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Kemin Industries 2nd Shift Warehouser in Urbandale, Iowa


Kemin is seeking a talented and dedicated Warehouser at our Urbandale, 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. The hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 2:00PM-10:15PM.

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.


  • Follow all operating proce dures and warehousing processes.

  • Pick simple orders for customers and/or assist with more complex orders .

  • Responsible for staging and loading all non-bulk shipments .

  • Perform timely and accurate inventory transactions .

  • Coordinate information between shipping/receiving and other departments within Kemin .

  • Wrap loads of finished goods .

  • Load/unload trucks , trailers, and containers (not including bulk tankers) .

  • H andle hazardous materials in high concentration levels exercising extreme caution t o ensure there are no accidents.

  • Ensure all items shipped or received meet quality standards (e.g. properly labeled bags, correct products, lot numbers, and quantities on a pallet, pallets properly stacked, damages, etc.) defined within regulatory and quality standards in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP's).

  • Must adhere to all safety requirements.

  • May need to work with driver to ensure the shipment is loaded, balanced, sealed, and secured prior to transport, as applicable to Business Unit.


  • High School diploma, or equivalent with 0-3 years of applicable experience.

  • Forklift certification is a plus

  • Knowledge of warehousing operations is essential.

  • Computer knowledge.

  • Ability to operate a forklift and other support equipment used in warehousing on materialhandling equipment

  • Must have high level of dependability and good attendance.

  • Strong safety values.

  • Must be able to multi-task, have effective problem-solving skills and good math skills.

  • Ability to use hand tools for normal preventative equipment maintenance and cleaning.

  • Must have good interpersonal communication.

  • Ability to analyze, inspect, and calculate orders, purchase orders.

  • Ability to follow specific protocol for loading/unloading.

  • Ability to read process flow charts and follow standard operating procedures.

  • Understanding of material safety requirements

    Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodations will be considered.

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



Posted Date3 weeks ago(9/5/2023 3:30 PM)

Job ID 2023-9503

Positions 1

Category Operations

Position Type Regular Full-Time