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Material Handler/Packager - $25.34/hr Job


Birdsboro, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261203
Posting Date:  Jul 21, 2021


Arkema affiliates operating in the U.S. include Arkema Inc.; Bostik, Inc.; ArrMaz and Coatex Inc. They operate 43 sites, including 37 manufacturing facilities, and employ 3,600 people in the U.S. Arkema is a world-class producer of specialty materials including acrylic monomers, adhesives, emulsion systems, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, functional additives, hydrogen peroxide, specialty polyamides and thiochemicals.


This position is based out of Birdsboro, PA.



  • Transferring raw materials
  • Transferring finished materials between warehouses
  • Housekeeping
  • 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
  • Must be willing to be subject to pre-employment testing including drug and alcohol and physical testing.
  • 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.



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.


This is a Union position.


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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