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Entry Level Chemical Operator

Company: Vertellus
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewVertellus is a dynamic global organization with more than a century of leadership in manufacturing health, agriculture, and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals for agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings, and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day - toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires, and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees to focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.At Vertellus, we hold ourselves and each other Accountable for Delivering Results with a Bias for Action while always acting with the utmost integrity, this is truly what it means to be a Vertellus employee. We take great pride in displaying our Core Values through our work and our teams.Job Summary:The Packager position is responsible for performing all duties associated with packing and shipping goods from the Indianapolis facility. This role will be responsible for the filling process of containers and trailers, packaging finished product, handling hazardous materials/chemicals and all other duties related to the Packaging Department. Responsibilities:Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties associated with drumming, packaging, and loading of chemicals for the Packaging department
  • Unloads empty containers to place into storage and works with supervision to keep containers accurately inventoried
  • Completes the filling of drums or other containers to proper weight - both manually and using automated equipment
  • Fills outbound containers by calculating the proper amount to be added - including hooking up and unhooking containers
  • Observes loading process to ensure accurate completion and affixes proper placards to trailers
  • Samples containers and delivers samples to the Quality Lab for testing/analysis
  • Applies proper stencil markings and labels where necessary
  • Operates forklift truck to transport and stack filled drums and containers
  • Performs SAP transactions corresponding to the packaging and loading duties executed
  • Works indoors and outdoors (potentially extreme temperatures) and with chemicals and chemical waste products, some of which can be hazardous
  • Works with a team to organize tasks - rotating job functions and coordinating break times
  • Performs additional duties as assigned/requiredCompliance:
    • Complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and arrangements
    • Reports all Health, Safety and Environmental accidents, incidents and near misses promptly
    • Acts in a safe and responsible manner at all timesProblem Solving and Innovation:
      • Active participation in continuous improvement activities
      • Participates in problem-solving
      • Takes responsibility and ownership for own learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self and the business
      • Assists in the training, mentoring, and assessment of other team members
      • Exercises autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance Qualifications/Desired Skills:Education:
        • High school diploma or equivalent requiredExperience Desired:
          • 1 year experience in a chemical or manufacturing plant preferred
          • IATA Certification, IMDG Certification or DOT preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
            • Self-motivated and ability to work within a fast paced environment
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
            • Demonstrated strong computer, analytical and critical thinking skills
            • Ability to climb ladders and stairs (up to 8 stories)
            • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
            • Ability to work in a team environment within a multi-functional, organizational structure and exhibits robust interpersonal skills
            • Ability to execute strenuous, sometimes repetitive, physical work such as lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 50 pounds
            • Embodies the Vertellus Core Values:
              • Accountability: Takes ownership and holds him/herself and others accountable
              • Deliver Results: Takes personal responsibility for performance and business results
              • Bias for Action: Plays to win and gets the job done
              • Integrity: Acts ethically, with integrity to do things in the right way If you have the energy, drive, and passion for joining the Vertellus team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages, including benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, paid time off, and paid holidays. Vertellus is a global Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other protected category.Onsite: #LI-Onsite

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