Production Laborer, (La Vergne, TN)

United States, La Vergne
Cobalt & Specialty Materials

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Cobalt and Specialty Materials

Mastering the cobalt value chain.  Umicore’s expertise covers the sourcing, production, and distribution of cobalt and nickel products.  Umicore’s materials are at the heart of products we use every day such as rechargeable batteries, tools, paints, and tires.  Our recycling and refining processes give new life to cobalt and other metals and reduce environmental impacts.  To meet the demands of our customers we cannot stand still.  We need to find new ways of doing things, discover new solutions, and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As our Production Laborer, you will primarily be responsible for packaging and labeling products, as well as loading and unloading shipments.  This position also provides the opportunity to assist with light chemical production activities, providing an opportunity to learn our business for potential advancement.   
Specifically, job duties will include:  

•    Packaging and labeling bulk chemical products following instructions; 
•    Loading and unloading shipments using a forklift;  
•    Assisting with chemical production, including sampling and QC testing, weighing and staging chemicals, and following batch instructions;  
•    Other duties as needed.

Who we are looking for

Our success is based on individuals who are ready to make the most of their skills and prepared to tackle any challenges they face.  As well as your high school diploma or GED, you should have forklift certification or willingness to obtain this certificate. 
We’ll also be looking for: 
•    Ability to physically wear a respirator, climb stairs, and periodically lift 70 pounds.
•    Ability to follow instructions.  
•    Attention to detail.

Experience working in an industrial environment or warehouse would be helpful, but not required.  

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information

This is a full-time, day shift position at our Palm Commodities International, LLC facility in LaVergne, TN. 

We offer competitive compensation with eligibility for regular bonuses.  Our benefits package includes a 401K Plan with employer matching and profit-sharing eligibility, company paid life insurance and short/long term disability insurance, two health insurance options, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, and wellness programs.  We recognize 11 paid holidays per year and provide a generous allowance for vacation and sick time.

Our facility is a Drug-Free Workplace, and pre-employment drug testing is a prerequisite to hire.

Our company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, or other status protected by law.

If you need assistance applying for this position, please contact Palm HR at





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