Ability to work weekends, holidays or flex hours as needed by production demands
    • Mechanical background preferred
    • Knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations preferred


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