Warehouse Worker/Tanker Truck Oil Loader - Afternoon Shift - 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Detroit, MI posted on November 16

Do you want a great job working for a great company?  Look no further!  At Vesco Oil Corporation, we have a culture where employees feel valued, supported, and part of a ‘family.’  In fact, we have recently been named a "Top Work Place" in the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Competition based on results of an anonymous employee survey that measures several aspects of workplace culture.  We are all dedicated to servicing our customers with honesty and integrity and are ISO 9001-14001 Certified to guarantee quality assurance in everything we do.  In addition, Vesco offers excellent wages and benefits, including Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network medical and prescription drug coverage options, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) Plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick days, safety and attendance bonuses and a great profit sharing plan. 


Position Summary: Unloads bulk liquids from delivery vehicles to designated storage tanks using pumps, filters and valves.  Loads bulk liquids into drums, kegs, and pails. Follows all proper procedures for loading and unloading material.

Essential Functions:

Climbs ladders on tanker trucks and loads oil from the top of the truck.

Performs product quality testing in accordance with guidelines and standard test methods.

Ensures all incoming and outgoing bulk liquids meet quality requirements.

Ensures proper quantities are transferred and tanks are properly filled.

Assist with physical inventory counts and processes.

Monitors transfers to ensure no leaks or spills occur.

Performs calculations to determine appropriate mixtures, weights and volumes to meet order specifications.

Ensures incoming and outgoing orders are properly documented.

Ensures all additives are properly labeled and stored in a safe manner and that all empty drums and pails are disposed of in the proper manner.

Promptly reports leaks and spills and cleans up as required.

May assist with other material handling duties such as restocking non-bulk material, transporting empty containers to the proper disposal area, and transporting and disposing of waste material in the proper area.

Follows all safety, environmental, and regulatory policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Performs other duties as assigned.


  • No fear of heights
  • Forklift experience
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of use of rulers and tape measures
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented and punctual
  • Possess ability to perform warehouse functions
  • Ability to regularly lift and move 10-70 pounds and roll a drum up to 500 pounds

Vesco Oil Corporation, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and environmentally conscientious supplier, is one of the largest distributors of branded automotive and industrial oil lubricants in the United States.  Vesco also promotes sustainable practices and recycling, including collecting and recycling more than 3,000,000 gallons of used oil annually, collecting and reclaiming nearly 200,000 gallons of used antifreeze each year, processing and recovering over 1,000,000 pounds of steel from used oil filter scrap, and keeping nearly 250,000,000 gallons of hazardous waste out of landfills through collection and reclamation.  

Vesco Oil is a family-owned business founded in 1947 with locations in Southfield, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Mancelona, and Zilwaukee, Michigan; Columbus, Cleveland- Medina, and Wauseon, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  We pride ourselves in our strong safety record, long-term employee retention, ongoing training and development, and internal career growth opportunities.