Chemical Reclamation Equipment Operator Job Description Sample
Maintenance - Acid Reclamation Operator - 2Nd Shift
1100 North Ohio St Salina Kansas 67401-2403 Why Valmont Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe.
We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities.
We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference.
Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD. How you will contribute Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Acid Reclamation Operator A position in the Global Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will monitor galvanizing equipment and fluids to ensure safe and proper galvanizing operation for high quality galvanized products.
Additionally, you will… Adjust flow rates to provide maximum output of iron and zinc sulfate crystals Level and change crystal bags, filters, and perform minor maintenance to galvanizing process tanks Add acid and maintain fluid levels and temperatures in the galvanizing process tanks Assist with loading the crystal trailer when necessary Operate the molten zinc recovery (MZR) machine under the direction of the shift supervisor Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations Maintain a safe and productive working environment What it takes Required Qualifications High School Diploma or GED equivalent The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions The ability to operate a computer effectively The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing Must have a high awareness for safety at all times The ability to stand and/or walk for up to 95% of the time The ability to work with exposure to sulfuric acid Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results Highly qualified candidates will also possess: One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner The ability to recognize hazardous substances and to know basic employee responsibilities for chemical safety All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
This position is responsible for the monitoring and operation of plant process equipment used in the manufacturing process. The incumbent evaluates the unit's operating status and performs troubleshooting of processes and equipment in order to maximize unit reliability and quality production.
The incumbent documents various operating parameters and maintains communication with others inside and outside of their department. The incumbent also monitors maintenance activities and performs minor maintenance. This position receives direction from a production supervisor and support from the process specialist, maintenance and technical personnel.
Candidates for this position must possess a High School diploma or GED. A two year Associates Degree or 2 years' experience in a chemical manufacturing plant, refinery or an industrial environment is preferred.
The candidate must be willing and able to work outside, year round under various weather conditions. The candidate must be capable of climbing (scaffolds, towers, vessels, etc.), lifting up to 50 pounds, working in a confined space and from elevated platforms, and able to wear appropriate protective equipment. The candidate must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts and provide overtime coverage.
The critical competencies for this position are communication, teamwork, problem solving and decision-making, results orientation, initiative, relationship building, and technological orientation. Basic computer skills are also a requirement for this position.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1.Responsible for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment; responsible for carrying out all work activities in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.
2.Performs their duties in adherence with LYB procedures, standards, and specifications.
3.Takes personal leadership role in daily activities, task planning, incident investigations and work performance as they relate to the LYB's key focus areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Reliability, and Cost of operation.
4.Responsible for gaining and maintaining process knowledge of the unit and process changes to the unit, to enable effective operation and detection of unusual process conditions; uses knowledge to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
5.Responsible for taking ownership of the unit to ensure production rates and right-first-time results are maximized and to ensure the unit is maintained in proper operating condition.
6.Responsible for taking readings, utilizing plant data/control systems and observing process conditions on a continual basis to maintain good control of the unit.
7.Provides accurate and timely communication to co-workers, and works with other functions to improve individual and unit performance. Provides ideas, raises concerns, and promotes an environment in which everyone is treated with respect.
8.Responsible for performing minor maintenance on equipment and enters SAP work notifications on equipment in need of maintenance.
9.Responsible for placing systems in a safe condition for maintenance work, supporting maintenance activities and communicating status to the shift supervisor and coworkers.
10. Expected to serve and participate on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development and special groups designed to improve the work place environment.
11. Participate in the training and skill development of other operations technicians.
12. Engage in frequent developmental dialog with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development.
Must join Emergency Response Team
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500.
LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.
Requisition ID: 2736
Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company's two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.
Operate equipment such as mixers, crystallizers, pumps, dryers, centrifuges, ball mills, filters, cranes, heat exchangers, packaging equipment, calciners, boilers, kilns and other plant equipment.
Responsible for the proper operation of the processes.
Perform work routine in nature, other than installation of new equipment or repairs, as required to make and break connections to change the flow of materials or to clean or flush the process piping or hoses, using necessary tools required to accomplish same.
Perform required checks for proper operation of the equipment and processing using necessary instruments, small hand tools, gauges, or laboratory ware.
Operate power trucks if qualified.
Instruct helper as required.
Maintain required records.
Observe safety rules and practices
Mount, dismount and operate a variety of models of power lift equipment such as fork trucks, bobcats, tuggers, etc.
Ascend and descend stairs, vertical ladders and work platforms.
Repetitively move containers of material on and off pallets, conveyors, and material handling equipment such as lifting hoists or drum dumping equipment.
Manually open and close a variety of types and sizes of valves located from near floor level to above the head.
Operate electrical and pneumatic tools such as impact wrenches and drum openers.
Work inside where temperatures exceed 100° f. or outside where temperatures are sub-freezing during winter months.
Wear respirator, self-contained breathing apparatus, air helmet and any other safety equipment required by the specific task being performed.
Read warning signs, hazard labels, operating procedures and log sheets. Hear warning sirens and emergency evacuation alarms.
Perform basic mathematical functions and understand units of measure in both English and metric system.
Must be able to operate all equipment such as mixers, calciners, heat exchangers, etc. as required to complete chemical processes.
Must be able to observe safety rules and practices and wear all safety-related equipment required by the specific task being performed.
Must be able to work any shift with overtime and in normal to extreme environmental conditions.
Must be able to acquire sufficient skill and knowledge of the chemical processes in order to conduct operations and processes with limited supervision.
High school diploma (or GED) required and at least 1 to 2 years manufacturing experience in a similar industry OR Associate degree in Engineering Technology with a concentration in Chemical, Nuclear or Process Controls with a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0.
Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.
EOE Statement: W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.
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Chemical Operator Assistant
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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 109247
Chemical Operator Assistant
Location: United States : Mapleton, IL
Function: Production & Technology
Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)
Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation
Business Line: BL not assigned
What we offer
You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.
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Environmental, Health, Safety, Quality (EHSQ) Compliance.
Process/equipment and areas of operating responsibility
Completes building equipment safety inspections.
Monitors and coordinates building waste recovery and disposal activities.
Inventories and orders designated building supplies.
High school education or equivalent; vocational training or job-related course work preferred.
Relevant work experience preferably in an industrial chemical plant.
Ability to understand and be able to operate a distributed process control system, personal computer and associated software systems.
Ability to manage time and determine priorities in order to meet daily plant requirements.
Ability to understand and carry out routine verbal and written instructions.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.
VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 109247
Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.
Chemical Operator I (3Rd Shift) - Milford, DE (59284)
Dentsply Sirona is the world's largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. As The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, Dentsply Sirona's products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sirona's global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company's shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is location in the heart of Southern Delaware; located just 25 miles north of Rehoboth Beach and only 20 miles south of the state's capital, Dover. Also, we are centrally located east and south of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC. Whether standing at a scenic point along the downtown River walk, or spending the day at one of Delaware's beautiful beaches, know that underneath the calm tranquility is the energy of a community on the move!
Bringing out the best in people
As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we're looking for the best to join us.
Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:
Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.
Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.
Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.
Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.
Chemcial Operator I (3rd shift)
Responsible for closely following batch formulas used in the production of a variety of products. Responsibilities include: properly setting up equipment, weighing out various liquid and powder raw materials (may include converting US weights to METRIC weights), loading mixing equipment with liquids and powders, monitoring process controls and making adjustments and minor repairs to machines as necessary.
Monitors process and/or loading, unloading, cleaning or setting up of equipment.
Processes work orders on time and efficiently according to set standards.
Weighs raw materials, final products, etc.
Uses statistical process control, including automated data acquisition devices, to monitor quality.
Maintains cleanliness of equipment and work area. Participates in department 5S program.
Counts and records production units and labor hours.
Meet and exceed all quality standards set forth for the department and division. Accurately and neatly documents all quality documents.
Other duties as assigned
- High school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED) required
- 6 months production experience
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standard operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, metric measurement and decimals. Ability to use a calculator, convert weights from US standards to METRIC standards and use of Statistical Processes is required.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Associate may be cross-trained to perform other duties within the department as needed.
Required to participate in various EHS programs.
Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.
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Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I/Ii - Water Reclamation
The current vacancies are located at the Northwest and Greenfield Water Reclamation Plants.
