Solugen

11102 FM835, Slaton, TX 7936

Position:

Material Handler

About Solugen:

Solugen, Inc. is a revolutionary technology company seeking to use biology to transform the chemicals industry. Solugen was founded in 2016 and is a post-Series B venture-backed startup company supported by renowned venture capital firms including Founders Fund, Fifty Years, Refactor, and Y Combinator. Located in Houston, Texas, Solugen is currently scaling up its manufacturing facility to use its chemienzymatic process to manufacture biobased chemistries for water treatment, agriculture, and personal care. Solugen currently has 110+ full time employees.

Mission:

We are looking for a self-motivated and professional Material Handler to join our warehouse department. If you are a hardworking individual who can complete tasks successfully with little to no supervision, then we are interested in you. In this position, you will be responsible for tracking warehouse stock, documenting orders, and storing merchandise.

In addition to having excellent written and verbal communication skills, our ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate outstanding physical fitness. You will also possess in-depth knowledge of various warehouse machinery and equipment such as cranes, forklifts, and booms.

Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload inventory from loading docks, delivery trucks, storage areas, and production areas.
  • Ensure all incoming delivery matches the company purchase order.
  • Store cargo in assigned locations using cargo boards and pallets.
  • Manage inventory by identifying, cataloging, and recording the location of inventory.
  • Record the number of units handled and moved every day using production sheets.
  • Operate various machinery including booms, cameras, cranes, and forklifts to handle materials and inventory.
  • Analyze pick sheets based on clients' orders and pull the appropriate products for each order.
  • Track supply levels and regularly submit purchasing recommendations.
  • Contact vendors for pick-ups or returns.
  • Be available on call for after hours loading/unloading
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations.

Key Competencies:

Job Specific

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to lead people
  • Process safety oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to walk lines.
  • Ability to work with HMI stations.

Company Specific

  • Ability to be nimble with a willingness to embrace the speed and ambiguity of startup culture
  • Passion for green chemistry and fighting climate change
  • Comfort working in multiple roles
  • Ability to self-manage and set priorities and schedule
  • Creative problem-solving nature
  • Appreciation and emphasis for safety above all else
  • Respect for others

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) forklift certification is an advantage.
  • Excellent physical fitness with the ability to lift up to a maximum of 100 pounds.
  • Availability to work overtime including weekends, public holidays, and evenings.
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.



Solugen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.