Receiving Operator, 3rd Shift in Allentown, PA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

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Job Description

Job Description

  • Coordinate receipt, transfer and shipping of raw materials and internal transfers of finished products
  • Pull pigments used for the daily manufacturing of paints, stains and varnishes


  • Provide safe operation of forklift to move, store materials and maintain stored materials in clean and orderly condition.
  • Complete and maintain spent drum inventory, execute shelf life rotation program for all drums and totes by date.
  • Receive, return railcars and maintain and clean milling vats.
  • Enter data into computer terminal regarding the movement of liquid raw materials from receiving into storage tanks, from storage tanks to scale tanks, and for receiving all liquid raw materials not on consignment.
  • Maintain stored materials in clean and orderly condition and monitor tank levels to ensure the availability of materials for production.
  • Monitor and maintain dust collector in compliance with policies and government regulations.
  • Participate on the spill response team and participate in clean up of liquid raw materials storage tanks.
  • Operate trash compactor and assist vendors in preparing materials for hauling.
  • Assist vendors in arranging and completing tank truck raw material deliveries, including unloading trucks, obtaining sample approval, and pumping transported materials into proper storage tanks.
  • Assist in and coordinate the delivery of dry goods and raw materials.
  • Know and implement appropriate SAP transactions for inventory, receipt, usage and control.



  • Educational attainment equivalent to high school graduation
  • Some inventory control, warehousing or material handling experience


  • Knowledge of material storage practices, including hazardous substances inventory storage, raw material and internal transfer storage and disposition procedures
  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and equipment operation procedures
  • Ability to organize and maintain raw materials and dry goods in proper stored condition
  • Ability to safely operate trash compactor and forklift
  • Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions
  • Ability to maintain basic work logs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers


May be required to work shifts and weekends

STATUS:  Hourly


Shift 3 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.