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Production Operator Lead

AMP Robotics

AMP Robotics

United States
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry. We apply AI-powered automation to economically and sustainably improve our global recycling system.

Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, the Denver Post and BuiltIn Colorado have recognized AMP as one of the state's top workplaces. We’re fostering an environment where passionate individuals can grow and create impact. We seek unconventional thinkers to join our mission to enable a world without waste; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors and national recognition including North American Cleantech Company of the Year and Forbes’ most promising AI companies, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve in what we do. Learn more at AMPRobotics.com.

Job Responsibilities:

AMP Robotics is looking for a Production Operator Lead in Virginia.

  • Perform pre and post-operative equipment inspections identifying repairs needed
  • Safely operate all equipment
  • Complete service and/or inspections of equipment
  • Monitor equipment to ensure proper operation and minimal down time
  • Ensure all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each shift and as assigned
  • Follow all quality control protocols and report any quality control deviations
  • Adhere to all company, regulatory, and safety requirements
  • Provide back up assistance to the Plant Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Skill Requirements

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED certification
  • Four years (4) experience operating similar or manufacturing equipment
  • The ability to speak, read, and write in English
  • Understand and follow company safety procedures
  • Demonstrate initiative to work independently while flexible enough to work in team setting
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance
  • Overtime and call-in work may be required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with productivity standards
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs throughout an 8 - 12 hour shift
  • Ability to stand, climb, bend, twist and lift equipment and tools throughout an 8 - 12 hour shift
  • Training in Cleveland Ohio up to 1 month


The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

  • Potential exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Work environment; includes machines, tools, trucks, dust, fumes and odors.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.

Working Location(s):

  • Virginia, United States

Travel Requirements:

  • ~10% travel

Equity Grant: The candidate selected for this role will be recommended for a stock option grant commensurate with the position and the candidate’s qualifications.

Benefits Information:

  • Medical - The company covers up 85% to 100% of the premium for Cigna medical healthcare plans depending on the selection. Employees pay the difference in premium if they select a more expensive plan. Up to 75% for dependents.
  • Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability.
  • Life Insurance: The company covers the cost of Basic Life / AD&D 1 x Salary, option to purchase additional through New York Life
  • HSA Eligible Health Plans
  • 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching).
  • 14 days PTO
  • Benefits start the day you start
  • 6 Accrued Sick Days.
  • Eight (8) paid holidays, 2 Floating Holidays