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Distribution Operator

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Job Title: Distribution Operator
Location: Richmond, VA, South United States, USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in,and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. Where the Chemistry Happens... Warehouse Worker - Ashland, VA (2000275) Reports to Distribution Coordinator Works with various materials in the distribution of products.  Responsible for following specific instructions outlining designated quantities to shipped.  Operates various equipment in the distribution of products this includes forklift to load and unload product. In addition, loading blk trucks from IBC totes using automated pumping equipment.  Utilizes basic repair tools in performing routine mechanical repairs. Your responsibilities would also include: 
  • Responsible for unloading materials, loading both bulk and van trucks with finished products.
  • May perform various clerical duties as required.
  • Assures that quality standards of company are always met.
  • Wash out of bulk admixture trucks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follow all appropriate Environmental Protection, Safety, Health and Quality (ESHQ) policies.
  • Wears prescribed Personal Protective equipment and ensures that prescribed safeguards are properly used.
  • Notifies his/her supervisor before undertaking a work activity in which he/she is not adequately trained.
  • Immediately reports unsafe acts or conditions to his/her supervisor and takes immediate interim steps to protect himself/herself and others from serious risk.
  • Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF's Vision and Guiding Principles. 
  • Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to appropriate managers or directors.
  • Responsible for the safety of themselves and others.
  • Must understand and follow all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 9000, Responsible Care and other ISO regulations, procedures and processes as they pertain to job responsibilities.
  • The individual must be able to lift to 50 pounds throughout the shift. 
  • Use of SAP ERP system.
  • Hands on experience of the shipping/receiving function.
  • Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You... Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you.  You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You... Basic Qualifications:  
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 3 years of experience working in a manufacturing/distribution environment required.
  • 6 months of forklift experience. 
  • Preferred Qualifications: 
  • SAP or other manufacturing software experience preferred.  
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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    Job Post Date: 02/24/20
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