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Materials Recycle Coordinator

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Why Gallo
Gallo is proud to be expanding into Chester County, South Carolina! Our Chester County Operations facility will be situated on 630 acres and include bottling and canning capabilities, warehousing, a regional distribution center, and will serve as the eastern hub for our import and export business.

We're approaching 100 years of bold ideas and hard work that unite us in our goal to serve joy in the moments that matter. As a company that has thrived on the simple belief of taking care of our people first, we appreciate and value what matters most to you. We're all about providing some of the best benefits, rewards, and development programs available in your area. We focus on caring and respecting each other, because together, we make growth possible.

At Gallo, we're passionate about bringing our culture to life in Chester County and to building something truly amazing, together.

Chester County Operations | We Serve Joy!


The Materials and Recycle Coordinator provides support to corporate Green Initiatives by engaging in waste reduction, waste diversion, and recycling management functions at all production and warehousing facilities on and around the Chester County campus. Supports warehouse operations functions by overseeing the inventory of items that are required to execute maintenance, warehousing and shipping functions. Evaluates production schedules to determine if enough shipping/warehousing materials are on hand to meet business requirements. Functions as the primary point of contact for 3rd party vendors that supply goods for shipping.

What You Will Do:

  • Engages in the collecting, handling, sorting and scheduling the pick-up of recyclable material at the Chester County Campus; oversees the work of vendors conducting onsite pick-up to ensuring that they are performing in a safe and OSHA compliant manner.
  • Uses forklift to sort recycling materials as needed.
  • Conducts plant and warehouse audits to identify material waste improvement opportunities; communicates results on a weekly scorecard.
  • Reports out various waste diversion and recycling metrics during weekly Gemba walks.
  • Regularly monitors recycling barrels and totes placed around production areas; coordinates the pick-up of materials and the return of receptacles to vendors.
  • Reviews payments for recycled materials from vendors, tracks and reconciles amounts to provide reports to supervisor.
  • Participates in organizational continuous improvement efforts by applying Lean principles to management of recycling/waste diversion program.
  • Engages in meetings and presentations to educate departments on waste diversion and recycling efforts; attends corporate environmental meetings ensuring a consistent adherence of program.
  • Oversees and orders the on-hand inventory of items used in the execution of warehouse operations (void fillers, airbags, pallets, slip sheets, stretch wrap, glue etc..).
  • Analyzes production schedule to determine when to add/ replenish inventory and how much will be needed.
  • Identifies when inventory levels are or could become low adversely impact warehouse operations; orders items from vendors when required.
  • Functions as the point of contact for warehouse vendors; schedules and tracks the deliveries.
  • Works with supplier development department to open new warehouse PO’s.
  • Performs daily, monthly and annual pallet inventory counts used for shipping; adjust inventory for the transactions that are missed.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of corporate recycling program management, production/operations, material handling, or shipping/receiving experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of background check. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook at a basic level.
  • Required to lift, push or pull up to 75 pounds of material.
  • Required to obtain a forklift operators certification upon hire.
  • Required to possess Gallo Safety Awareness training or undergo training at the time of hire.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of corporate recycling program management or material handling experience; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 6 years of corporate recycling program management or material handling experience.


  • $44,540 - $70,800
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits:

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Requisition ID: 99824 

Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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