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Title:  Material Handler

Location: 

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17057

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24473

As a valued Univar Solutions employee, you understand that we are more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries.

 

Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 10,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. We’re thrilled that you are exploring opportunities where your actions will make a positive difference every day.  We look forward to building a strong future together.

 

 

Primary Purpose:

Mixes and packages Company products. Maintains inventory levels and assists in shipping and receiving products and materials in the warehouse.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs manual warehouse duties as assigned or directed.
  • Loads and unloads company trucks, common carriers and customer vehicles using forklift and other required equipment.
  • Ships and receives products according to company’s procedures and requirements.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the warehouse facility.
  • Serves on company’s in-plant or off-site emergency response team.
  • Places hazardous materials or waste into appropriate containers.
  • Receives, unloads and places into storage hazardous waste received from off-site generators; completes inspections and paperwork associated with receiving and storing hazardous waste.
  • Properly manages hazardous waste while inside container storage area or otherwise under company responsibility or controls.
  • Prepares for shipment and loads hazardous waste destined for off-site recycling/disposal facilities; completes inspections and paperwork associated with shipping hazardous waste.
  • Cleans and maintains warehouse and equipment.
  • Adheres to company quality processes, as applicable.
  • Assists to resolve product quality issues in an efficient and timely manner, as applicable.
  • Performs all other duties as required.
  • Complies with all company policies, rules and guidelines.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to operate an industrial powered lift truck or forklift according to company procedures and governmental regulations
  • Knowledge of cGMP requirements as it pertains to FDARP as applicable to the facility
  • Ability to use and maintain respiratory protection equipment
  • Ability to learn proper methods for handling hazardous materials and wastes, with training

 

Education/Training

Ability to read, write, count, understand, and speak English

 

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Physical ability to lift and carry at least 100 lb. net bags for short distances
  • Physical ability to tilt back or break 800 lb. net drums onto a dolly
  • Physical ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Test negative on the company’s drug tests
  • Exposure to fumes, dirt, noise and hazardous chemicals on a daily basis.  May require safety equipment and/or precautions.

 

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

 

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.


Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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