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Shipping and Forklift Operator

Lynn, MA 01901

Posted: 02/23/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 20025 Pay Rate: 18.00 - 23.00

Job Description

Shipping and Forklift Operator

Lynn, MA

$18.00 to $23.00 per hour depending on experience

This position is responsible for the safe and quality manufacturing of polyurethane polymers and adhesives for industrial use, including receiving, storing, and distributing raw materials and finished goods to the manufacturing and warehouse operations. Other responsibilities will include batch mixing, equipment operations, and packaging/labeling of the end product.

Key Job Responsibilities of the Material Handler / Shipping and Receiving
  • Batch mixing of chemicals in the production of polyurethane polymers and adhesives by utilizing standard operating procedures
  • Equipment operations, including forklift, drum tool, hand tool, hoist, pump and scale operations
  • Off-load bulk tankers
  • Receive, ship, store and distribute raw materials and finished goods
  • Safely stack drums in their designated area within the warehouse and manufacturing locations
  • Stage, Weigh, Use, and Add raw materials to various vessels
  • Coordinate and prioritize several tasks at one time
  • Must be able to calculate various measurements using basic math skills
  • Performing packaging functions of various products and containers utilizing scales and pump equipment as well as labeling
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment such as safety shoes, safety
  • glasses, hard hats and respirator
  • Work safely when performing job responsibilities
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Must have sufficient dexterity and strength to operate process equipment such as valves, pumps, switches, etc.
  • Must be able to read and understand process batch sheets containing product process directions and safety precautions
  • Must be able to write legibly and record results accurately
  • Required to stand up to 90% of working day with frequent walking, intermittent stopping and bending while operating equipment, drumming, etc.
  • Must be able to tolerate periodic hot, inside working conditions or cold outside conditions

Job Qualifications of the Forklift Operators
  • Good math and communication skills
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Must be able to lift and stack 50-60 lbs
  • Forklift driving experience required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Chemical material handling experience preferred
  • Successful completion of OSHA physical examination
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated individual with desire to learn

Requirements of the Shipping and Receiving position
  • Must have valid Drivers License
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