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Material Handler

Company: Ecolab Inc.
Location: Martinsburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Ecolab, the leading global developer of premium cleaning, sanitizing and maintenance products and services for the hospitality, institutional and industrial markets is seeking a Material Handler! This role is responsible for safely operating lift equipment to move raw materials and finished goods.

What's in it For You:

* The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
* The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
* The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
* Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more! Click Here to see our benefits.

What You Will Do:

* Wearing all appropriate personal protective equipment, maintaining a clean work area, following proper lifting and other work procedures, understanding MSDS and the requirements of working with chemicals, following equipment procedures and safe driving, operational and storage practices, etc.
* Determining needed packaging materials and locating these items. Using forklifting equipment in order to keep all production locations supplied with packaging and raw materials. Removing finished products from lines and staging areas to maintain production rates. Properly storing pallets of finished goods and restocking partial pallets of leftover raw material and packaging supplies at the end of a production run.
* Checking raw material, product and package appearance for any inconsistencies from specification. Unusual raw material, product or package appearance should be brought to the attention of the supervisor immediately.
* Performing daily safety and operational checks on equipment being used and documenting this information. Also documenting any other production and quality data as required.
* Sorting empty pallets to cull those that do not meet specification and place these non-specification pallets in area specified for repair.
* Ensuring that packaged products meet specification and when applicable FDA guidelines and requirements, meaning in a manner that conforms with laws pertaining to transportation of chemicals, meets customer needs, and ensures that the product arrives at the destination intact.
* Ensuring that all loads moved are securely fastened to the pallet as appropriate.
* Performing battery changing as necessary to maintain operation of equipment.
* Other duties as required by business needs or as assigned by leaders.

Position Details:

* Plant location: Martinsburg, WV
* Work week and shift:
* 2nd shift: Monday- Friday, 2:00 PM- 10:00 PM
* 3rd shift: Sunday- Thursday, 10:00 PM-6:00 AM
* Compensation package offered: $21.00/hour (+ $0.35/hour shift differential for 2nd shift, +$0.50/hour shift differential for 3rd shift) increases to $22.97/hour + shift differential

Minimum Qualifications:

* Minimum of High School diploma or GED educational background.
* Ability to work safely and efficiently while maintaining an organized and clean work area.
* Ability to operate a stand-up forklift.
* Attention to detail crucial in maintaining quality standards throughout the process.
* Ability to read and execute instructions all paperwork. Also, to read and match numbers on labels, totes, raw materials, finished goods and packaging materials.
* Ability to understand and track daily activities as required.
* Ability and desire to learn new processes and equipment as the business changes.
* Ability to meet physical demands
* Adhere to all plant policies and rules.

Physical Demands:

* Must be able to lift/carry 50lbs
* Must be able to pass a drug screen and physical exam

Preferred Qualifications:

* Previous experience in a related industry (chemical, food products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc.) and/or a warehouse.
* Experience driving lift equipment and operating and maintaining the equipment.


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at

Covid-19 Vaccine Notice

Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. You will be asked for proof of your vaccination status. All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab Inc., Germantown , Material Handler, Professions , Martinsburg, Maryland

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