Chemical Packager / Formulator
California - Los Angeles
Reports To
Shift Supervisor
FLSA Classification

Job Function

AMVAC is looking for an experienced Chemical Formulator / Packager for their Los Angeles manufacturing plant to work the Day Shift.  The Formulator and Chemical Packaging person assists with the preparing liquids, granules and powders for shipping.  Forklift experience desired.  Interviewing immediately. 

AMVAC Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard company successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing, and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use.  (NYSE: AVD)

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with blending and formulations operations to prepare products for shipping
  • Measure, mix and package liquids, powders and granules per instructions
  • Operate labeling machine and make sure packages are properly labeled
  • Perform dry powder blending work as directed
  • Check completed packages and verify all containers are filled correctly for weight and volume
  • Position and tighten caps on containers using manual torque wrenches
  • Operate filling machinery and fill containers by hand by opening and closing spigots
  • On and off load conveyors with empty and filled containers (cans, bottles, cartons, drums)
  • Maintain environmental compliance by practicing good housekeeping keeping chemicals and hazardous waste containers closed, labeled and stored properly
  • Work safely with and around toxic and corrosive chemicals
  • Wear proper safety equipment (PPE) such as hard hat, safety glasses, chemical resistant aprons, dust mask, rubber gloves, respirator, safety boots, rain protection gear, as required
  • Operate forklift to move palletized, packaging goods, drums etc. to and from the work area

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience operating manual and automated stapling machines, power tools and other hand tools
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co‐workers, supervisors, and managers
  • Perform simple arithmetic calculations including fractions, measurements and weights
  • Observe and follow instructions for general fire safety tasks and fire‐fighting equipment
  • Availability to work different shifts / weekends when required
  • Be able to safely move up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Must pass post‐offer drug testing, background checks and other appropriate testing as required

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

AMVAC offers excellent Benefits including:

  • Medical (PPO); Dental plans & Vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance provided for employees and their families
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) / Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching after 30 days of employment
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan (ESPP) with employee discount available (NYSE: AVD)
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Wellness programs and more

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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.