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Logistics Technician

Company: The Dow Chemical Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Logistics Service's mission is to provide superior value through unyielding focus on safety, customer service and efficient utilization of resources to all businesses within Michigan Operations in Midland MI. The position will provide support for Dow's manufacturing operations through the packaging and distribution of Dow products. Candidates will rotate through a variety of packaging and warehousing responsibilities.

About you

You are a team player that is highly motivated, dependable and a self-starter who is interested in growing and developing in your career at a well-established global company. You can follow standard operating procedures to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.

Also, you can be responsible for each of the following tasks:

  • Packaging products for our global customers
  • Focal point for material movement
  • Interacting with chemical processes
  • Preparing raw materials for operations
  • Manually breaking-down pallets of material and products
  • Arranging, stacking, and repackaging all types of materials and products
  • Affixing labels, stickers or booklets on packaged materials
  • Safe operation of a fork lift or other heavy equipment

    With Dow careers , this position offers:

    • Starting pay is $16.91 with potential progression opportunities from $20-$23/per hour in addition to a yearly bonus based on personal and company performance
    • Eligible for an additional $0.60 per hour if assigned to a role that covers 24/7 rotating shifts
    • Enjoy a robust total rewards program, including: medical, dental, retirement, employee stock purchase program, wellness programs, and more all available to you on your first day of employment. Discover more at dowbenefitsguide.com/2021newhire
    • Dow encourages a healthy work-life balance. In this role, you begin to earn vacation days immediately with a total of 15 days per year, including paid leave options
    • Design your future with our competitive retirement and employee stock purchase programs
    • Potential for overtime opportunities

      Required qualifications

      • Willing and a ble to work all applicable shifts on a rotating basis (including weekends) and work overtime when needed
      • Successfully complete a background check and pass a drug screen if job offer is received and accepted
      • Must have a current, valid US driver's license
      • Must be 18 years old or older
      • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
      • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

        The physical abilities, with or without reasonable accommodations, include being able to:

        • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to a respirator
        • Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting, working in tight or closed-in spaces, climb stairs/ladders and working at heights as well as standing or walking for extended periods of time
        • Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. To qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less with or without accommodations

          Your preferred qualifications include:

          • 2 or more years of Manufacturing or relevant experience
          • Military experience
          • Able to demonstrate basic computer skills example: Word, Excel, SAP, Outlook
          • The Logistics Fast Start certificate obtained from Delta College

            Additional notes

            • The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
            • We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur.

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              • Make sure your resume is accessible.
              • What can we accomplish together? Apply to find out.

                Our purpose

                Join a team that's passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow , we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

                We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.
                • Employing 36,500 individuals
                • Across 109 manufacturing sites
                • In over 31 countries

                  Our portfolio of products and solutions include:
                  • Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.
                  • Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.
                  • Coatings: Whether it's a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.
                  • Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

                    Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).

                    Dow Offers:
                    • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
                    • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
                    • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
                    • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
                    • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

                      About Dow

                      Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

                      As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com .

                      Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

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