Material Handler
Emerald Performance Materials - Akron, OH

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Material Handler

Job Number : 3766971

Category : Production

Location : Akron, OH

Emerald Performance Materials is a leading producer of polymers and performance materials that serve niche industrial end-market applications including the food and beverage, automotive, textiles and paper, personal care and household products, coatings and graphic arts, aerospace, and defense industries. Our company is poised for growth, building upon core businesses that have a long history in the markets we serve. We take pride in our reputation in supplying products that are often recognized as the benchmark in the industry for dependable technology, quality and service. Emerald is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. The Akron Plant, Polymer Additives Division has an immediate opening a Material Handler in its Shipping Department.

The Shipping Operator is responsible for preparing domestic and export orders, loading trucks and containers and general labor-type activities according to directives given by supervision. They are responsible for general labor-type duties and moving tank trucks and trailers around the plant area. The Shipper Operator will also handle raw materials and finished product inventories, and unload packaging supplies for the process areas such as metal and fiber drums. They will also be trained in plant clean-up.

The Shipping Operator must understand the operation of the shipping department and its equipment and troubleshoot problems. Additionally, they must perform work as required in the event of an emergency and perform minor maintenance.

Duties are not limited to the above description as it may be necessary to perform work of a similar or lower skill level. This includes assisting in other areas of the plant, providing assistance to plant programs, and other activities as directed by supervision. •

High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree or college experience is a plus. •
Tow motor operator experience •
Tractor/trailer operator experience •
Must have a high regard for safety and the environment. •
Must have basic computer skills. •
Ability to work in a physical, industrial environment. •
Strong work ethic and commitment to following production, quality and safety protocol.

Job requires the ability to: •
Work overtime when necessary •
Walk, stand for long periods of time, climb, squat, bend and twist. •
Lift/carry up to 60 lbs frequently. •
Wear full Personal Protective Equipment including respirator and SCBA.

Emerald offers a competitive benefits plan including medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k), tuition sharing and many other benefits and opportunities.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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