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Material Handler

Company: Corbion
Location: Blair
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet. The Material Handler is responsible for monitoring raw material levels and unloading rail cars and trucks with raw materials for the Acid and Derivatives department safely according to standard procedures. In this role, you will also perform daily checks to ensure integrity of the unloading and storage systems. The value of raw materials used per shift produced can be up to $50,000. Timely loading/unloading trucks is crucial to avoid up $150 per hour of demurrage charges.
Essential Job Functions:
Monitor raw and auxiliary material levels (Lime, Hydroxide, Fermentation Nutrients) used in the production processes. Monitor the unloading activities, both from the field and from control room, to ensure standard operating procedures, regulations, and additional instructions are followed.
Start-up, operation, control and monitoring of unloading processes.
Share control findings with the technician in the plant and the technician in the control room, and execute specific control and operation actions.
Take samples of incoming raw materials for laboratory analysis.
Solve, within the limits of authority, non-routine problems with consequences for installations, processes, the environment and/or occupational health and safety (OH&S), informing or consulting the supervisor/manager and dealing with them in the manner discussed.
Transport raw and auxiliary materials to process equipment using a forklift truck. Inspect incoming tanker trucks, give directions to drivers, unload materials into storage tanks and enter receiving information into computer system.
Receive raw materials in the ERP system and check Bill of Ladings for bulk shipments.
Keep unloading and storage systems in operational condition to achieve minimum loss of productivity, creating maximum availability.
Register data to guarantee optimal progress of the process.
Execute QESH standards per defined roles and responsibilities to ensure personal and product safety and quality.
Perform within the guidelines of all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), security measures, housekeeping, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP), all quality, regulatory, environmental, safety and health guidelines and regulations. These standards are used in all daily activities to ensure product safety and quality are in compliance.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Limited experience in an industrial environment
Safety training for process industry
Mechanical skills
Experience using a computer (Word, Excel, BPCS)
Safety hazard identification
Fork lift driving
General Working Environment:
Material Handlers are required to work outside of the plant, on an elevated surface, with some tasks taking place in an office environment.
Material Handlers will work in an industrial environment, and will have to wear the appropriate PPE including but not limited to hard hats, safety glasses, safety boots, chemical suits, face-shields, rubber gloves and uniform clothing.
Temperature inside and outside the facility will range between -15*F and 120*F depending on location and the activities involved.
Usual Physical Activities:
Through the course of a typical shift an individual in this position will perform the following activities;
Must be able to perform moderately heavy physical activity 25% of time and lift weight up to 50lbs
Must be able to lift or pull heavy objects daily, in excess of 50lbs
Prolonged Standing, 20% of the time
Walk extensively, 20% of the time
Bend, repetitively
Squat, repetitively
Reach above and below the shoulders
Traverse multiple plant levels via stairs, frequently
Corrected vision, speaking ability, and hearing are usually involved in performing written and verbal job functions
About Corbion Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2023, Corbion generated annual sales of ---1,443.8 million and had a workforce of 2,727 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors. Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.
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Keywords: Corbion, Omaha , Material Handler, Professions , Blair, Nebraska

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