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Yard Specialist

 

It starts with great chemistry.

Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.

Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Primary Purpose:

Mixes and packages Company products, maintains inventory levels and assists in shipping and receiving products and materials in the warehouse. 

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides for the efficient receiving, marking, and stocking of merchandise; ensures the maintenance and protection of warehouse stocks, supplies, and equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with all state and Federal labeling and shipping laws and regulations on merchandise shipped from warehouse.
  • Maintains and controls the requisitioning of warehouse supply items and equipment.
  • Directs the Company's fire and safety programs for all warehouse employees according to established policy and practice.
  • Inspects and checks warehouse equipment and facilities to ensure that all equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Recommends new methods and procedures in warehouse activities.
  • Cleans and maintains warehouse and equipment
  • Performs trailer washouts and product dilutions at load racks
  • Fills drums/totes at customer locations
  • Performs blending of multiple products (splash blending)
  • Perform customer tank pump outs and material transfers
  • Obtains samples and performs quality control lab tests as necessary
  • Handles customer tank installation and maintenance to include purchasing of tanks, oversight of tank inventory, responding and scheduling work at customer sites. 

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to operate an industrial powered lift truck or forklift according to company procedures and governmental regulations
  • Acquire and maintain all required driver and other licenses, including Class “A” commercial drivers license (CDL) with all required endorsements.
  • Ability to use and maintain respiratory protection equipment
  • Ability to learn proper methods for handling hazardous materials and wastes, with training
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office Suite.

 

Education/Training

Ability to read, write, count, understand and speak English

 

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Physical ability to lift and carry at least 100 lb. net bags for short distances
  • Physical ability to tilt back or break 800 lb. net drums onto a dolly
  • Physical ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Test negative on the company’s drug tests
  • Exposure to fumes, dirt, noise and hazardous chemicals on a daily basis.  May require safety equipment and/or precautions

 

#GLDR2018

 

Univar is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous vacation and sick leave and much more.

Company
Univar
Posted
08/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Redwood City, CA 94063, US