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North Side Material Handler - Hopewell

Hopewell, VA 23860, USA Req #238
Friday, September 23, 2022

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

AdvanSix in Hopewell, Virginia has an opening for a Material Handler. This position receives work assignments from the area chief and/or FLS who is responsible for the direction and assignments of job tasks associated with the Marine Operations area of the plant. This area handles marine shipments of Ammonium Sulfate, unloading raw materials by barge and railcar, and the operation of material handling equipment, including chemical storage operations at the facility. Assignments will include but are not limited to the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ammonium Sulfate Barge/Vessel loading.
  • Ammonium sulfate cleaning and housekeeping in MO & related areas.
  • Transfer of raw materials from storage to other operating areas.
  • Operating large valves and pumps on occasion.
  • Raw material unloading by vessel, truck, and railcar.
  • Docking of barges/vessels.
  • Overweight and underweight commercial truck weight adjustments.
  • Payloader inspections and general payloader operation.
  • Snow removal (Plant wide) including the use of pay loaders, shovel’s and other equipment.
  • Bobcat and forklift operation
  • Customer truck and North side truck loading.
  • MO pad operation and cleaning.
  • Conveyor system operation and cleaning.
  • Safely operate all vehicles and other job-related equipment.
  • Able to perform duties wearing required PPE.
  • Support and enforce all corporate, facility and department policies.
  • Subject to 8-hour rotating shifts.
  • To be successful in this position you must rate highly in the following capabilities or traits: Interpersonal skills, attention to detail, follow directions, comprehension, reading, writing, speaking, mathematics, organizing and innovation.
  • Must be flexible to changing priorities and willing to handle emergencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer competency
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Don’t meet every single requirement? At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family SC00 - ISC Hopewell North
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Hopewell, VA 23860, USA