Distillation Operator Job Description Sample
Distillation Operator 1
Founded in 1853, we are more than the world's leading provider of environmental solutions…
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes.
Veolia North America has an immediate need and exciting opportunity for a
Distillation Operator 1:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Run distillation units by connecting feed, product, and sludge tanks and apply proper amount of heat from boilers and maintain operating hourly logs to insure that unit is operating at peak efficiency
Charge and discharge pot stills with appropriate gallon amounts of liquid to run product to specifications.
Perform compatibility testing on a variety of hazardous materials to be mixed forrecovery to insure that mixtures are in compliance with recoveryspecifications.
Analyze process samples for water, solid, pH, specific gravity and chemical composition to properly and effectively meet specifications for all aspect of the distillation process including recovery,fuels blending and tank management.
Retrieve clean tank recovery samples and route to laboratory along with appropriate paper work to ascertain quality of recovery.
Load, unload, and sample bulk tankers and/or drums to ascertain accuracy of hazardous materials contents prior to applying the recovery process.
Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to insure optimum efficiency and effectiveness to completion of project(s) in a timely manner.
Non-Essential Duties and
Other duties as assigned including, but are not limited to, housekeeping, non-process related maintenance, yard tanker and van trailer driving, Lab Tech analysis,fuels blending, incineration blending and all other TSDF related tasks not related to distillation processing.
HighSchool diploma or General Educational Development (GED) preferred
Prior work experience in the hazardous waste/related industry preferred
Knowledge, Skillsand Ability:
Strong team player
Excellent interpersonal andcommunication skills
Time management: the ability to organizeand manage multiple deadlines
Distillation Operator - Operations
Candidates must be willing to train on 1st shift and then be assigned to work on either 2nd or 3rd shift depending on company needs.
Under general supervision, perform the duties required for the distillation process according to Firmenich’s safety, quality, housekeeping, service (punctuality) and cost standards.
Responsibilities: Responsible for the operation and monitoring of all Distillation equipment.
This includes all associated tanks, pumps, and filtration equipment.
Responsible for start-up, monitoring and shutdown of Distillation utilities; cooling towers, glycol chillers, vacuum pump, air compressor, and computer control systems.
Responsible for transferring product to and from Distillation area and associated tank farms.
Proficient in the operation of Gas Chromatograph to monitor processes and evaluate product.
Maintains appropriate records, process orders, and log books of all work functions performed.
Labels, stores and performs inventory transfers of intermediate and finished products produced utilizing SAP.
Correctly complete written batch records, written shift change instructions.
Responsible for maintaining good GMP’s and housekeeping.
Assist in the maintenance of required GMP and safety logs.
Follow all safety policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as required.
Profile: High School Diploma or equivalent.
3-5 years experience in distillation and extraction processes.
Knowledgeable in the operation of Distillation columns, process control systems (Delta V), lab analysis.
Ability to work with flammable liquids and work in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food Safety and other internal safety guidelines Aptitude for mechanical work.
Work within a team environment where workplace respect is vital.
Environment & Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Exposure to: moderate noise level, out-side and inside work, high/low temperatures, high humidity, hazardous materials and solvent fumes.
Must be able to work in and walk through production areas.
Must be able to work indoor and outdoor.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Proper PPE must be maintained.
Work near moving mechanical or pneumatic equipment or parts.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
R&D Technician - Distillation
For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make steel cheaper, hydrocarbons more accessible, chemical plants safer and more efficient, and health care more effective and more widely available– in short, to supply more goods and services to more people around the world.
Praxair is a Fortune 300 company with products and technology that impact more than 20 different industries. We're one of the world's largest industrial gases businesses, and you see our work every day, often without realizing it.
POSITION QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:
In this role you will design, fabricate, set up and operate complex test equipment for the purpose of improving distillation packing, tray, and column internal designs with the aim of reducing capital and operating costs of air separation plants. You will also participate in team efforts to measure the performance of operating equipment in the field and troubleshoot and repair equipment when it is found to underperform.
