Chemical Operator

Twinsburg, Ohio, United States of America
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Full Time
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Job Description


Safely operates, regulates, and monitors continuous chemical process and auxiliary equipment to produce brominated powdered activated carbon (PAC) products under supervision of the Lead Operator or Site Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate good aptitude for safe work practices, understanding the operation of process units and process variables, basic maintenance and material handling skills.
  • Receive general work instructions orally, from emails, dashboards, data files and/or from log sheets.
  • Monitors gauges and recording instruments and adjusts controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, concentration of solutions and flow of chemicals through the process systems for prescribed reaction within critical limits, according to log sheets and based on prior experience with equipment/process.
  • Transfers materials from finished product silos to dry bulk trailers.
  • Assists in unloading and sampling raw materials, minor maintenance, warehouse management and general cleanup work.
  • Awareness and support of the Quality and Health, Safety, Security, Environmental (HSSE) management system requirements.
  • Ability to be trained in HAZWOPER emergency response – Operator level and pass annual HAZWOPER physical including respirator fit testing.
  • Ability to be CPR/First Aid trained annually – Company provided.

Education and Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be able to work any shift and overtime as required.
  • Demonstrated safe work practices including the usage of PPE.
  • Physical requirements:  Lifting up to 50 lbs., frequent walking, bending, stooping, balancing, ascending, and descending ladders, operating various mobile equipment, pulling, crouching, twisting, and reaching.  Requires handling tools and equipment necessary to perform above listed tasks.
  • Pass HAZWOPER physicals and annual respirator fit testing; ability to participate on site’s Emergency Response Team.
  • Able to work in confined spaces, high places and wear required PPE, when necessary.
  • Preferred knowledge of manufacturing processes and related equipment operations, including general mechanical operation.
  • Preferred knowledge of computers / control system.
  • Tow Motor certified (ability to become – Training provided by Site)

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