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Laborer Job

Date: Mar 16, 2017

Location: Levittown, PA, US

Company: BASF

Laborer-1700852

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.

Description
Job Purpose

This position has the knowledge and demonstrates the ability to operate state of the art packaging equipment. Individual will interface with equipment controls to package finished product. Individual will operate packaging line while loading units to be packaged and preparing finished product for delivery or warehousing. Operator will take corrective actions when nonconformance occurs. May perform work on various packaging lines to ensure the timely production of products. Individual must be willing to work as a team member. The individual must be able to lift 50 pounds throughout the shift. Maximum lifting requirements are 80 - 90 pounds and must be able to push and pull up to 100 – 150 pounds. Work within a limited space is required and the position will work with chemicals.
- Responsible for packaging finished product.
- Labels product.
- Prepares product for shipment.
- Responsible for assuring quality work and appearance of finished product packaging.
- Completes all necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
- Efficiently operate equipment ensuring timely completion of quality products per production schedule. Minimize and rework scrap material.
- Trouble shoot equipment and process difficulties, taking corrective action to prevent the loss of material or production time. Communicate with other operators and maintenance personnel when difficulties arise.
- Maintain housekeeping at excellent levels, keeping the mixers, floor, mixing deck and pigment pump area clean.
- When necessary participate in cleaning pots in a timely manner following company procedures.
- Cross train and assist with other functions when necessary.
- Wear necessary safety equipment and follow company established Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures
- Maintain good attendance record and report to assigned job station in a timely manner.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Follow all appropriate Environmental Protection, Safety, Health and Quality (ESHQ) policies.
- Wears prescribed Personal Protective equipment and ensures that prescribed safeguards are properly used.
- Notifies his/her supervisor before undertaking a work activity in which he/she is not adequately trained.
- Immediately reports unsafe acts or conditions to his/her supervisor and takes immediate interim steps to protect himself/herself and others from serious risk.
- Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of Vision and Guiding Principles. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to appropriate managers or directors. Responsible for the safety of themselves and others.
- Must understand and follow all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and other ISO regulations, procedures and processes as they pertain to job responsibilities.
- Maintain focus at all times on environmental, health and safety aspects from planning through execution of tasks assigned. Support applicable Process Safety programs through participation in compliance audits, capital project reviews, regulatory PHAs (revalidations, clean-sheets) and other hazard / risk assessment activities as required or assigned. Ensure the on time completion of Process Safety related mechanical integrity inspections as assigned. Utilize Management of Change (MOC) to assure timely communication and training of process related changes to affected personnel. As required, participate in any process safety related incident investigations and completion of assigned action items in a timely manner. These tasks may be required as dictated by your duties.
- Process safety roles and responsibilities across the organization are clearly-defined and include an expectation to raise, and authority to respond to process safety concerns. Senior leaders are held accountable for process safety performance. Employees understand the importance of process safety as it applies to their jobs and are responsible for following and contributing to the work processes to achieve improvement in company process safety performance.
- Assure standards of safety, environmental, team and individual performance are met in a high performance team-based organization.
- Address and raise the EHS standards at BASF.

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

Knowledge and Experience

Must have 1 - 2 years experience within the manufacturing environment and demonstrate mechanical reasoning skills. Must have good math, reading, writing and communication skills. The position must consult with QC, experienced mixing operators and packaging operators or production supervisor when difficulties arise.

Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-PA-Levittown
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America


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