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Title:  Tank Farm Worker


Chattanooga, TN, US, 37406

Company:  Univar USA
Requisition ID:  9458

It starts with great chemistry.


Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.


Primary Purpose:

Provide efficient operation of the tank farm facilities.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shipping and receiving of bulk chemicals in the tank farm; provides services for the prompt and accurate filling, packing, and shipping of tank farm customer orders.
  • Ensures compliance with all State and Federal labeling and shipping laws and regulations on merchandise shipped from warehouse.
  • Inspects and checks tank farm equipment and facilities to ensure that all equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Ensures the maintenance and protection of warehouse stocks, supplies, and equipment.
  • Makes monthly inspection of plant fire control system.
  • Maintains warehouse stocks after they are received and ensures that aisles and warehouse floor is cleaned and cleared of merchandise.
  • Prepare a monthly list of all-empty containers, un-repairable pallets, distressed stock, and miscellaneous non-usable materials and submit to Warehouse Manager.
  • Exchange workers with other warehouse sections as needed.
  • Complete inspections and paperwork associated with hazardous waste generation and waste pickup transport.
  • Any problems with regard to tank farm operation should be brought to the attention of Warehouse or Operation's Manager.



  • High School Diploma, or GED with additional schooling or equivalent business experience

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Office and plant environment
  • Ability to respond to emergency response situations
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to respond to emergencies and direct Emergency Response Teams
  • Ability to operate all warehouse equipment
  • Ability to work varying and extended hours



Univar is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous vacation and sick leave and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales

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