Warehouse Operator I-2002217 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Warehouse Operator I - 2002217 - Sparks, GA
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Purpose of the Job
This position is responsible for the loading and unloading of trucks as required. The role is responsible for promoting a Safety-First culture while operating a fork-lift. You will be responsible for maintaining good housekeeping throughout the warehouse and taking ownership of individual areas of the warehouse and suggesting improvements. Duties will also include ensuring all material stored in the warehouse adheres to the site safety and segregation policies. You will also maintain accurate inventory through utilization of good warehousing practices and accurate reporting of physical movements and trouble shoot inaccuracies. Additionally, you will follow all established site procedures/ SOP's and propose improvements for betterment of site operations and be responsible for moving approved inventories of raw materials, AI's and finished product to designated areas as required.
* Load and unload trucks supporting day-to-day shipping to customers, receiving from vendors and other BASF sites and production movements. * Complete all required warehouse requisition paperwork by Lot# and QTY between storage locations to track physical material movements at the site. * Ensure FIFO is always followed while moving materials between storage locations or sites. * Maintain clean and orderly warehouse, supporting site housekeeping efforts, and execute tasks to ensure we are adhering to BASF Storage and Segregation policies. Develop advanced knowledge of policies. * Ensures all outbound activity both domestic and exports are compliant with DOT, IMDG, IATA, FIFRA transport and regulatory requirements. Develop advanced knowledge of policies. * Inspect forklift and report/complete necessary paperwork on forklift and other equipment condition daily * Assist in periodic inventory cycle counts and yearly physical inventories and ability to trouble shoot inventory discrepancies. * Support inventory accuracy and operational excellence through 1) Verifying physical appearance and condition of product prior to loading/ unloading and trouble-shoot. 2) Comparing Article# and Description Vs. Shipment paperwork, 3) Validating Lot#'s and QTY Vs. BOL/ Delivery note. 4) Verifying seals on inbound/ outbound shipments. * Completes all required FIFRA, DOT training as required on-time. * Ability to review inventory status and availability in SAP. Ability to trouble-shoot inventory issues. Ability to print out, update receipt and shipment information in SAP with minimal support. * Hazwoper Training and back-up to the Warehouse Assistant and/ or Supervisor as needed. * Understand and be able to execute daily Warehouse shutdown procedures * Ability to serve as back up for shipping and receiving activities in any absence * Other duties as deemed necessary.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
* High School Diploma or GED * 1 -3 years experience working in warehouse/production environment and performing shipping and receiving activities * 1 -3 years of forklift experience
Preferred Qualifications: * Good math and communication skills * SAP experience or other warehouse management systems experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Primary Location: US-GA-Sparks
Other Locations: US-Georgia
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Internal Number: 631900
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.