BASF Material Handler (Greenville, OH) in Greenville, Ohio

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Position must advance to be multi-functional and knowledgeable regarding department tasks for Material Handlers. Applicant must be willing to work in and be a part of a continuously developing team -oriented atmosphere. Soft skills such as a cooperative spirit and the motivation to assist other team members as work flow dictates are required. Must be able to demonstrate a steady work pace with changing priorities. Advancement of skills and knowledge in relation to department duties is also required. A strong safety commitment is necessary to be a part of this team. Support Process Safety programs through participation in compliance audits, Pre-Start up Safety Reviews, PHAs (Revalidations; Clean-Sheets) and other hazard / risk assessment activities; utilize available Process Safety Information in the safe performance of work activities as well as complete and provide feedback on Process Safety related training. Participate in process safety related incident investigations and complete assigned action items in a timely manner. Accept personal responsibility to act according to process safety regulations and company directives. Demonstrate understanding of primary hazards in work area and the safeguards in place to manage them. This is a safety sensitive position.


Loading and off-loading bulk and packaged materials

Staging materials to support production

Operating powered industrial equipment such as forklifts and yard tractors

Familiarity with material handling safety/hygiene issues

Maintain assigned inspections and housekeeping duties

Computer skills to accomplish training opportunities

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


High School Diploma

Experience in the operation of powered industrial equipment, specifically, forklifts and yard tractors.


Hazardous Materials Handling Certification CFR49 (preferred but not required)


Material handling, forklift and yard tractor operation, and experience with handling chemicals preferred. Strong teamwork skills are required as well as the ability to have a self-directed work ethic.


Occasional lifting, bending and twisting of various range and motion requiring physical exertion when handling materials, drums or equipment

Ability to lift 55 pounds

Ability to stand and walk in work environment majority of time

Frequent use of stairs required

Occasional use of respiratory protection including air purifying, air supplied and self-contained air supplied respirators. Must pass fit test requirements for respiratory protection.

Use of PPE to perform hazardous materials duties related to spill response and clean up activities

Work environment varies between inside building activities and outside environment (ability to withstand various temperatures and weather conditions)

Job: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: N-ECN-Coatings Solutions North America

Title: Material Handler (Greenville, OH)

Location: OH-Greenville

Requisition ID: 1701782