Laundry Operator
Heredia, CRI
hace 2 días

Laundry Operators are responsible for understanding all process requirements within the industrial laundry and complete tasks daily as assigned by Laundry Leader or Service Supervisor in order to ensure uninterrupted service to VWR laundry customers.

Their primary function will be in VWR laundry.

The Laundry operator will handle and monitor washing and drying machinery.

Work requires the use of some judgment in correctly identifying and processing the several laundry classifications, and for the proper loading and operation of the laundry machines.


Laundry operator will complete the following tasks as assigned by the Laundry Lead, Service Supervisor or General Manager

  • Examine and sort into lots articles to be cleaned, according to the type of item, dirt content, and cleaning technique required.
  • Remove stains manually if its required.
  • Count and load items into washers and driers.
  • Start washers and driers, turn valves or levers to regulate machine processes.
  • Remove stains manually if they remain after the washing cycle.
  • Separate damaged items for repairing.
  • Sort and count articles removed from dryers, fold and pack them.
  • Staging of finished laundry.
  • Restock of bulk goods in appropriate storage locations.
  • Industrial Equipment maintenance.
  • Restock of supplies.
  • Ensuring consistent cleanliness of Industrial Laundry area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (Education / Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High School completion or equivalent (GED) preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years of laundry experience
  • KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Team Player
  • Job requires being careful about details in completing work tasks
  • Work effectively & communicate well with others.
  • Complete required training and adhere to all process requirements

    The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to an industrial laundry environment and is required to stand for the majority of the working day.

    Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift / carry / push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.

    They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.

    They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

    Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We are an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state / province, or local law.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

    Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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