Kemin Industries Warehouser in Des Moines, Iowa


Position Overview

Kemin is seeking a talented and dedicated warehouser. The successful candidate will be in charge of and responsible for handling the shipping and receiving of all materials (bulk and packaged) physically and via computer while maintaining all Food Safety standards. This position works Monday through Friday from 10:00pm to 6:15am. This includes:

  • Storage raw and finished goods (bulk and packaged)

  • Order picking

  • Staging and loading of shipments

  • Inventory transactions (such as recording product)

  • Filling containers and tankers

  • Performing computer entry

  • Handling internal communications

It is expected that the incumbent will take careful considerations when performing their job. They are expected to follow instructions, specific procedures and protocols, and adhere to policies to ensure the highest quality of product and a safe work environment. This position is scheduled Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:15pm. The successful candidate must have or be willing to obtain a Class D license to drive a straight truck to and from other locations.

We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition, beauty and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.

A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,300 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Receive materials physically, as well as in the computer

  • Pick orders for customers

  • Stage and load all shipments

  • Perform timely, accurate inventory transactions

  • Coordinate information between shipping/receiving and other departments within Kemin

  • Wrap loads of finished goods

  • Process UPS & FedEx shipments

  • Load/unload trucks, containers, and tankers

What we require of you:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred

  • 1-3 yrs. warehousing experience with Inventory Control experience required

  • 1-3 yrs. manufacturing experience (food-grade background desired)

  • 1-3 yrs. forklift experience

  • GMP background

  • Computer knowledge

  • ISO 9001 knowledge preferred

  • Chemistry knowledge preferred

  • Ability to move 55 lbs.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills with a minimal English proficiency level of Intermediate Low as defined in the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators- Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.



Job ID2018-5551



Position TypeRegular Full-Time