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Material Handler C


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Job Title: Material Handler C
Location: Spartanburg, SC, 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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens...  Material Handler C - Spartanburg, SC (1901286) Entry level position in the materials handling of finished surfactant products and inbound raw materials. This position assists higher-level material handlers in all phases of daily logistics operations while working to acquire additional skills and performs less complex duties on their own.  Common examples of daily job tasks are the following: receipts and unloading of raw materials, drumming, operating a fork truck to transfer material, and performing housekeeping items.   

Primary functions include:

• Manipulate pumps, valves, and hoses to:  Unload raw materials to bulk storage tanks  Load finished product from storage tanks to tank trucks, iso containers or railcars  Clean equipment, transfer lines, valves, pumps, etc., to avoid product contamination.  Drum finished product from storage tanks to required packaging • Operates forklift trucks as required to transfer drums and totes• Operates the yard tractor to complete iso, trailer and tanker movements on site• Performs trouble shooting to support maintenance activities.• Notifies shift supervisor or team leader of any unusual situation that may require additional    attention.• Keeps assigned equipment and work area clean and orderly.  Completes a daily housekeeping area.  • Follows BASF's safety rules and promotes their observance in the performance of job duties.  Follows BASF Corporations site and corporate policies.• Conducts visual inspection of all equipment to determine status before operating• Performs other work as required and/or assigned. • Perform simple analytical or quality control testing.Additional Responsibilities• Job requires a moderate degree of manual dexterity to operate valves, pumps, scales, switches, etc.  • Minor maintenance work, such as adjusting pumps and valves, requires skill and dexterity in use of small hand tools.  • Must be able to operate forklift truck safely in warehouse setting.  • This all requires sufficient manual skills. 70% of the job requires standing, walking, and climbing to observe and operate controls and valves, drumming of products, etc.  • 30% of the job requires manual material handling, recording data, etc.  In addition, bending, stooping, lifting up to 50lbs. routinely and 60lbs on occasion, climbing ladders, and working at various heights is required.  • Overtime and shift operations may be required to meet customers demand.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You...  Basic Qualifications: 

• High School Diploma or GED.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Chemical manufacturing experience• Forklift experience• Associates Degree in a technical field• SAP experience• Proficiency in MS Office•  Warehousing or bulk material handling 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: 05/23/19
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