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Material Handler

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Grandview, MO, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2107

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

 

Corbion is seeking a Material Handler  responsible for the receiving of materials and other supplies, shipping finished goods, operating equipment required for material movement, operating equipment required for material grinding, spraying, packaging, and classifying.  Other miscellaneous duties may be assigned by supervision.

 

The Material Handler will report to Production Supervisor and the  position location will be in Grandview, MO Manufacturing Facility. As our Material Handler, the main responsibilities are:

 

Responsibilities

  • Operates all equipment required for material movement including fork trucks, pallet movers, conveying equipment, pumps, hoses and other equipment.
  • Prepares materials for shipment by labeling, marking, banding, palletizing and other methods.  Moves and stacks materials in their department ranging in weights of 50-pound cartons, 110-pound drums, 250-pound lever-packs and 1833-pound bulk sacks.
  • Monitors volumes, levels and amounts in vessels in which they are adding or removing materials.  Ensures that vessels are not over-filled and checks and maintains temperatures in vessels and transport equipment.
  • Operates equipment to grind, classify, spray, package, and accurately weigh products.  Controls feed rate from silos and tanks, sets equipment to properly grind, classify, or spray product to proper product quality.  Adjusts and operates weighing systems to give proper amount of product in a container. 
  • Hand stacks or maneuvers product on pallets Gathers packaging and other materials needed for their operation.  Operates package forming and conveying equipment.  Packages, palletizes, stretch wraps, labels, marks, identifies and prepares finished product in packages.
  • Repairs damaged containers promptly to ensure product is not contaminated.  Checks all discarded product, trash and salvage, and reports to supervision.  Aids in rework of recycled materials as requested (recycled drums are hand dumped into vessels, drum weights are from 100 to 350 pounds).
  • Clean pipes and equipment.  Performs cleaning and sanitation on equipment as required by Plant Operating Standards.  Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area to meet plant sanitation standards including periodic full system hot water washes.
  • Takes action as instructed by the Production Supervisor or other management by direct written or verbal communication.
  • Completes an effective shift crossover communication with incoming crews to ensure efficient continuous operation.
  • Responsible for the quality of the product from both in bulk liquid/intermediate form, as well as finished packaged while in the custody of the manufacturing plant including but not limited to the chemical composition, accurate lot coding, and packaging presentation.
  • Investigations into quality issues and effective communication with the QC control department are a requirement for Material Handlers.
  • Takes action consistent with the established procedures during any emergency condition.  Notifies appropriate personnel when they observe that emergency conditions exist.  Always work in accordance with established safety procedures and use prescribed safety equipment. 
  • Follows all safety rules.
  • Carries out troubleshooting and maintenance on equipment and instruments and promptly seeks further technical and/or maintenance help when such repairs fail to yield corrective action.  For example, adjusting equipment settings, tightening flange bolts or clamps, inspecting for equipment faults, and other.
  • Performs other duties as instructed by supervision which may include other jobs in other classifications as required.
  • Assists in training personnel as required.
  • Prepares records of activities in log books, on batch log sheets, or on other forms and presents them to supervision.  Correctly indicates all repairs made, parts used, analysis performed, and other related information.
  • Enters and retrieves information from various computer based sources.  Accurately completes production posting utilizing established business planning software.

 

General Work Environment 

  • Material handlers are required to work in dusty areas, and will be expected to wear dust protectors, such as dust masks, paper coveralls and/or respirators. 
  • Samples hot truck loads of material and acid, and is required to wear the appropriate PPE including but not limited to face-shields, rubber gloves and acid proof clothing.
  • Temperature in the facility will range between 45oF and 110oF depending on location and the activities involved i.e. hot water washes.

 

Qualifications

  • 6+ months experience working in industrial manufacturing environment with safety orientations
  • Able to drive a forklift.
  • Able to physically re-stack pallets with ingredients up to 55 pounds each.
  • Work accurately and methodically.
  • Good in communication especially over radio system.
  • Good understanding of the internal customer and impact on failure/ cost of poor quality.

 

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 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com

 

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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