The first review of applications will be Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I ($36,768.96 – $51,771.20 annually)
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I is a one-year assignment where incumbents function as a trainee and are responsible for learning how to and begin to maintain the City of Mesa's water reclamation. An employee in this class accompanies and observes a lead person, thus performing daily activities and assisting in performing entry-level work.
As the incumbent demonstrates the ability to perform the full-range of the proposed Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I duties, the complexity and difficulty of assignments will increase. During this one-year assignment the incumbent must meet requirements and expectations outlined in the criteria-based promotion document. In addition, the incumbent must complete these requirements and proceed to the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II classification within the one-year time frame. This class performs related duties as required.
Incumbents may be assigned to either the Southeast, Northwest, or Greenfield Water Reclamation Plants. Entry-level work will consist of plant maintenance work.
Some examples of duties learned and performed include: installing, maintaining, and repairing equipment and facilities including, but not limited to: bar screens, compactors, degritters, mixers, pumps, compressors, pipes, blowers, odor control devices, centrifuges, ultraviolet (UV) equipment, chemical metering pumps, sludge hoppers, conveyor systems, boilers, biogas systems, waste gas flares, valves, gear boxes and tanks. Incumbents also learn the basics of plant operations involving primary treatment, secondary treatment, activated sludge processes, filtration, disinfection, sludge dewatering and digestion.
This class is provided guidance by either the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II, Water Resources Maintenance Specialist III or Water Resources Plant Supervisor. On-site observation of work in progress, finished projects, and meetings to discuss strategy and other challenges while performing routine duties.
An employee in this class is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures in performing assignments. Job hazards may include a variety of weather conditions, ferrous chloride, raw sewage, toxic chemicals, high-voltage lines, and confined spaces. This class may be subject to emergency call-out, stand-by and must be willing to work overtime as required.
Employees in this class may progress to the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II class by noncompetitive, criteria-based promotion after successful completion of required coursework, on-the-job training, and achievement of satisfactory performance appraisals. This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II ($42,575.64 – $59,945.60 annually)
The Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II is responsible for performing specialized, journey-level work that involves installing, maintaining, and repairing water reclamation equipment. An employee in this class accompanies and observes a lead person, the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist III, performing daily activities and assisting in performing treatment plant maintenance activities. Assigned tasks increase in scope and difficulty as the incumbent demonstrates the ability to perform the full-range of duties respective of the journey-level Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II class.
Incumbents may be assigned to the Southeast, Northwest, or Greenfield Plants. Some examples of duties required and performed include: installing, maintaining, and repairing bar screens, compactors, degritters, mixers, blowers, odor control devices, centrifuges, conveyor systems, ultraviolet (UV) equipment, chemical metering pumps, filtration equipment, sludge hoppers, boilers, biogas systems, and waste gas flares.
Although the primary responsibilities of this position are maintenance related, the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II may also be responsible for performing operational duties at the reclamation plant under the supervision of the Water Reclamation Supervisor (Operations). Duties include analyzing trends and data, monitoring equipment, optimizing plant processes, collecting, and analyzing process samples and making data entry. This class performs related duties as required.
This class is provided lead direction by the Water Resources Maintenance Specialist III with supervisory responsibility provided by the Water Resources Plant Supervisor or Water Reclamation Supervisor. Job performance is monitored and evaluated by the on-site observation of work in progress, finished projects, and meetings to discuss strategy and other challenges while performing routine duties.
Job hazards may include frequent exposure to a variety of weather conditions, chlorine gas, fluoride, ferrous chloride, raw sewage, and/or toxic chemicals, exposure to bleach, caustic, rotating equipment, biogas, noise, low oxygen, explosive environments and high-voltage lines, and equipment. An employee in this class is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures in performing assignments. This class may be subject to emergency call-out and must be willing to work overtime and scheduled stand-by as required.
Employees may progress to this class by noncompetitive promotion upon meeting the required coursework, on-the-job training, acquisition of required certification, and achievement of satisfactory performance appraisals. This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Qualifications & Requirements
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED. One year of experience performing water or wastewater plant equipment maintenance, water supply system equipment maintenance, mechanical and/or manufacturing equipment maintenance.
Special Requirements. Must obtain forklift operator certification within six months of hire.
Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date. Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification. The incumbent must also obtain a 40-hour HazWoper Certification as per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and must attend an eight-hour HazWoper refresher course annually to maintain certification.
