Chemical Loader in Channahon, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description

Job Overview:

Apex Life Science has an opening for a Chemical Loader in Channahon, IL

Truck Loading Technician Responsibilities:

  • Load bulk liquid chemical tank trucks.  Transfer various non-hazardous and hazardous products according to documented operating procedures.  May be responsible for simultaneously loading up to seven tank trucks at once.
  • Accurately complete required paperwork to document the loading process.
  • Sample product after each compartment is loaded for lab analysis.  Will also be required to sample incoming truck deliveries.
  • Manage waste drums in the truck loading area.  Handle hazardous waste through documented waste disposal procedures.  Empty truck loading drip pans to appropriate waste drums and cleaning up of incidental spills.
  • Complete Preventative Maintenance procedures on equipment in the truck loading area (high level probes, ground detectors, etc.).
  • Complete all required training documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and promote continuous improvement to the facility and processes.
  • Perform retain sample recycling and waste disposal in the lab.
  • Maintain housekeeping in the truck loading area.

Overall skills and requirements

  • Must be physically fit to perform strenuous duties, including lifting and working in prone positions.
  • Position requires outdoor work for extended periods of time during inclement weather.
  • Must be medically approved to wear a respirator.
  • Job requires participation in a rotating shift schedule working either an 8 hour morning or afternoon shift.

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Prior chemical handling or terminal experience preferred

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.