Vacancy

Shipping Team Lead,
Full-time

United States, Virginia, Roanoke

Business unit: Wood Coatings

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.

Responsibility

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty safely, satisfactorily, and in a timely manner.
 
·          Must follow all established safety rules and procedures
·          Must demonstrate integrity while performing duties as per company’s Code of Conduct
·          Must be able to perform all duties required in the shipping area which would include marking, labeling, sorting, and loading of containers onto trucks and trailers.
·          Hold team accountable for meeting customer service expectations
·          Must be able to operate a forklift in a safe and correct manner.
·          Must have a complete knowledge of all aspects of and procedures for processing of production orders and shipping orders in SAP.
·          Must be able to do heavy lifting when required.
·          Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate changing work schedules and department manpower shortages.
·          Must have a working knowledge of transportation and DOT regulations and be able to perform the duties of Shipping Supervisor in a substitute capacity.
·          Must have an understanding of the locations and requirements of the customer base of Akzo Nobel in order to be able to efficiently schedule deliveries to customers in an accurate and timely manner.
·          Qualification as an alternate driver through obtaining or being able to obtain a Commercial driver’s license with Hazardous Materials endorsement is not required, but is an essential additional ability.
·          Must be able to direct product flow from production in such a manner as to ensure accurate loading of trucks for customer delivery.
·          Must work directly with Lead Personnel in other areas to encourage timely and correct shipment of orders to customers.
·          Perform area housekeeping responsibilities

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

1600087Y

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Virginia

Site

Roanoke

Business unit

Wood Coatings

Sub business unit

Wood Coatings_North America

Job family

Manufacturing

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Essential Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential qualification satisfactorily.
 
·          Ability to read, comprehend and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
·          Ability to lift and handle containers such as 5 gallon pails up to 75 lbs, 60 lb bags of pigment or maneuvering drums up to 900 lbs
·          Must have effective interpersonal skills
·          Ability to work independently
·          Ability to multi-task and balance priorities
·          Dedicated and committed safety leadership and presence
·          Ability to climb stairs wearing steel-toed footwear
·          Ability to work in hot and cold environments and inclement weather
·          Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment with exposure to chemical agents
·          Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described in the essential qualifications are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described in the essential qualifications are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
Education and/or Experience
Pass pre-employment test. See essential qualifications.
 

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