Warehouse Operator

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of around 2.7 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ more than 6,700 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments. Around the world, the additives of BYK ensure that coatings and plastics obtain precisely the desired properties and the correct quality.

Warehouse Operator

Your task structure


Prepare chemical material to ship via LTL, FTL, Air & Sea (containers). Safely receive and store warehouse supplies, finished goods for resale, and raw material for production use. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must successfully complete training and or testing for the follow:
    • Forklift Certification
    • DOT / HAZMAT Training
    • RCRA training according to job function and the regulations.
    • Wearing SCBA and other types of respirators (Must be clean Shaven)
  • Participates in emergency response (BERT) as defined in the program.
  • Must follow emergency response procedures.
  • Safely load and unload trucks, containers, and various other units.
  • Must have an understanding Warehouse Documents
    • Pick List
    • BOL’s
    • Receivers
  • Using ERP System (SAP) via Scan Gun or Desktop to complete following:
    • Picking material for customer orders
    • Receiving FG / Raw material into warehouse and scanning into locations
    • Consolidating inventory
    • Create specialty labeling for customer orders or inventory
  • All other duties as assigned

Your recipe for success


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good math aptitude
  • Read and write English

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively through various forms of communication IE: phones, email, paging system, walkie talkies.
  • Must be able to safely sample material using proper PPE and equipment provided.
  • Employee will be required:
    • Pick 40 lbs. – 60 lbs. pails on a regular basis during shift, can be up to 80 lbs. occasionally
    • Sit more than 50% of shift while operating forklifts units.
    • Manipulate controls and steering wheel of forklift units
    • Lift propane tanks up to 56” height, to refuel forklifts.
    • Frequently reaching overhead, bending, squatting, or climbing stairs.



  • Medical, Dental Vision- Participation within the first 30 days of employment
  • Company paid Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Competitive Bonus Potential
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • PTO

Your spectrum of advantages

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. 

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket www.altana.jobs

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job number: US00589

Legal entity: BYK USA Inc.

Location: Wallingford, CT

Area of operations: Lager und Versand