Material Handler


Manufacturing and Production

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USD35360.00-49920.00 per year

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Waukegan IL Area - (USA) 5101 Washington Street Unit 23 IL Gurnee , IL 60031

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Job Description

The weather is warming up just in time for a new position. Manpower is recruiting for Direct hire Material Handlers for a company located in Ringwood, IL. This company is a global manufacturer and Marketer of differentiated and commodity chemicals. It serves the chemical, automotive, aviation, footwear, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, textile, furniture, packaging and plastic industries. Founded in 1970, they maintain a staff of more than 11,000 employees and have over 50 operations in nearly 20 countries.

Pay is $17.00-$24.00/hr. Rotating 12 hr. shifts monthly 7a-7p/7p-7a as well as rotating days weekly 3 days on 4 days off, 4 days on 3 days off.

Benefits start as of day 1- Health, dental, vision, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance.

Material Handlers receive 60 hours of PTO on top of vacation time

6% annual bonus (can go up if Ringwood hits production target)

401K- Company contributes 6 % automatically, then matches dollar for dollar up to 4%- fully vested from Day !

What your week will look like.

The job holder is responsible for the following:

* Shipping and receiving of raw materials and finished goods, as well as all other goods, such as equipment, supplies, etc

* Operating bulk raw material unloading and associated tank farm equipment

* Training operators on Fork Truck Operation

* Supporting production in blending and packaging of all finished goods

* Contributing to the delivery of all the KPI targets related to these operations: EHS, fixed cost, product quality (RFT), and production efficiency (Yield / Net-On-Stream)

* Ensuring equipment and surrounding areas are maintained according to the plant and company EHS standards

* Performing their duties according to the relevant EHS rules and to complete documentation fully and accordingly to ISO9001:2015

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

* High school diploma or equivalent with 2 - 3 years of relevant experience

* Handle all the shipping and receiving needs of production, maintenance, and lab, as well as loading trailers and unloading of tank trucks

* Support production activities as assigned by the shift supervisor

* Willing / able to operate both seated and standing forklifts

* Ability to bend, stoop, lift up to 55 lbs., climb stairs and ladders, balance, and stand for long periods of time

* Perform fork truck training (on shift) for new operators

* Work in hot/cold weather climate

* Wear respirator and appropriate PPE

* Willing / able to work 12-hour (rotating days / nights) shift schedule, and additional over-time as necessary

* Monitor raw material inventory and coordinate replenishment's with Supply Chain Department

* Good data entry and basic computer skills

* Effective verbal and written communication skills

* Must be detail oriented and be able to recognize common errors, malfunctions, and / or deviations in documentation, equipment, and / or performance standards

The position for Material Handler is a Direct Hire position. Apply today contact Barbara Beil 847-689-2217 X70444 at Manpower and don't let this excellent opportunity pass you by.