About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.

 

The Material Handler is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our US - Chillicothe, IL site.

 

Position Details

This position is a critical function of the efficient manufacturing of high quality feed ingredients and trace mineral premixes.

Key Responsibilities

The Material Handler is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the task to which they are assigned.

  • Follow safe work practices and safety procedures outlined by Phibro Animal Health
  • Follow quality procedures and work instructions
  • Set up, inspect and perform all inventory movements to the production line
  • Ensure proper material is placed in the correct micro bin, Supersack feeder, pre-weigh container, or bulk bin for consumption
  • Add the appropriate ingredient and amount to the appropriate hand add station as directed by the batching formula.
  • Recognize and take appropriate actions to ensure the  proper labeling of packaging materials
  • Execute safe and effective palletizing of material
  • Preparation of sampling materials
  • Operate forklift for movement of materials required for production

Additional Responsibilities

  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment
  • Inspect, set up, and test equipment such as scales, load cells, and magnets
  • Routine inspection of Control Points as outlined by HACCP
  • Inspection of feed ingredients
  • Assist in training employees on appropriate items
  • Perform housekeeping and general cleaning duties for plant and employee safety
  • Special projects and duties as assigned by the Lead Person
  • Repair/Maintaining equipment

Operational Competencies

  • Understands the ingredients and product formulations fundamentals
  • Capable of taking production schedule and keep production line supplied with the proper ingredients and quantities.
  • Possesses quantitative skills to measure and deliver material.
  • Takes personal responsibility for the safety and quality of tasks assigned.
  • Ability to safely operate industrial equipment such as forklifts, skid steer, pallet jacks, and other types of moving equipment.
  • Physically able to lift 60lbs repetitively
  • Capable of minor equipment repairs

Personal Competencies

  • Thinks ahead and pays attention to detail
  • Effective at organization and planning
  • Will communicate within team to identify issues, make suggestions, for the benefit of the operation
  • A goal oriented person who is continuously motivated by high standards
  • A track record of working well as part of a high performance team

Education & Additional Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to operate packaging and material handling equipment
  • Ability to operate industrial equipment such as forklifts, skid steer, pallet jacks, and other types of moving equipment

 

Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: US - Chillicothe, IL 
Work Schedule: 1st Shift Weekdays Only 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00