Vacancy

General Laborer,
Full-time

United States, Oregon, Salem

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.

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About the company
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.
 
General Position Summary
The General Laborer position performs standard assignments and operates standard equipment following prescribed work methods or explicit instructions.  May have occasion to handle hazardous materials.
 
Essential Functions/Primary Duties:
- Good time management and organizational skills
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Must be safety conscious
- Ability to follow directions and provide reliable results and observations
- Propensity to use good judgment in making independent decisions
- Ability to keep accurate, legible records
- Must be able to read, understand and interpret written instructions
- Must be able to weigh and measure materials accurately
- Cleans and washes tanks, pots, totes, valves and other apparatus
- Packages finished goods into proper containers for shipment.
- May assist in other phases of production, shipping and receiving.
- Perform set-up and clean up for tasks.
- Other duties as assigned.
Secondary Functions:
- Unloading of drums.

- General clean up and maintaining good housekeeping.

- Other duties as assigned.


Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

160008K0

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Oregon

Site

Salem

Business unit

Wood Coatings

Sub business unit

Wood Coatings_North America

Job family

Manufacturing

Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Must have a High School Diploma or GED
- Must have 6 months experience in General Laborer/Tank Washer

- Must be at least 18 years of age. 

- Must be able to work Day shift: Generally Monday through Friday. Occasional overtime or Saturday work required.

- Possess physical strength and dexterity to perform job; able to lift 50-70 pounds; able to stand for 8-10 hours per day.  Ability to use a respirator in performance of job as necessary.


- Good reading and comprehension skills

- Good math skills and ability to weigh and measure accurately

- Possess mechanical aptitude

- Basic computer skills

- Ability to follow directions

- Propensity to use good judgment in making independent decisions

- Self motivated with high standards for performance

- Ability to work with various types of personalities


- Must have a positive attitude and be adaptable to the changing needs of the Company


As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. 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).
 

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