Job Categories:Forklift Operator, Warehouse / Packaging
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)

Warehouse Forklift Operator (Entry Level - Chemical Plant)

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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 Warehouse Forklift Operators are regular full-time (not temporary) positions with opportunities for cross-training, career growth, and advancement. No experience required (we pay for on-the-job training). These positions work in an industrial environment with an automated product packaging line and are responsible for the safe and efficient movement of palletized product within the facility and throughout the outdoor storage yard. If you’re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the SGS PSC family!

Pay: $14 - $16/hr. depending on experience.

Work Schedule: 12-hour rotating shifts with every other weekend off (includes days, nights, weekends, and 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) including affordable options for group, medical, dental, life, and disability insurance with company paying a portion of the premiums; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations; safety incentives and bonuses; advancement opportunities; and much more.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Monitors supply of packaging material at the bagging lines
  • Unloads incoming trucks with packaging material
  • Inspects containers prior to loading product
  • Loads sea bulk containers with palletized product
  • Follows vehicle mounted terminal (VMT)
  • Moves packaging materials in stock
  • Registers and monitors inventory
  • Monitors and reports operational activities
  • Performs routine quality checks to endure accuracy and consistency
  • Ensures clean work space
  • Check of forklift as per the checklist providedPerforms periodic

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. Must be able to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass any medical examination associated with the use of said PPE. The physical requirements for a warehouse technician 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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