Material Handler II Job


Ashland, OH, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Dec 1, 2023

Material Handler II - Chemical at Bostik's Ashland, Ohio facility.  

Perform  material handler duties at the Bostik's Ashland, Ohio facility.  This position is a day shift position with frequent overtime.     

The responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must follow all Safety Rules, Regulations, Operating Procedures, Corporate/Plant Policies and Laws at all times.
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds safely.
  • Safely operate an industrial lift truck (sit down and stand up)
  • Load/Unload of bulk raw materials
  • Load/Unload trucks with forklift
  • Complete receiving/shipping paperwork. 
  • Ability to be trained to move/bacl trailers on-site with Yard Truck.
  • Use of distributed control systems to monitor process
  • Labeling and filling containers with product
  • Take samples of powder and liquids to ensure product quality, stage empty containers, maintain satisfactory housekeeping standards, prepare equipment for maintenance
  • Safely handling industrial chemicals using established safe plant procedures and processes
  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including chemical suit, respirator, face shield, hard hat, steel toed boots, etc.
  • Accurately completing shop floor paperwork in both written and electronic format
  • Use of computerized MRP system.
  • Work 1st shift
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Participate in company safety meetings and training
  • Other responsibilities as directed by supervision

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Must have a high school Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be safety conscious, reliable, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Hands-on manufacturing experience desired; chemical manufacturing experience or warehouse experienced is preferred.
  • Be willing to work 1st shift and frequent overtime
  • Must be computer literate and have good math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug test and background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • History of strong attendance and performance.
  • Ability to coach and be coached.
  • Ability to be safe, innovative, flexible, self-starting, honest and open.
  • Experience with computers.
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated team.  

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.
We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.
If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.
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The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
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 and hiring.

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