Operations Clerk


Requisition ID: 2902

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

W.R. Grace & Co., a leading manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals, has a need for an Operations Clerk at its Curtis Bay facility.

This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of clerical and administrative functions for the department. This position provides administrative support for the operations and logistics processes within scope of responsibility.

Responsible for both hazardous and non-hazardous Specialty Catalyst finished product shipments through SAP (confirm, create outbound delivery, transfer order) including special sample shipments to customers.  Processes/prepares labels and other necessary documentation for orders shipping out. Performs other duties as assigned. Work with the Planner and Logistics Supervisor to coordinate and monitor warehouse and shipping preparation along with transportation through land/sea/ air dispatchers.  Complies with all DOT regulations for shipping.  Issues requisitions for all raw materials, packaging materials, supply items and completes goods receipts in SAP when materials received. Assists with maintaining records and inventory data.

This position also works with department manager in scheduling events, manages attendance for department. Process hourly administration issues; to include ECRs, disciplines, commendations, etc.   Compiles employee time, and payroll data and other records. Reviews time in KRONOS, wage computation, and other information in order to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies; Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records; Record employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, and resignations, in order to maintain and update payroll records.

Comply with all plant environmental, health, safety, and process safety standards and procedures.  Report hazards, deviations, and injuries in a timely manner.


Required Skills

  • Detail oriented, able to communicate effectively across all levels of organization, meet customers’ needs in a timely manner and work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Must pass and maintain regulatory training certificates, and successfully complete hazardous material training required to sign hazardous goods shipping manifests.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Work with multiple priorities in a fast paced, high demand environment and work in a high profile position under limited direct supervision
  • Must have excellent communication (verbal and written) ability and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, Power point, FedEx booking system, IMDG generation and SAP
  • Ability to wear requisite PPE

Required Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience in an administrative or human resources environment with logistics experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

W.R. Grace & Co
Full time
Curtis Bay, MD 21226, US