The candidate should have a broad knowledge of a range of equipment, tools, and techniques for fabrication, setup, and operation of experimental equipment. The candidate should also be practical and results oriented, demonstrating an ability to achieve results with minimal supervision. Proficiency with sampling techniques and use of gas composition analyzers is preferred.
Design, fabricate, set up and operate complex test equipment for evaluating distillation packing, trays, and column internals
Analyze, interpret, and reduce data.
Perform calculations and prepare reports and other documentation related to pilot scale experiments
Write SOP's and lead safety reviews
Conduct field column testing and provide analytic support
(Salary and job level commensurate with experience.)
Associates degree in Technology or equivalent experience in a research and development environment
5 years of relevant hands-on technology experience
Basic computer skills including MS Office
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time (domestic and international)
Self-starter with a focus on safety and quality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10 years of relevant hands-on technology experience
Proficiency with sampling techniques and use of gas composition analyzers
Experience with cryogenic equipment and systems, in particular cryogenic distillation packing and/or trays
Senior Director Winemaking, Distillation & Specialty Products
Creating best in class wine is what drives you. You are passionate about developing people and producing exceptional wines, from grape to bottle. As the Winemaking Director, you will oversee the development and organization of a winemaking team. In collaboration with Operations and Grower Relations, your team will achieve quality, style and cost objectives that support the ongoing growth and success of Constellation Brands.
Provide leadership in directing wine production, from grape to bottle, to achieve quality, style and cost objectives for the brand(s).
Develop long term winemaking strategy that includes grape and bulk supply sourcing as well as equipment and technology needed to achieve the goal.
Develop and execute Operating budget as well as CAPEX budget to ensure financial targets are achieved for the brand.
Motivate and lead team to ensure accountability for job responsibilities. Establish goals and provide organizational perspective to the team. Identify potential successors.
Partner with various departments (Grower Relations, Cellar, Bottling, Quality, etc.) to craft wines targeting desired sensory profiles, as well as meeting financial goals, and ensuring production deadlines are met.
Participate in Constellation Brands events, initiatives, projects and meetings.
Collaborate with Sales and Marketing on strategic decisions related to the brand.
Serve as a spokesperson to the trade; work with Marketing and Public Relations to support the technical side of their work.
Ensure compliance to state and federal regulations regarding alcohol beverage compliance including all TTB regulations
Support safety initiatives and enforce safety rules and regulations to build a culture of safety.
B.S. in Food Science, (micro) Biology or Chemistry or similar degree
10+ years winemaking experience and 8+ years of management experience
Good organizational, supervisory and communication skills
Deep understanding of major aspects of winemaking, laboratory procedures, bottling and production work flow
Clear commitment to high quality and attention to details. Well-developed wine tasting skills
Ability to work harmoniously as a team with co-workers and perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company's value of exhibiting the highest quality standards in all endeavors
Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal government regulations, specifically TTB and state regulations on alcoholic beverage production, distribution and packaging
Effective communicator, both verbal and written
Required availability for occasional overnight and/or weekend travel and/or functions
As required, be on call 24/7 as it relates to emergencies and wine quality issues
Large scale winery operations experience
Education or experience in viticulture is desirable
Advanced skills in MS Suite, specifically in Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
Domestic travel up to 5 weeks per year.
Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Busy Office Environment
Works in warm/cold climates
Works in high places
Works on wet surfaces
Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
Must be able to move up to 55 lbs.
Primary office environment may be production/cellar
- Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive a car and
travel via plan/train as needed
Viticulture & Winemaking
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).
Adjunct Instructor, Brewing, Distillation And Fermentation (Continuous Posting)
Contribute to the Hospitality Education Division by successfully demonstrating knowledge and skill required to instruct and supervise curriculum students in the field of Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation production. Monitor brewing facilities and equipment usage for beverage production classes and labs.
Strive to promote the safety, health and comfort of students, employees and guests of the college. Assume the initiative for carrying out the mission and vision of A-B Tech and the goals of the Hospitality Education Division.
Operations Technician - Distillation
Versum Materials (NYSE: VSM) (versummaterials.com) is a best-in-class electronic materials company providing high-purity chemicals and gases, delivery systems, services and materials expertise to meet the evolving needs of the global semiconductor, display and LED markets. Derived from the Latin word for "toward," the name "Versum" communicates the company's deep commitment to helping customers move toward the future by collaborating, innovating and creating cutting-edge solutions.
