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Warehouse/Backup Driver

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Hawkins Chemical Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago


Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938.


Hawkins, Inc. is looking for Warehouse Associate who will also serve as a backup Class A CDL Driver to join our Plant Operations Team in our Minneapolis, MN location. The hours for this position are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however flexibility in hours including weekends and extended hours are required to ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Pick, pack, and ship orders of hazardous materials according to DOT requirements, including loading and unloading bulk and LTL quantities of material by rail and truck.

  • Perform tank transfers, bulk truck or railcar loading/unloading, container emptying and filling, sampling, pump drums, dump drums, 50-100 lb. super sacks, and make tank-to-tank transfers according to established procedures.

  • Test, repair, inspect and fill chemical packages for hazardous materials.

  • Participate in cycle counts, inventory discrepancies, and physical inventory counts.

  • Perform inspections and maintenance tasks as needed, and maintain plant and work areas to housekeeping standards.

  • Safely operate motorized equipment (e.g., forklifts, skid loader, company pickup, Trackmobile).

  • Perform all tasks according to SOPs while adhering to all safety, environmental and health regulations, and complete all mandatory training and participate as a member of the emergency response team (HAZWOPER 40 Hour certification).

  • Uphold Hawkins standard of excellence through a continuous commitment to maintain ISO-certified facilities and to provide quality products and services to internal and external customers.

  • Participate in the continuous improvement process to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Accurately and completely fill out required paperwork in a timely manner.



  • CDL A with tanker and Hazmat endorsements.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively through verbal and written channels.

  • 2 year technical degree preferred with computer training in logic control systems; a high school diploma and equivalent experience is the absolute minimum required.

  • Computer skills (MS Office) required, and MRP (JD Edwards) experience preferred.

  • Ability to operate an industrial fork truck required; previous experience preferred.

  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment required, previous experience handling chemicals is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds for 10-20 feet up to 10 times per day; ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Must be able to pull/push equipment and/or piping weighing up to 100 pounds into position for 1 -2 minutes up to 40 times a day.

  • Ability to sit, stand, and climb stairs for up to 12 hours per day.

  • Able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 50 feet, on occasion.

  • Ability to work in a warehouse facility where temperatures may range from 45 up to 105 degrees Fahrenheit; as well as work outside in all weather conditions; snow, rain, wind, and high humidity.

  • Able to perform manual dexterity tasks.

  • Occasional turning, twisting, stooping, bending, and reaching.

  • No exposed jewelry in body piercings when in a GMP production area.

  • Ability to wear a respirator for up to 4 hours a day. Please refer to SOP for facial hair guidelines.

  • Due to chemical safety concerns, the wearing of contact lenses is prohibited.

  • Able to work in a non-smoking, tobacco-free site.

This employee will participate in the Company Safety and Quality Program, and abide by the Company Drug Policy.


Hawkins offers a competitive compensation and benefit package and is an award-winning employer and organization! Learn more about us at (NASDAQ: HWKN)

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Warehouse/Backup Driver

Expired Job

Hawkins Chemical