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Alsip - Logistics Technician Job


Alsip, IL, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261203
Posting Date:  Jul 24, 2021


This position reports directly to the Alsip Production Superintendent and Training Advisor.


Job Dimensions

This position is responsible for monitoring the filtering, loading, and movement of different latex products to assigned trailers/railcars.  Responsible for raw material receiving/shipping.



The activities are related to logistics for the Arkema Coating Resins business located in Alsip, IL. 

  • Monitor loading of different latex products to maintain an acceptable flow of material to the trailer/railcar.
  • Allocate and coordinate trailers to be transported from the loading station to the staging yard in a timely manner.
  • Comply with standard operating procedures associated with the manual cleaning of multiple latex filters to maintain an acceptable flow of material to the container.  
  • Comply with standard operating procedures and regulatory guidelines to safely load various containers for shipment.
  • Complete the movement of material from trailer to trailer, trailer to tank, depending on the specific blending activity needed.
  • Follow housekeeping and safety procedures to insure personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Responsible for unloading of deliveries at the warehouse dock.
  • Maintain certifications
  • Attend daily meetings and provide routine communication to the daily loading activities and associated production needs.
  • Follow up these communications in writing, telephone or e-mail as needed.
  • Routine use of a computer to communicate via e-mail, complete online training and other tasks as assigned. 
  • Work closely with control room operator to maintain operations.
  • Completes daily and weekend checklists (daily inventory)
  • Train new employees in specific areas of expertise when required to build plant operational knowledge
  • Completes all assigned Impact items
  • Supports all AIMS initiatives
  • Ensures workplace safety by conducting safety observations and reviews while adhering to safety regulations and procedures.
  • Participate in HSEQ activities provided by the site management, Arkema Coating Resins and Arkema, Inc.
  • Comply with the HSEQ Policy.
  • Comply with Regulations, Legal and Internal Requirements as made known by the site and by the business unit (BU).
  • Comply with the rules of the specific location to which one is assigned as well as the rules set by the business unit (BU) and Arkema Inc.
  • Comply with all standard procedures and work instructions, aka SP, SOP, PWI, TM, to ensure productivity, quality assurance and cost effectiveness.
  • Review their work areas for potential losses and Report hazards to the direct supervisor.
  • Report Near Misses to the direct supervisor.
  • Report Incidents or Accidents to the direct supervisor.
  • Identify and communicate potential gains or possible improvements to the management system.
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents
  • All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Experience Required

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • 1-3 years warehousing or logistics experience in a chemical or manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while acting as a strong team member.
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Previous forklift or powered industrial equipment license or certification is preferred.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and work at significant heights
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; both to carry and to lift overhead.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Must be able to enter confined spaces
  • Must be a highly motivated, team player and able to work independently.




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.

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