Chemical Material Handler

Partnered Staffing - Kelly Services
 Knoxville, TN

Company Description

Kelly Services is looking to hire several Site Logistics Operators/Material Handlers in Knoxville, TN for an industry leading chemical company. For this opportunity, you could be placed as a Chemical Finished Product Operator or a Polymers Packaging/Warehousing/Shipping Operator on a long-term, indefinite assignment. You will be working with chemicals and should be comfortable doing such - either with previous experience or the willingness to learn.

Job Description

Job Duties

  • Processing batches and mixes
  • Filtering and transferring
  • Loading from production
  • Obtaining packaged raw materials and supplies
  • Drumming in the department
  • In-process sample analysis
  • Cleaning equipment and routine non-craft maintenance
  • Operating forklift after completing certification
  • Performing complete housekeeping duties
  • Meeting regulatory requirements and keeping the work area clean
  • Understanding of all applicable shipping documents for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Maintain daily records and reports


Physical Requirements Include:

  • Roll and maneuver drums (typically up to 525-lbs net weight).
  • Carry and lift 55 lb. containers
  • Pull, connect hoses
  • Open/close drums/containers
  • Ability to use hand tools (wrenches, pliers, ratchets, drills)
  • Climb stairs, enter/exit spotter tractors & forklifts (extensive)
  • Cleaning of T/C's, T/T’s, and B/T's
  • Must pass physical exam
  • Must wear respirator

Additional Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of warehouse or manufacturing work experience
  • Chemical experience is preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Military experience desirable
  • 2+year Forklift experience a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License

Additional Information

Pay Rate 16$ per Hour