Material Handling Operator at Voestalpine

  • Job-ID: V000002669
  • Location: Corpus Christi
  • Closing date: 04/13/2020

voestalpine Texas LLC constructs and operates voestalpine's direct reduction plant in San Patrico County/Texas. The natural gas based direct reduction plant, with its state-of-the-art technology, will provide the Austrian steel production sites in Linz and Donawitz with access to cost-effective and environmentally-friendly HBI, thus ensuring their competitiveness in the long term. Furthermore, a part of the production will be sold to partners interested in long-term contracts.
Job Summary:
The person observes all safety and environmental procedures required for compliant plant operations. The Material Handling Operators tasks & responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Observes all Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Operate and certify in Material Handling Equipment
  • Performs Lock out/ Tag out and issues safety permits
  • Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Assists Foreman Materials Handling and Safety Manager regarding safety and emergency measures and realization of safety and emergency plans.
  • Operates and maintains a clean work area
  • Catch samples as needed
  • Performs incidental/preventative maintenance in operating areas
  • Maintains compliance in mandatory training as per company specs
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management of voestalpine Texas LLC.

voestalpine's Expectations:
  • Have sufficient management, planning and organization skills.
  • Be a reliable team member and acts as team player to create a positive work environment and achieve company goals.
  • Be able to handle issues confidential.
  • Be flexible in working hours and requested missions and time management.
  • Be flexible in assisting and supporting other departments.
  • Be patient and flexible to handle different cultures.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Be familiar with industrial plant work conditions.
  • Be able to work under local weather conditions.
  • Be able to work outside as well as inside.

  • Basic knowledge of materials handling/mobile equipment
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Basic operation troubleshooting skills
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English, verbally and in writing
  • Must be capable of reviewing and interpreting complex documents and texts.
  • Must be able to walk long distances and stand and work for more than 2 hours in though environmental conditions (high temperature, high humidity, noise & dust), and climb heights of up to 250 ft using stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must have or be able to acquire a TWIC card
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from job site.

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