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Warehouse Operator and Material Handler
Ref No.: 18-02949
Location: Wyandotte, Michigan
Warehouse Operator and Material Handler
Wyandotte, MI
1 Year Contract
This is normally a day job with some shift work and overtime as required.


Description:
Warehouse operators and material handlers coordinate receiving and distribution of incoming material, equipment, samples, drums and cylinders.
They may be required to order equipment and material, write purchase orders, coordinate equipment rentals for jobs, and track delivery of material.
Warehouse operators and material handlers unload trucks, handle packages, stock shelves/storerooms, move drums and cylinders.
They also prepare material, equipment and samples for shipping according to regulations.
The warehouse operator and material handler may be required to operate forklifts, fill tanks and containers, and operate plant equipment.
They may also provide material handling services including hazardous waste, shipping/receiving, and research support.
Warehouse operators and material handlers are responsible for maintaining facilities and equipment in a safe and orderly manner and they must be able to work with minimum supervision, while following safe work procedures.

This is normally a day job with some shift work and overtime as required.

The E-TPU plant produces Expandable Thermoplastic Urethanes for the consumer industry. The Wyandotte E-TPU Plant is one of three plants globally, this being the only plant producing E-TPU productions in North America The Expandable
Thermoplastic Urethanes (E-TPU) Operator Trainee position is responsible for the following:
• Operate packaging equipment including forklifts, shrink-wrapping unit, pallet jack, and unloading and loading of trucks.
• Sample raw materials and finished goods.
• Monitor emissions of finished products.
• Demonstrate safe and efficient performance of daily tasks ensuring adherence to all established ISO9001, Responsible Care, and site and plant standards.
• Operate plant equipment in a manner and condition to safely produce quality product.
• Maintain housekeeping at an excellent level.
• Perform equipment safety, and other required checks in an accurate, neat, and timely manner.
• Contribute to the success of plant goals and objectives through participation on team activities to further advance the qualities of a high-performance organization.
• Our Plant Trainee employees will be required to stand for extended periods of time, climb/descend flights of stairs throughout shift, perform clean-up activities, work in a team environment, and work proficiently under strict time constraints
• Plant Trainee's will become fork-lift certified after completion of proper training and certification.
• Demonstrate excellent commitment to quality competencies, ability to execute tasks safely, consistently and reliably.

Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED
• 6 months of manufacturing, production, assembly, light industrial or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant
• Fork-lift and/or pallet jack experience.
• Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, SAP)