Packer

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jul 2, 2024

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you. 

 

Purpose

The purpose of the document is to describe job requirements and expectations. This job description includes expectation for quality and environment, health, safety and other Responsible Care initiates.

 

General Description:

Assist Operators, Crew Leaders, Lead Operators, Contract formulators, site support services and Material handlers.

 

Equipment:

Job Related Equipment: Screw conveyor, blenders, storage vessels, pumps, mills, fork trucks,  

packaging equipment, washing equipment, cleaning utensils, dust houses, filters, sealers, scales,  

invert-a-bins, manual and power operated overhead lifting devices, and many others. 

 

Safety Equipment: Respirators, gloves, coveralls, hard hats, barrier suits, aprons, goggles, etc.  

Refer to appropriate Safety Procedure. 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

Production:

  • Operate equipment involved in the packaging of finished products.
  • Obtain and/or make up containers, clean, label, fill, seal, palletize, and stretch-wrap according to established procedures.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Shovel snow from building entrances, roofs, from around railroad switches and firehouses.
  • Clean plant areas as instructed by supervision.
  • Assist Crew Leaders, Lead Operators, Operators, Contract Formulators, Site Support Services and Material Handlers in the startup and shutdown of production operations and report any problems and downtime to supervisor.
  • Packers work inside and outside the plant Production, Stores and Warehouse buildings. Other work locations include railcars and trailer trucks and their respective loading and unloading stations.
  • Packers will sometimes be required to climb ladders and stairs and perform work in and on elevated areas such as roofs and dust collectors.
  • Some areas will be noisy and may include various inclement temperatures and weather conditions. Stooping, bending and heavy lifting are involved in all areas.
  • Duties performed in operating areas will be required working with toxic and hazardous chemicals around moving machinery.

 

 Environment:

  • Report any conditions, no matter how minor, that could damage the environmental  controls and perform job duties in a manner that will minimize waste. 

 

Education

High school diploma required or equivalent

 

Starting pay: $20.13/hour

 

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

 

FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department


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