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BASF Trainee in Jackson, Michigan


Location Jackson, MI


A chemical structure is only as strong as the bonds between the molecules. At Chemetall, the strength of the bonds lies not just in the chemicals but is also mirrored in the links forged between the global companies and employees of the Chemetall world.

We are a company with highly qualified talent, who give their contribution each and every day across the different sectors to make the Chemetall difference. We demonstrate uncompromising ethics and appreciation for our employees, as well as respect for the environment. Chemetall is a leading specialty chemical company whose quality, innovation, and service exceed the expectations of our customers.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Trainee must be trained and certified to make batches (batchmaking), trained and certified to perform at least one other production related job function. The three job functions are batch making packaging and warehousing. Job responsibilities include training and certification and are provided in the training records at the plant.

Formula for success: You will…

  • Shipping Duties

  • Work with hazardous material(s) in a safe manner

  • Pull orders and place in the appropriate staging area, prepare for shipment

  • Inspect bins for presence of proper labeling

  • Inspect bins for damage

  • Container appearance requirements (free residue) compliance

  • Conduct inspection of all container seals or opening(s) (i.e. sealed, proper torque)

  • Place appropriate labels on containers

  • Recognize and report discrepancies between PO and shipping paperwork

  • Read sales order(s) for special instruction(s)

  • Read and follow shipping orders

  • Affix packing list and MSDS in proper location on container

  • Locate materials in staging area

  • Load/unload materials from trucks without spilling or damaging material

  • Follow proper placarding requirements

  • Assist drivers with verification of the shipping documentation. Load cirder onto truck and verify the placement to prevent shifting during transportation

  • Obtain shipper and trucker signatures on the BOL

  • Assist loading/unloading trucks. Verify pallet inspection. Recognize and correct damaged materials/containers

  • Follow proper location of non­conforming material protocol

  • Follow proper sample collection and shipment protocol

  • Receiving Duties

  • Ensure trucks are parked/chocked prior to unloading

  • Determine trailer safety/ security prior to entry

  • Recognize/report discrepancies in purchase order and shipping documents

  • Recognize and correct mislabeled/unmarked containers

  • Verify lot numbers on containers against paperwork

  • Move incoming material to appropriate area

  • Label inbound materials properly

  • Unload returns/damaged goods

  • Complete returned/damaged goods documentation

  • Interface with SAP Warehouse Management

  • Implements SHE goals and objectives of the facility

Ingredients for success: What we look for in you…

  • High School Diploma

  • Certified Fork Lift Experience preferred

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.