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Material Handler - 047847

Posted by: Invista S.a.r.l

Posted date: 2017-May-14

Location: Columbia, SC

''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. For more information on INVISTA, visit our website or watch this video to see how our business makes a difference.



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Material Handler- Camden, SC

We are currently recruiting for Material Handlers to join our team at our manufacturing facility in Camden, SC. INVISTA’s Camden facility has been proudly producing Nylon fibers for over 50 years. These fibers can be found in consumer products such as STAINMASTER® carpet fiber, automotive carpet fiber, Nylon flake used in automotive airbag fibers, and more. Material Handlers may work in any one of the following areas of the facility including spinning, salt & flake, and packaging. This position creates value by safely operating and maintaining our equipment to meet production goals and by creating a quality product for our customers. Employees that show the initiative and desire to take on additional responsibilities and the ability to acquire new skills will have the opportunity to build a career at INVISTA.

Work Schedule:

  • Rotating 12-hour shifts. (36 hours one week, 48 hours the following week)
  • Average full-time work schedule of 14 days per month
  • Rotating shift schedule requires employee to work some holidays and at least 50% of weekends
  • Schedule is subject to modification as production needs dictate

A Day in the Life Typically Includes:

  • Handling nylon fiber products from multiple fast paced spinning machines and pushing carts / dollies of finished product
  • Apply procedures, perform required quality checks on product and equipment, and take corrective actions when needed per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Inspecting and loading sea bulk containers, assist with the shipping of product when needed (Salt & Flake area)
  • Demonstrating strong attention to details and coordination skills
  • Entering data into computer management systems
  • Housekeeping of work area

What do you need?

  • High school diploma or GED or a score of 3 or higher in ACT Work Keys Locating Information and Observation (or score of 2 or higher for Workplace Observation). Work Keys scores must be obtained and your scores should be uploaded with your application to be considered.
  • Prior work experience in a team environment

What would put you ahead?
Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous manufacturing, warehouse, material handler, or related experience
  • Previous forklift driving experience
  • Experience with computer applications such as Word, Excel, and SAP

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting (45lbs), walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to work a twelve (12) hour shift to include, weekend & holiday hours
  • Willing and able to work in a hot/humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
  • Physical Abilities test will be required



INVISTA is among the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including LYCRA® fiber, COOLMAX® fabric, CORDURA® fabric, STAINMASTER® carpet, and ANTRON® carpet fiber. INVISTA's businesses include Apparel, Intermediates, Performance Surfaces & Materials, and Performance Technologies. You may not realize it, but INVISTA's products play a role in nearly every aspect of your life. For example, INVISTA fibers may be in your carpet, clothing or bedding--and INVISTA polymers may be in your car, food packaging or camping gear. We transform daily life through innovations that create long-term value for our customers and society. You can be a part of the difference by joining the INVISTA team.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Job Title Material Handler - 047847
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Posted By Invista S.a.r.l
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Location Columbia, SC
Location Location -> USA - Southeast
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Management - Production
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