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Newark, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description



Our story goes back more than 150 years, to the windy coast where Sweden and Denmark meet.

From our success in Scandinavia we've grown into the world's leading specialist producer of plant-based oils, employing more than 4000 people all across the globe.

We work with our customers to make the products you love even better. The oils we produce go into making your chocolate extra ­ creamy or putting the crunch into your croissant. And it's not just food - we work across industries to make products that are higher quality, healthier and better for the planet.

Every one of us works towards our shared purpose: Making Better Happen™.

Join us in building a better future with us as a Logistics Operator. The Logistics Operator is involved with the successful daily operation of the AAK Port Newark, NJ facility on a 5-day a week, day-shift basis. Some daily and weekend overtime is necessary.  The position requires attention to detail, good record keeping, and the safe and efficient operation of equipment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Accountable for:

  • Maintaining sanitation standards for assigned areas. 
  • Loading vegetable oil in railcars/tank wagons and accurately completing documentation.
  • Following procedures to safely off-load rail cars/tank wagons/CBEs/totes/drums.
  • Zero lost time injuries while performing job.

Responsible for:

  • Assisting refinery operators in tasks requiring additional manpower. 
  • Using the forklift and other company tools and equipment in proper and safe method.
  • Assisting with packaging, shipping, and maintaining warehouse organization.
  • Assisting maintenance employees with their tasks as able and as requested.
  • Communicating effectively with the day supervisor on issues and problems that may occur.
  • Report all incidents to Supervisor/Manager.
  • Participating in company activities such as; Safety Committee, Audit committees, employee task force, Kaizen Teams etc. Contribute to the effort in controlling costs and minimizing waste.
  • Following company PPE policy and ensuring it is administered on-site.
  • Proper documentation and data entry.
  • Understanding and following environmental protection policies set forth by company. 


  • 2-3 years in related field or related experience in manufacturing facility (preferred)
  • 8 hour OSHA on site safety training
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Forklift certification. (preferred)
  • Able to operate manual or electrical pallet jacks.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong problem solving and math skills
  • Strong equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), time management and organizational skills
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US, now and in the future, without sponsorship. 


Your rewarding career and benefits include:

●      Leadership development, e-learning and tuition reimbursement programs offering potential for you to progress your future career

●      Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision) starting date of hire

●      Health Savings Account with AAK annual contribution of $1,000-$1,500

●      401(k) Plan with 100% match

●      Free Life and Disability insurance  

●      Employee Assistance Program

●      Supplemental Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection and Legal  Insurance Plans

●      Discounts on travel, amusement parks, concerts, movies, and more

●      Celebrations, events, and activities on site and supporting our communities

●      Amazon AwardCo recognition incentives for service and peer to peer recognition


We take responsibility, together with you, for health and safety and for creating a workplace that values diversity and inclusivity. Our leadership is committed to unleash your potential. We believe that a diverse team brings new perspectives and ideas to the table and motivates us to Making Better Happen in everything we do together. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and  foster a work environment that’s welcoming and accepting so that anyone who applies or  joins AAK has equal access to opportunity.

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AAK USA, Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to workforce diversity. EOE. M/F/D/V.


AAK Making Better Careers Happen™

Company Description
AAK has been Making Better Happen for 150 years.
Everything AAK does is about Making Better Happen within the Chocolate & Confectionary, Bakery, Dairy, Candles, Plant-Based Foods, Special Nutrition, Foodservice and Personal Care industries. AAK specializes in plant-based and organic oils that are sourced sustainably. AAK innovates new formulas and provides ingredients to major manufacturers to make chocolate silkier, plant-based burgers juicer, bakery products and pizza crusts flakier and crisper, candles burn better.
At the heart of AAK is our Passionate, Collaborative, Accountable and Agile team Making Better Happen. We are innovating and manufacturing ingredients for food products that people love to consume, candles, personal care products like lotions and lip balms, even infant nutrition formula and adult specialty nutrition drinks.
Sustainability is at the heart of our purpose and embedded in all parts of the AAK value chain. We call this “Making Better Happen – from plant to brand” and this is reflected in our updated framework for sustainability – the House of Sustainability.
Join our 3,900 colleagues throughout the world who are dedicated to Making Better Happen with diversity and inclusion, community relations and environmental responsibility.
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131 Marsh Street

Newark, NJ


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