Logistics Technician

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Position: Logistics Technician

Primary location Auburn (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: 11/10/2022

Job Number: R2033339

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Our purpose

Join a team that’s passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

            -Employing 36,500 individuals

            -Across 109 manufacturing sites

            -In over 31 countries

Our portfolio of products and solutions include:

-Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

-Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.

-Coatings: Whether it’s a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

-Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).

We make diversity and inclusion a priority—because sharing our perspectives and building on each other’s ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?

Dow has exciting career opportunities within Auburn Manufacturing for Logistics Technicians in Auburn, MI. Auburn’s mission is Proudly Delivering High Quality Customized Solutions; Firmly Grounded in Safety, Profitability, and Collaboration.

About you

We are seeking highly motivated, dependable self-starters who are interested in working for a safe, well-established global company.  As a Logistic Technician, you will provide support for Dow's manufacturing operations through the packaging and distribution of Dow products. You are a team player that is a problem solver and are willing to step up to help the team succeed in an empowered environment.  


  • Packaging products for our global customers

  • Interacting with chemical processes

  • Manually breaking-down pallets of material and products

  • Arranging, stacking, and repackaging all types of materials and products

  • Affixing labels, stickers or booklets on packaged materials

  • Safe operation of a fork lift or other heavy equipment

  • Display behaviors that demonstrate ownership in the success for The Dow Chemical Company

  • Identify, prioritize and safely accomplish tasks while working independently to overcome daily obstacles

Job details:

  • Minimum starting pay is $16.85, promotion and wage increase once certified. Career progression based on performance.

  • Potential for overtime opportunities.

  • Eligible for an additional $0.50 per hour if assigned to a role that covers 24/7 rotating shifts. 

  • Benefits (medical, dental, 401K, vacation / et al.) are available upon hire.

Required qualifications:

  • Willing and able to work all applicable shifts on a rotating basis (including weekends) and work overtime when needed

  • Successfully complete a background check and pass a drug screen if job offer is received and accepted

  • Able to demonstrate basic computer skills

  • Must be 18 years old or older

  • Must have a current, valid US driver’s license 

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED 

Willing and able to meet physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to earplugs, goggles, steel-toed shoes, and uniform fire resistant and chemical protectant (FR/CP)

  • Perform frequent bending, reaching, and occasional lifting of material weighing approximately 50 lbs., as well as standing or walking for extended periods of time

Your preferred qualifications include:

  • 2 + years of manufacturing experience

  • 4 years of relevant Military experience

Your skills, knowledge, and abilities include:

  • Passionate about safety, quality and process compliance at all times

  • Committed to continuous learning of technical skills and the desire to challenge personal growth 

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Bias for efficiency in a manual operation

Additional notes:

  • The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

  • We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process

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Dow Offers: 

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment 
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth 
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world 
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others 

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.


As a Logistics Technician, you will live and work around Auburn (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America:

Employs: 908 individuals
Our footprint: Dow Corning Center is an innovation center situated on 275 acres of land
Our city: A little over a square mile of land in the heart of Michigan
Nearby: Half-mile outdoor walking trail on campus