Material Handler – Chesterfield

Chester, VA
Operations

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

Please view a short video about our company here, AdvanSix Video. For more information on AdvanSix, please visit our website at https://www.advansix.com.

 

Why work at AdvanSix?

 

  • We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being
  • Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training and development
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating AdvanSix sites)
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loading, warehousing, and shipping of tankers, boxes, sacks, and oversea bulk containers by using various processes (manual and mechanical)
  • Participate in AdvanSix OS (Operating System) principles, i.e. Standard Work, 5S, Continuous Improvement, etc.
  • Obtain a forklift license
  • Participate in scheduled and unscheduled outages
  • Train unqualified Material Handlers
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be willing to work an 8-hour rotating shift environment that includes holidays, weekends, and required overtime
  • Proficiency with a computer, including programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to complete a background check and drug test successfully
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment
  • Must meet minimum physical requirements needed to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Additional Qualifications:

  • Chemical operations background/experience is preferred (at least 1 year)
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Basic computer and troubleshooting skills
  • Have a strong work ethic and initiative to learn processes
  • Comfortable entering and working in confined spaces
  • Required to work on uneven and sometimes slippery surfaces and in adverse weather conditions (cold, hot, humid, rain, snow, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and move objects that weight up to 50 lbs., and exert up to 75 pounds pull
  • Ability to work at elevated heights -greater than 50 feet
At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.
 
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
 
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
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Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!