Summer Student - Material Handling

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Operations/Manufacturing
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INVISTA
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060423 Requisition #
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INVISTA: Makers of Goods, Advocates of Better
 
INVISTA’s Kingston site has temporary summer employment opportunities available in our Product Packaging and Material Handling areas of our facility. Successful candidates will be assigned to one of these area’s based on available opportunities at the time of hire. Work assigned requires problem solving skills, attention to detail and capability to perform the physical aspects of the role (lifting, bending, standing, pushing/pulling etc.)
 
Some of these positions will require operating a Fork Lift Truck or moving rail cars. Applicants with Fork Lift or other motorized machinery experience are encouraged to highlight this experience in their application.
 
All assignments require adherence to specific procedures and work practices related to manufacturing. Work is scheduled on 12 hour rotating shift (day and night shifts) to provide relief to the regular employees during summer vacation periods.
 
General Responsibilities Include:
   
Product Packaging
 
  • Inspecting finished product
  • Packing finished product
  • Manufacturing preparation
  • Handling all waste from off standard product
  • Completing daily sampling of product for quality assurance
  • Participation in monthly safety meetings
 
Material Handling
  • Railcar movement
  • Managing solution preparation
  • Managing inventory (both indoor and outdoor)
  • Equipment and process checks
  • Housekeeping
 
 
To be eligible you must:
  • Demonstrate the ability to adhere to all site safety rules and practices
  • Currently attend university or college in a full-year, full-time program (September to April).
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the time of hiring
  • Have a satisfactory work record during any previous employment with the Company
  • Available to work the entire period of time as required – early May to the last Saturday before the Labour Day weekend (subject to work availability)
  • Able to work rotating, 12 hour work schedule that includes weekends and holidays, in a 24/7 operation
  • Able to perform heavy lifting, pushing/pulling, walking, climbing, and standing
  • Willing to work in an industrial environment with varying temperatures and conditions
  • Able to work in a tobacco free environment
  • Be available for an interview if contacted for further screening
  • Supply a current resume and covering letter

 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
Students will be considered for summer employment based on qualifications, previous experience, and suitability for potential future employment opportunities, considering the following criteria:

  • University or College students with previous INVISTA Kingston Site experience and satisfactory performance
  • Students enrolled in Engineering or related co-op (4 month) programs
  • Students enrolled in manufacturing related discipline (e.g. engineering, instrumentation & controls, skilled trades, chemistry, physical sciences, or related fields) with a career direction toward the chemical or manufacturing industry
  • University or College students with relevant experience in a physical team-based work environment
 
How to apply:
 
Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume along with a covering letter to www.kochcareers.com
 
Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check and medical assessment.
 
If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of the kochcareers.com webpage.
 
 

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