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Sr. Warehouse/Receiving Operator

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PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), is an award-winning workplace because of the value we place on our people and their contributions through, recognition programs, competitive pay, community involvement, and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. We have a proven track record of promoting from within by providing professional development opportunities. We are a $3 billion world-class, global provider of polymer solutions with our materials used in everyday products ranging from sports equipment to medical devices to electronics and more. With approximately 6,000 global associates and 70+ facilities around the world, we collaborate closely with our customers to deliver innovative products and services. If you like to be challenged in a fast-paced, team environment and to work with top, innovative talent, then PolyOne is the ideal company for you to build a career.



At PolyOne, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women and Pride at PolyOne to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as PolyOne Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.


Job Summary

Position is responsible for a variety of warehouse duties including packing, pulling/checking customer orders, replenishment, shipping and receiving materials, and material handling and completing all required paperwork in accordance to company policies and procedures.


Essential Functions

·       This position will be responsible for the following areas:

o   Receiving function

o   Specialty Coatings shipments

o   Managing plant waste

o   Offsite warehouse

            Count, weigh or measure items of incoming shipments in order to verify information against invoices, orders, bills of lading or other records

·       Ensures all products are properly labeled, and packaged. Coordinates the shipment and shipping paperwork of materials per CSR instructions.

·       Responsible for monitoring the returns process

·       Perform regular material warehouse audits to ensure that material is undamaged and maintained in the correct bin location throughout the warehouse

·       Bulk tanker unloading experience desired

·       SAP experience required

·       Understanding of standard inventory practices

·       Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards

·       Organizational skills are essential

·       Perform regular material warehouse audits to ensure that material is undamaged and maintained in the correct bin location throughout the warehouse

·       Must be knowledgeable in warehousing procedures

·       Forklift experience needed, will train on specific equipment. 

  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Requires High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must maintain Company approved Fork Lift Operator's Licenses.  This may include one or more different types of fork lifts.
  • 2 to 3 years of related materials experience preferred, but not required.
  • Experience unloading tankers preferred. Must be comfortable with climbing on to tankers with safety equipment
  • SAP experience is required


Additional Qualifications

  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/material identifications.
  • Must have mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide and the ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English one-on-one and in small group situations.
  • Must have ability to reason and address problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, scales, spatula, barrel cart, hand trucks, fork lift, utility knife, and mixer/blender machinery and computer equipment.




  • Each position at PolyOne focuses on 12 competencies in the areas of Personal and Strategic Skills as well Thought Rigor and demonstrating an Action Bias. Each position ties to specific competencies and levels of proficiency which help individuals excel at their current role as well as chart their growth path with the company through our Career Planning process.


Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and use foot/feet to operate machine.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and frequently move more than 250 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Requires the use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area such as safety glasses and shoes, dust mask, hard hat, respirator, face shield, hearing protection, chemical suit, gloves, aprons, etc.
  • Work is inside and the typical noise level is loud.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and explosives.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemical


We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k).

PolyOne Corporation is a drug free workplace.  PolyOne is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable state and local law.

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