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Packaging / Warehouse Technician (Chemical Plant)
Summary
Title:Packaging / Warehouse Technician (Chemical Plant)
ID:236422
State:LA
City:Plaquemine
Job Categories:Warehouse / Packaging
Full/Part-Time:Full-Time
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)
Description

Packaging / Warehouse Technician
Plaquemine, LA

Job Summary: Petroleum Service Corporation is seeking a Packaging / Warehouse Technician to join our team at a petrochemical plant in Plaquemine, LA. This position works with plastic pellets on an automated product packaging line and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the bagging equipment. Experience is a plus but not required, and paid on-the-job training is available. This is a regular full-time position with potential advancement opportunities. If you’re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the PSC family!

Work Schedule: 12 hour rotating shifts (days/nights/weekends/holidays)

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Packaging robotics and machines fill 50 pound bags with plastic pellets, seal the bags, label the bags, and then place bags into boxes
  • Monitors and ensures safe and efficient operation of the bagging and palletizing equipment
  • Works one or more of four separate packaging stations on the line
  • Bag weighs, labels, palletizes, boxes, bag prints, housekeeping, maximizes production rates, and maintains final product quality
  • Provides support to the packaging machines whenever necessary
  • A large part of time is spent sweeping up pellets, which fall to the floor as a result of the packaging process.
  • Responsible for stacking boxes onto pallets which are loaded on trucks via forklift
  • Must eventually be certified to operate a forklift
  • Completes any other duties that may be assigned to complete the job.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be able to follow OSHA safety standards and be safety conscious at all times
  • Must possess a valid TWIC card and driver's license
  • 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
  • Speak fluent English
  • PSC is a veteran-friendly company. Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus.

Physical Requirements:
You must be able to:

  • Speak, write, read, hear, and have good vision
  • Work in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold
  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass any medical examination associated with the use of PPE
  • Lift 60 pounds floor to waist
  • Push and pull 30 pounds horizontally
  • Carry 20 pounds while walking
  • Climb stairs and ladders
  • Stand 8-12 hours per day
  • Extend arms through normal range of motion while standing and squatting

Why join the PSC team?

  • As the leader in product handling and site logistics for refineries, chemical producers, and marine transportation providers, Petroleum Service Corporation offers plant jobs with great earning potential and advancement opportunities.
  • We’ve been in business since 1952 and have a strong reputation for quality service, safety, and environmental protection.
  • Our employees are our #1 asset, and we invest considerable time and resources to train them well, keep them safe, and provide them with opportunities to gain valuable industry experience.
  • The work we do makes a huge impact in our nation’s economy. Check out our videos at petroleumservice.com/videos to learn more.
  • Hear what some of our employees have to say about working for us at petroleumservice.com/testimonials

Employee Benefits:

  • A variety of medical insurance options with the company paying a portion of the premiums, as well as affordable plans for dental, vision, accident, and critical illness coverage for employees and their families
  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Matching 401(k) plan to help employees save money for retirement
  • Holidays, sick leave, and vacation benefits vary by work group and job classification
  • As a member of the SGS global family, our employees are eligible for group purchasing discounts for new auto purchases, homeowners’ and auto insurance coverage, and cell phone service.
  • Safety incentives and bonuses
  • Industry-leading training and development programs

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.
 
Petroleum Service Corporation, an SGS company, 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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