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Kemin Industries Warehouser in Urbandale, Iowa


Position Overview

Kemin is seeking a talented and dedicated warehouser at our Des Moines, Iowa warehouse location. 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 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 on the day shift. 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.   

    We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

    For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

    Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

    As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…

  • 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.


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

    As a condition of employment, Kemin will require you to provide documentation showing you have received a COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodation will be considered.

    A post-offer background check and drug screen is required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.


Posted Date2 weeks ago(9/7/2021 4:16 PM)

Job ID 2021-7295

Positions 1

Category Manufacturing

Position Type Regular Full-Time