Substance Abuse Testing. Due to safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment/pre-placement and random alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures. Certain positions within this class are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 (by assignment).
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Grade I (or higher) Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) or equivalent certification from another state through reciprocity with Arizona by application date. Minimum 6 months of successful performance in the City of Mesa Water Resources Department Intern program, and familiarity with City of Mesa treatment facilities.
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED. Considerable (3 - 5 years) work experience in performing journey-level repair or maintenance of pumps, water treatment or wastewater equipment, or other mechanical or manufacturing equipment maintenance.
Special Requirements. Must obtain forklift operator certification within six months of hire.
Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date. Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with CFR 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification. This class shall be responsible for acquiring a minimum of 30 professional development hours (PDHs) every three years to maintain their ADEQ certification. The incumbent must also obtain a 40-hour HazWoper Certification as per the OSHA, and must attend an eight-hour HazWoper refresher course annually to maintain certification.
Must possess a Grade I (or higher) Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification from the ADEQ or equivalent certification from another state through reciprocity with Arizona by application date. Certification through reciprocity must be obtained within 3 months of hire or promotion.
Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures. Certain positions within this class are subject to DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 (by assignment).
Link to Job Description
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist I: http://apps.mesaaz.gov/jobdescriptions/Documents/JobDescriptions/cs4003.pdf
Water Resources Maintenance Specialist II: http://apps.mesaaz.gov/JobDescriptions/Documents/JobDescriptions/cs4303.pdf
Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?
Are you always solving?
Then we'd like to meet you and bet you'd like to meet us.
Ashland LLC has an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Operator to join our Industrial Specialties group at our Parlin, NJ plant. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Plant Operations function. This position will report to the EH&S Supervisor.
As a Chemical Manufacturing Operator, the candidate must possess the ability and initiative to learn to perform safely, efficiently, and accurately specific duties related to the operating a chemical manufacturing plant. Candidates must be able to work shifts with limited supervision in a team environment.
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
High school graduate minimum
Required to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime when necessary
Two years of Industrial experience is required, chemical manufacturing preferred
Standard starting pay with medical benefits and 401K retirement matching
Applicant chosen must be able to pass physical requirements of the job
Demonstrated good troubleshooting and communication skills (written & verbal)
Experience with DCS or other computer control systems
Able to work in a unionized facility
Must be authorized to work in the United States
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7285 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.
NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier, global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,500 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Our people are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications. Visit ashland.com to learn more.
Ashland. always solving™
We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what's possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.
Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.
The Ashland Way
Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.
Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.
Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what's possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.
Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we're a part of, and planet we share.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Chemical Process Operator
The Union Carbide Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, has an opportunity for a Chemical Process Operator at our South Charleston, West Virginia, Oxide Adducts plant.
This job is responsible for operating equipment in an automated manufacturing environment where chemicals are being produced. Our Operators utilize chemical manufacturing knowledge and experience to operate and troubleshoot the plant in a safe and efficient manner. Employee engagement and commitment to Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) improvements is critical to the success of the site.
Utilize chemical manufacturing knowledge and experience to operate and troubleshoot technical equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Respond to system messages.
Perform minor maintenance tasks as required to keep processes operating.
Understand the key process variables which impact product quality and consistency and understand how to control and troubleshoot them.
Participate in all safety programs and required training; demonstrate behaviors with a clear safety focus for all employees and the community; engage in all plant initiatives, identify near miss incidents.
Serve on emergency/fire squad.
Ensure compliance with all procedures, whether standard operating or safety aligned.
Operate with an owner's mindset.
Develop a culture of empowerment- meaning working within the boundaries' established through the work processes and technology that we operate at the site.
History of education or work activity that demonstrates an interest in chemistry, automation, and production methods.
Must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment where individuals often set priorities and complete work activities with minimal supervision.
Strong written and oral communication skills and attention to detail.
Mechanically adept and able to apply fundamentals of physical chemistry to properly operate, maintain and improve the performance of the equipment within their area of responsibility.
Basic computer knowledge.
Willing and able to work 12 hour, rotating shifts.
Strong work ethic.
Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.
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.
Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:
Lift, push, and pull up to 55 lbs.
Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting
Stand 50% of the time.
Walk for extended periods of time
Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders.
Work in tight and closed in spaces.
Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator.
Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. In order to qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less.
Industrial work experience in chemical or manufacturing industry.
Experience operating Fork Lift, or other powered equipment.
An Associate degree of Applied Science in Process Technology degree (PTECH) or science related field (Biology, Chemistry, etc.).
4 or more years of military experience/training in a related technical field.
Proficient using Microsoft applications.
- High School diploma or equivalent is required.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
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
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity 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, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
Chemical Plant Operator (5569-292)
We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.
Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.
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Are you looking for a position where you can grow and develop to higher levels by working hard, dedication to superior performance, improving and enhancing your skills? We have 1 new entry level chemical operator position available.
We are looking for candidates who can excel in these roles and eventually move to the supervisor ranks or other opportunities throughout the plant. If you need to supplement your college education cost we provide a generous education reimbursement program.
This entry-level position is a general chemical plant operator. The operator is responsible for the operation of the equipment and materials to process a liquid chemical for use in fragrance manufacturing.
The facility is an outdoor facility and requires work during all-weather conditions. Tasks to include: Equipment Operation (includes Line-ups/Transfers, Tank Readings, Monitoring of Equipment, Cleaning of Equipment and other tasks assigned to operate the equipment); Wastewater Management; Product Sampling; Truck/Railcar Loading and Unloading; Safety and Housekeeping Details; Use of computerized equipment, Data Entry, etc.
Wages/Benefits/Hours of Work: The starting wage at the training rate is $18.84 / hour with a training program which we estimate to take approximately 2 - 3 years.
Wages are increased as you move through the cycle with the current maximum hourly rate of $22.48. The plant operates on a 24 / 7 basis with 12-hour rotating shifts from days to nights. Employees work 2 weeks on day shift and then move to 2 weeks on night shift.
Every employee works a 3 day weekend from Friday thru Sunday every other weekend. Employees work 3 shifts (36 hours) one week and 4 shifts (48 hours) the following week. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. Vacation and a generous 401k is also available.
Education: High School Graduate or GED required as a minimum. Associates Degree is a plus.
Math skills are essential in the function of this position including multiplication and division.
Proven ability to multi-task, good communication and teamwork skills with peers and supervisors, ability to operate safely in chemical manufacturing facility.
Physical Demands: The position requires that employees must be able to wear a respirator as well as lift, carry, pull and push equipment, materials and other required items up to 50 pounds.
Predominantly the position requires standing / walking for up to 9 hours per shift. Position requires the ability to climb multiple types of ladders including pole ladders and step ladders/stairs. Climbing heights of 12 - 90 feet is required. In addition vision (including color vision), hearing and smelling are essential functions of the position.
Prefer: High School or college courses in chemistry.
Requirements for Applicants with no college
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing plant
Minimum of 2 years' experience in the operation of moving equipment such as forklifts, tote and tank wagons, etc.
Prefer minimum of 2 years' experience in an industrial scale chemical plant
Requirements for Applicants with Associates Degree or are currently attending college
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
Prefer minimum of 1 year experience in an industrial scale chemical plant
Chemical Operator (Spartanburg, South Carolina, US, 29307)
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Make and package batch chemicals for lubricant and personal care industry.
Load/unload bulk chemical trucks.
Read, understand and follow batch sheets and SOP's.
Communicate information to/from team members during the shift and at the beginning and end of each shift.
Work safely and follow safety policies.
Write work orders for repairs or suggested improvements.
Help supervision/management troubleshoot process problems.
Enter production data into computer system (SAP)
Complete shift log and other check sheets requested by supervisor.
Participate in on-the-job training program as trainer and trainee.
Qualifications - External
Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special
Five (5) years manufacturing experience.
Good interpersonal skills.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to perform math necessary to scale batches and convert inches in a tank to pounds of material to gallons of
material. Can understand and use percentages and fractions.
Ability to troubleshoot equipment and solve technical problems.
Ability to learn and use SAP, Microsoft Excel and Word.
Capable of climbing stairs.
Must be able to lift and dump 50 lb bags into reactor opening.
Must be able to wear all required PPE including occasional use of full face respirator.
Must be willing to work rotating shifts.
Lift 55 lbs up to 20 times per shift
Fine Manipulation of hands/fingers
Repetitive use of hands/arms
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Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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