Chemical Preweigher

Company Name:
Apex International Mfg, Inc.
Apex is seeking a dedicated Chemical Pre-Weigh professional to contribute to the success of our customers by ensuring that batches are weighed accurately and in a timely manner.

Apex International is a rapidly growing & financially stable environment that prides itself on internal employee development, promotion from within, and providing a fun and dynamic working environment. Apex International offers competitive wages, a full benefits package including medical & dental, various insurance (life, long & short term disability, AD&D), 401k options, generous vacation and additional PTO accrual.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure that all batches are weighed as prioritized and in a manner to contribute to the success of our customers.
Produce batches as prioritized daily (or based on production requirements)
Ensure that chemicals are weighed in order
Accurately document weighing transactions on the batch record
Ensure that weighed batches are properly labeled and stored in the designated racks.
Ensure chemicals are accurately weighed to preserve batch integrity.
Maintain correct chemical inventory.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:
Prior Experience:
1-3 years experience in chemical pre-weighing, chemical handling or in a similar environment.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements: To be effective, this position requires:
Fluency in the English language, including the ability to follow directions and written processes and procedures.
Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and be able to work with fractions and decimals.
Must be 18 years old and preference for High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to view and utilize a computer- basic e-mails and printing forms.
Certified to operate both stand up & sit down forklifts.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Licenses and Certifications: Forklift

Technical Competencies:
Need to read and write at a 12th grade level.
Can read and follow procedures, processes and specifications written in English.
Can demonstrate attention to detail.
Can follow directions accurately and safely.
Must demonstrate good math skills.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires:
Continuous (6 to 10 hours per day) bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs/ladders, reaching, lifting and grasping.
Continuous (6 to 10 hours per day) standing and walking.
Continuous (6 or more hours per day) talking, communicating, and repetitive hand/wrist movement.
Sensory requirements: Good eyesight, normal hearing, and fluent in the English language.

Working Conditions:
Indoors, seasonally hot and humid.
Will be exposed to various fragrances or alcohol fumes which at times may be at elevated levels.
Moving and lifting objects, sometimes 50 lbs. frequently.

Work Schedule:
This position usually works for 8-10 hours.
Please note: hours of work will fluctuate based on the needs of the business and the customers. The job may require a maximum of 5-20 hours of work beyond the normal 40 work-week schedule depending on work demands. The work hours can vary depending on customer requirements and staffing.

Shift: 1st & 3rd

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