Warehouse & Facilities Associate, Houston, TX, (Hybrid)

Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77084

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

Warehouse responsibilities

  • Manage warehouse inventory, which may include Goods Received, Goods Issued, Goods Transferred, Cycle Count Increases, Cycle Count Decreases
  • Maintain Warehouse receiving log and accurate daily records of goods received and goods issued
  • Checks all items received for accuracy and marks the appropriate receiving documents (packing lists, etc.), includes filing of documents and provides to  necessary individuals
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory and coordinating with lab teams to order supplies, to include routine and ad hoc materials
  • Ensures safe handling and storage of warehouse materials, coordinating with lab teams as needed
  • Conducts physical inventories as needed
  • Responsible for handling repacks, or re-stack pallets of material as needed
  • Safely operates forklift or electric pallet truck and/or hand truck to move materials as needed

Facility/logistic responsibilities

  • Responsible for shipment of parcels, packages, and hazardous goods, both foreign and domestic
  • Performs facility related tasks/projects including but not limited to: periodic lab clean up, rinsing of eye showers, waste disposal, lab coat + PPE cleaning/supply, assembly of furniture, configuration/moving of furniture, etc.
  • Act as a focal point for building and utility maintenance and inspection with service engineers (electricity, hoods, air conditioning, ventilation, etc.)  

General responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing excellent and consistent internal and external customer service
  • Safely performs other related duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, including forklift experience indoors within small/tight spaces
  • Hazardous goods handing and IATA experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of, or ability to quickly learn, supplies and consumables used by the laboratory
  • Thorough understanding of warehouse practices, policies, and procedures
  • Good analytical skills and ability to make sound judgments related to inventory control and facilities projects
  • Excellent safety awareness
  • Computer skills: Microsoft 365 Suite, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • High school/Vocational diploma or equivalent required
  • ER/safety certificates desired
  • Hazardous Goods Handling Certification, preferred
  • IATA


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.

Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Houston