AMVAC is hiring a Chemical Packager for their Axis, AL manufacturing plant. Available immediately, this is a direct, full-time employee with exceptional benefits. Starting at $18.00 / hour with OT (overtime) guaranteed every pay period & $.75 cent shift differential when working nights. This is a swing shift position working 3-2-2-3 packaging chemicals for agriculture products.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Clean, prep, and inventory supplies for packaging automation equipment
- Operate and make adjustments to equipment to keep machinery moving smoothly
- Inspect incoming materials and reports deficiencies to Supervisor
- Maintain production equipment and machinery to meet production needs
- Inspect, maintain and repair automated production equipment as necessary
- Operate forklifts to move material safely
- Safely operate and maintain Box washing equipment
- Perform other mechanical or housekeeping duties as directed by supervisor or manager
- Must be able to perform all job tasks at any positions
- Comply and ensure compliance with all regulatory safety and environmental requirements
- Ensure compliance with all company policies, practices and lawful directives
- Work Schedule: Day/Night rotating 12 hour shifts / weekends and holidays
Skills & Qualifications
- Must be able to pass a drug screen/physical and be able to safely lift 70 pounds
- Must pass pre-employment background check
- Must be clean shaven and be able to properly use a respirator.
- Must be comfortable having blood drawn, as monthly blood draws are required due to the chemicals at the plant
- High School Diploma (or equivalency) required.
- Experience in a labor role required. (landscaping, warehouse, construction, etc.)
- Mechanical skills & aptitude a plus
WE OFFER: Exceptional, low-cost benefits available to all full-time employees. Medical insurance starts at $16/month with $10 copays ($66/month for an entire family!). $25k life insurance policy at no cost to you. $6/year vision insurance; Dental benefits that cover adult ortho; Roth and Traditional 401k available with 5% company match - dollar for dollar. Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) to purchase company stock at a discount rate available (NYSE: AVD) and more!
- Compensation commensurate to experience
- Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision,
- Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available
- Life and AD&D Insurance
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
- Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
- Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay & more
AMVAC, an American Vanguard company, successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use. (NYSE: AVD)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
AMVAC is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing.