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Chemical Shipper

Frankford, Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #308
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 http://www.advansix.com.

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 www.advansix.com.

The AdvanSix Frankford facility strives to create a respectful workplace that supports workplace safety, workforce capability, and employee engagement at all levels. This means having a workplace where we treat each other with respect, work safely, continuously learn, and identify opportunities for improvement to drive higher performance.

Our facility is located on 36 acres in Northeast Philadelphia in the Bridesburg neighborhood at 2501 Margaret Street. Our facility is one of North America's largest producers of phenol and one of Philadelphia's largest exporters. Our key products are chemical intermediates: Phenol, Acetone, and Alpha Methylstyrene. We are one of North America’s largest producers of phenol, which is sold to customers around the world. This phenol is also shipped to our Hopewell, Virginia, site, where it is used to make caprolactam, the primary feedstock in the production of nylon polymer, which is used in carpet fibers, plastics and films.

The Shipper performs all aspects of safely transferring liquid bulk chemical products to and from truck, rail, and barge.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides efficient and traceable movement of company products both in-bound and out-bound
  • Perform standard work and follow standard operating procedures to ensure unit safety, quality, and production goals are met
  • Responsible to take and interpret readings on various equipment, assessing any variation, standard troubleshooting, and taking action to address and return process to standard
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and clean work environment for areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for performing minor running maintenance of plant equipment
  • Responsible for the safe and proper management and handling hazardous and non-hazardous waste in compliance with plant requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years minimum experience in an industrial/manufacturing and/or chemical plant/industry

Additional Qualifications:

  • Chemical operations background/experience is strongly preferred (at least 1 year)
  • Ability to work on a 12-hour rotating shift schedule that includes overnight and weekends
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to perform physical labor associated with jobs
  • Ability to work at elevated heights - greater than 50 feet
  • Comfortable entering and working in confined spaces
  • Strong work ethic and initiative to learn processes
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a safe work space based on following standard work
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and take corrective action within an industrial setting
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate through multiple layers of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and successfully complete tasks of progressive responsibility and complexity
  • Computer literate

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 Frankford
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Frankford, Philadelphia, PA, USA