Operations Associate

Ingredion Inc, Belcamp , MD 21017

Posted 4 weeks ago

Ingredion is a leading global ingredients solutions company. We make sweeteners, starches, nutrition ingredients and biomaterials that are used by customers in everyday products from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals

A Globally Connected Team Inspired to Achieve

At Ingredion our greatest asset is our people - our diverse and global network of employees and products are what make our company the vibrant and growing enterprise it is today. With locations around the world we are large enough to offer enriching opportunities and small enough for your hard work to be recognized.

A FORTUNE 500 company, we are a company grounded in values and dedicated to innovation and advancement in our sector. If you are creative, driven and are looking for a forward-focused company with strong roots and a bright future, we are looking for you.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, vacation, company provided short-term disability and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and the option to purchase additional for yourself and your dependents, health savings accounts, flex spending accounts, 401K with company matching, quarterly bonus opportunities, a wellness program, and many others.

Our Belcamp, MD location, a provider of advanced texture systems to the food and beverage industry. The individual in this role will be responsible for a wide variety of duties by working in, and with, all departments including: Production, Maintenance, QC, etc. Learning the process, including operation procedures on process equipment, will be the initial focus. Our goal here is to maintain a safe environment for our team and products. All personnel must comply with company policies, procedures, and all required regulatory compliance: OSHA/FDA/BRC/DEP.

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the shipping and receiving of all raw materials, finished goods, sample material, equipment, parts, and packages for the company in accordance with established procedures. This position also ensures the proper storage, organization, and handling of all inventory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Operates and maintains a safe, clean, and organized work area following company policies and procedures including GMPs; ensures the security of exterior warehouse doors. Follows all company safety rules in performing job duties.

  • Prepares and ships all company shipments following company procedures. Prepares product for shipping as per shipping documents; verifies the accuracy of orders and reports any discrepancies to supervisor and/or Materials dept. Schedules carrier pick-ups.

  • Receives all company shipments following company procedures. Carries out inspections of trucks and shipments; reports failing inspections or damaged materials to supervisor. Verifies receivables against bills of lading; labels all incoming skids with required information as needed and takes samples of incoming product.

  • Completes and forwards all internal and external shipping and receiving documents.

  • Works collaboratively with other departments such as Production/Inventory Control to ensure timely and accurate delivery and receipt of goods.

  • Ensures drivers follow all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and PPE requirements.

  • Assists in warehouse coordination, pallet count, and inventory cycle count including the completion of all necessary paperwork. Leads and participates in physical inventories as required.

  • Helps maintain the inventory ERP system including checking discrepancies on an as needed basis. Investigates and performs corrective action on issues that regard inventory, warehouse and sample room.

  • Packs and ships all samples following company procedures; documents all shipping information as required.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment such as forklifts.

  • Provides support to other departments in such areas as set up, storing processed materials, repacking, and relabeling.

  • Maintains accurate documentation as related to various company procedures and guidelines such as Quality Management System compliance and other regulatory standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A

Benefits:

  • Vacation: Accrual rate of 2 weeks beginning the first of the month following the hire date.

  • Holidays: 10 designated and 1 floating

  • 401K: company match of 100% on employee's first 6% contribution

  • Medical Plans: 2 options with one being a plan with a Health Savings account. Other plan offer a Healthcare Flex Spending Account.

  • Dental and vision plans available.

  • Life Insurance: company provided with option for employee to purchase additional for employee, partner, and dependents.

  • Disability plans: Employer provided

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with two or more

years of experience preferred. Must have experience in high volume data entry in an automated inventory management system.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and

memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively communicate

information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished

in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several

concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Must be able to operate manual handtrucks. Ability to operate computer equipment and work without close supervision. Must have the capability to independently process map and improve warehouse operations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move 50+ lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and will require the proper use and wearing of hearing protection as provided by employer.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

Relocation Available:

No

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