Logistics Technician Job


Alsip, IL, United States

Employment Type:  Evergreen Opening
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Aug 29, 2023


The Logistics Technician is based in Alsip, IL. Starting pay is $20/hr 


Our positions are 12 hour shifts, 5:30 am - 5:30 pm or 5:30 pm - 5:30 am.  This position reports directly to the Alsip Production Manager.


Job Dimensions

The Logistics Technician is responsible for monitoring the filtering, loading, and movement of different latex products to assigned tanks or trailers at the Alsip, IL facility; also responsible for receiving & shipping raw materials.



  • Manage filtration operation for latex products off multiple reactor lines.
  • Load latex products into various containers for shipment to customers.
  • Follow housekeeping and safety procedures to ensure personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Responsible for unloading of deliveries at the warehouse dock.
  • Attend daily meetings and provide routine communication on 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 the control room operator to maintain operations.
  • Completes daily and weekend checklists, including daily inventory.
  • Ensures workplace safety by conducting safety observations and reviews while adhering to safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with all standard procedures and work instructions to ensure productivity, quality assurance and cost effectiveness.
  • Identify and communicate potential gains or possible improvements to the management system.
  • Supports the site HES (Health and Environmental Safety) 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.
  • One to three 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.


Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €9.5 billion ($10.6 billion) in 2021, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

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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