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Formulations Helper (1st Shift) in Sumter, SC at UPL

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description


Reporting directly to the Formulations & Packaging Shift Lead, the Formulations Helper is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the formulations unit and may also be required to perform other duties as needed. 


The successful candidate will be a team player with strong attention to detail and safety orientation.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Read and accurately follow formulation recipe
  • Be able to blend various chemicals per production recipe to meet production demands
  • Inform supervisor of potential production/quality issues
  • Be able to adjust batches as directed by lab personnel or supervisor
  • Help troubleshoot equipment malfunctions
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Assure all duties are performed safely and in compliance with EHSQ requirements

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma
  • At least 2 years working within the formulation or other related positions in the agrochemical industry
  • Mechanically inclined with excellent understanding of basic math
  • Good computer skills
  • Able to drive a forklift
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Safety & process oriented
  • Must be able to work in our manufacturing facility in Kingstree, SC on 1st Shift.  Schedule subject to change depending on business needs.  


  • Hourly rate will be $11 per hour
  • Eligible for overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek
  • 5% annual bonus target


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