Loader, Chemicals
Alabama - Axis
Reports To
FLSA Classification

Job Function

AMVAC’s Loader position at the AXIS manufacturing site is responsible for the safe and environmentally sustainable loading and unloading of various forms of transport.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with all of the plant unloading and loading systems including piping, pumps, and load meters
  • Load tank trucks, ISO containers and railcars
  • Assist with drumming procedures
  • Accurately complete all paperwork, bills of lading and manifests
  • Trouble shoot unexpected unloading and loading events
  • Working knowledge of how the carriers are contacted
  • Work with operations and supervision to keep tank levels sufficient to keep the plants running with no downtime.
  • Operate forklift & yard tractor
  • Comply and ensure compliance with all regulatory safety, regulatory and environmental requirements
  • Comply and ensure compliance with all company policies, practices and lawful directives

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to work with various chemicals and hazardous materials safely
  • Work various shifts, including weekends & on call
  • Meet the physical needs of the job including climbing stairs, wearing respiratory protection, and safely lift at least 75 lbs
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Basic math calculations and able to complete paperwork legibly
  • Become knowledgeable of all plant chemical products, raw materials, and wastes
  • Must be able to pass training for forklift, yard dog and track mobile
  • Become D.O.T. certified
  • Able to work as a team member as well as independently
  • Be prompt, dependable and have a good attendance record
  • Participate in the respiratory program which includes being clean shaven and wearing a respirator when safety needs dictate
  • Random drug tests & safety monthly blood draw program required
  • Must be able to pass a physical and drug test, Department of Homeland Security approved pre-employment criminal background check

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • AIDT Training strongly preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 1+ year of loading & unloading experience
  • Previous experience loading & unloading hazardous chemicals preferred

AMVAC offers:

  • 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

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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.

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