Logistics & Warehouse Operator,

United States, New York, Burt

Business unit: Polymer Chemistry

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Operates shipping equipment in line with approved safety, quality and production guidelines to meet customer needs.
The Burt site stores and ships organic peroxides which are sold to major manufacturers of thermoplastic resins such as PVC, LDPE, polypropylene, EPS and acrylic resins.  Organic Peroxide products are hazardous, mainly due to temperature controlled transportation and handling. 
- Operate in area assigned – Organic Peroxide Product loading areas.
- Understand shipping, operates equipment in area assigned to perform functions.
- Know and operate mechanical operations of shipping and loading equipment.
- Assist in development of job analyses for area of responsibility and assist in training other operators in their use.
- Insure that what is shipped to customer matches with order and appropriate                         paperwork is part of shipment.
- Assist in troubleshooting equipment in area.
- Participate in improvement projects to improve the shipping and receiving of materials.
- Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in your area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs.
- Understand and implement any parts of the Burt Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that apply to your area of responsibility.
- Participate in the site’s on-going Pollution Prevention Process.
- Diked areas are to be inspected for integrity and any signs of spillage.
- Ensure that the solid and hazardous waste drums, rolloff bins, etc., are properly labeled and stored.  Disposal of all hazardous waste drums are appropriately implemented.
- Contact the environmental department and complete an Environmental Upset Report for any excursion.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number



North America


United States


New York



Business unit

Polymer Chemistry

Sub business unit

Polymer Chemistry_Americas

Job family

Distribution & Logistics

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- High School diploma or GED required.

- One (1) to Two (2) years shipping, receiving experience in a plant environment.
- SAP knowledge.
- Good Analytical skills.
- Able to read, write and communicate in English.
- Must be able to wear steel toed shoes, safety glasses and hard hat when going into the plants.
- Must be able to drive a fork lift.
- Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
- Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
- Must know shipping aspects.
- Must know mechanical operations of shipping.
Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both a pre-employment background check and a drug screening. In some case, pre-employment physicals may also be required.

All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans (M/F/D/V).