Job Type:Warehouse / Packaging
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)
Shipping Preparation Technician
Packaging OperatorPackaging Operator

Job Summary: SGS Petroleum Service Corporation, the leader in the petrochemical material handling industry, is growing and looking for individuals to join our team at a brand new, state-of-the-art chemical plant / packaging facility in the Baytown, Texas area. These Shipping Preparation Technicians are regular full-time (not temporary) positions with opportunities for cross-training, career growth, and advancement. No experience in a chemical plant required (we pay for on-the-job training). Experience with quality control, attention to detail, and experience with warehouse housekeeping duties are preferred.  If you’re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the SGS PSC family!

Pay:  $14 - $15/hour depending on experience.

Work Schedule:  12-hour rotating shifts with every other weekend off (includes days, nights, weekend, and occasional holidays, with built-in overtime).

About Us:  SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is a growing company with a proud tradition of excellence in providing product handling, operations, and logistics support at major oil refineries, chemical plants, and storage terminals in the United States and Canada. We are leaders in tankering barges, operating docks, switching railcars, operating warehouses, and loading and unloading tank cars and tank trucks with a variety of oil products and chemicals.  We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and industry-leading training and safety programs.  Our excellent benefits package helps employees and their families maintain health, save money, and prepare for the future.  At SGS PSC, we are a family-oriented company that fuels integrity, teamwork, and ambition.  Our mission is to simply be the best at what we do and be recognized as the best.

Benefits:  Key benefits and services offered (depending on eligibility) include affordable options for medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations, and holidays; safety incentives and bonuses; advancement opportunities, and much more

Job Description:  Work in a storage yard removing outer hood (covering) from pallets before loading shipping containers. Ensure and maintain a clean work environment by routinely sweeping and removing plastic pellets off of the packaging warehouse floor. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for handling finished product.
  • Removes outer hood of stacks just before loading from storage locations to loading islands.
  • Verifies lot numbers and pallet counts before loads or stacks go into containers and trailers.
  • Performs quality control activities.
  • Performs scrap and exception handling.
  • Performs repair of broken stacks.
  • Bin verification/ bin audits.
  • Ensures clean work space and performs housekeeping activities.
  • Responsible for identifying and eliminating potential slip hazards within the facility by sweeping plastic pellets.
  • Conduct periodic checks of forklift as per the checklist provided.
  • Collects empty liners for recycling.
  • Prepares containers with inner liners.
  • Supports pallet recovery and repair.
  • Supports maintenance work.

Skills/Qualifications: Must have the ability to speak, write, read, hear and have good vision. Must be able to work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold. The physical requirements for a material handler include the following: Lift 60 pounds floor to waist, push and pull 30 pounds horizontally, carry 20 pounds while walking, climb stairs, stand 8-12 hours per day, climb ladders, extend arms through normal range of motion while standing and squatting

Minimum Job Requirements: Driver's license required; 18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.; stable work history with good references from past employers; pass a drug screen, physical, and background check; and speak fluent English. 

Department/Job Function: Operations - 63X

Reporting to: SGS PSC Shift Supervisor

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Hourly or Salary: Hourly

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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