Posted on: May 13, 2022
At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms,
preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.
Material Handlers are 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. Must be
willing to work any shift. Essential Job Functions Following
prescribed guidelines and under general supervision, the Material
Handler performs the following duties: 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 Working 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. 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 2021, Corbion generated annual sales
of 1,070.8 million and hasa workforce of over 2490employees.
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. Nearest Major Market: Kansas
City Job Segment: Medical, Chemical Research, Nutrition,
Facilities, Industrial, Healthcare, Engineering, Operations,
Keywords: Corbion, Overland Park , Material Handler, Other , Grandview, Kansas
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