Warehouse Operator 2 (1st Shift)

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Reading, PA, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

© 2023 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Job Purpose

Conduct all receiving and shipping operations of raw materials as well as finish products at the Manufacturing facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate and contribute in Health & Safety, Security and Environmental activities (SAFE meetings, BBS observer, HS&E training, Housekeeping, 5S) Also follow regulatory shipping requirements such as DOT, DHS, TSCA and CT-PAT
  • Receive in-coming raw material and ship out-going finish goods.  This includes waste management in the accumulation area
  • Follow and execute operational procedures – activities such as verification of incoming & outgoing shipments, identification & disposition of returned material, damaged material or obsolete material
  • Conduct cycle counting of warehouse inventory
  • Address Purchasing raw material discrepancies and solve problems
  • Conduct physical inventory of warehouse inventory
  • Interface with COS, Purchasing and Production to ensure proper support of sales activities

Job Requirements

  • Ability to understand procedures 
  • Ability to effectively organize    
  • Familiarity of computers   
  • Forklift certified 

Rewards & Benefits

  • Pay: $22.00 per hour
  • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match
  • Annual bonus
  • Medical insurance with HSA
  • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits
  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Progression (pay-for-skill) pay plans 
  • Short & Long term disability
  • Paid Parental leave after 1 year
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee appreciation days



At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 33084 

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA