Material Handler/Packager - $24.35/hr Job

Arkema Americas - Birdsboro, PA

Full-time$24 an hour
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


Transferring raw materials
Transferring finished materials between warehouses
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


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


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 global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry
every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that
provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of
energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in close to 50 countries, some 19,000
employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia, Arkema generates pro forma annual revenue of some
$8.1 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

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, compensation and training.

For more information about the EEOC, please refer to The "EEO IS The Law" poster at