Material Handler/Packager - $24.35/hr Job

Arkema Americas - Birdsboro, PA

Full-time$24 an hour
EducationSkillsBenefits
Arkema is a world-class producer of industrial chemicals including acrylic monomers, emulsion systems, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, functional additives, hydrogen peroxide, PMMA, specialty polyamides and thiochemicals. Arkema affiliates in the Americas employ approximately 5,800 people and operate 48 sites in the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil

PRIMARY DUTIES

Transferring raw materials
Transferring finished materials between warehouses
Housekeeping
Assist emptying finished product out of industrial dryers
Maintain daily Packaging process efficiencies
Comply with all technical, quality control, product manufacturing and safety procedures associated with Packaging
Operate equipment, processing systems
Operate powered industrial trucks
Have physical dexterity in climbing stairs, ladders, heavy lifting
Basic computer knowledge

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education requirement: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Must demonstrate basic math skills
Pass drug and alcohol screening
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a process industry or other related manufacturing type of work. Or 2 years’ chemical plant production work experience
Minimum of 2 years’ fork lift (tow motor) experience
Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.
Must demonstrate ability to adhere to and comply with all safety requirements.
Must be highly motivated and detail orientated
Must be flexible and willing to support all aspects of the manufacturing operation.
Must be willing to work in a Union Environment

BENEFITS

Arkema offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide security for you, your spouse and children up to age 26, effective on your first day of employment. Arkema pays all or most of the costs of these high-quality programs.

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.