A global leader in technology, quality, safety and reliability, Versum is one of the world's largest suppliers of next generation CMP slurries, ultra-thin dielectric and metal film precursors, formulated cleans and etching products, and delivery equipment that has revolutionized the semiconductor industry. Versum Materials operated for more than three decades as a division of Air Products.
An independent company since October 2016, Versum has annual sales of about US$1.1 billion, 2,200 employees and 14 major facilities in Asia and in North America. It is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, United States.
Versum Materials is seeking an Operations Technician - Distillation for the night shift.
The position of Distillation Technician requires the ability to understand and operate chemical distillation and sublimation systems for the manufacture and packaging of chemical products. The ability to identify when these systems are malfunctioning and then know how to troubleshoot them is critical.
Personnel in this position will possess a thorough knowledge of the manufacturing process, adeptness to respond to emergency situations in an appropriate manner, provide leadership, and serve as a positive role model for junior employees. A Distillation Technician must also provide input for Hazard Reviews, system engineering, and other projects. Because few individuals will be qualified to function in this capacity, personnel in this position must be on-call according to business needs or vacation and sick days for other operators.
Personnel in this position must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively in a strong team-oriented environment, and to provide training as well as coordinate the work of others.
In addition, the position requires basic understanding of the chemical properties being produced and packaged as well as measures used to prevent exposure, contamination, or release to ensure a safe work environment.
A focus on quality, and safety and attention-to-detail is a strong must.
1.High school diploma or equivalent. General industry experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. (Equivalent education or military experience may be substituted for industry experience)
2.Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets
3.Ability to wear full face air-purifying respirator and other PPE
4.Ability to lift 50 pounds and perform other physical tasks required by the job
5.Good comprehension of chemical properties and associated management techniques
6.Excellent interpersonal skills
7.Emergency response training (when training become available)
8.Excellent written and verbal communication skills
9.Demonstrate a high degree of safe work performance
10.Be proficient/computer literate on computer desktop operations (i.e. word documentation, spreadsheets, graph abilities, etc.)
11.Good Knowledge of SAP Required
12.Must be able to set priorities appropriately and timely
13.Good troubleshooting skills
14.Must be able to read a system P&ID and/or drawing
15.Must understand basic analytical calculations
1.Understands and operate multiple chemical distillation and sublimation systems all at once
- Atmospheric Distillation, Vacuum Distillation, PLC based systems
2.Perform Critical Process Hazard Review
3.Participate / assist in the repair of a system
4.Required to make critical decisions daily about process concerns without management involvement
5.Participate in Staple Ops Dent Collection and Review process
6.Required Safe Work Permit Issuer and Receiver
7.Work instruction review and updating
8.Take system log readings and process tracking of critical parameters
9.Utilize a computer to input and retrieve data
10.Perform quality inspections
11.Package chemicals into quartz or stainless steel vessels
12.Operate a forklift and pallet jack (electric and manual)
13.General Housekeeping duties
14.Assist with inorganic and organic chemical consolidation
15.Consolidation of hazardous waste
16.Make computer entries to document all stages of customer returned items
17.Understand and have knowledge of inventory control and cycle counting
18.Participate in the process for entering, collecting and reviewing safety and quality data
19.Required to cross train in other work areas as assigned
This is a night shift only position. If you cannot work night shift, please do not apply for this position.
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative PRN
Medical City McKinney
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative
PBX Operator / Communications Operator / Telephone Operator / Call Center Representative / Receptionist / Customer Service Representative processes calls and pages. The Operator takes an active role in communication for emergency codes, conditions, and drills. The Operator also monitors security alarms.
High school diploma/GED preferred
PBX experience preferred
Minimum of two years of heavy multiline phone experience is required
Supervising Operator - Oil Refinery
Saudi Aramco's Domestic Refining and NGL Fractionation team is seeking a large number of experienced Supervising Operator to work in the Jazan Refinery. The refinery will have the capacity to process 400,000 BPD of Arabian Heavy and Arabian Medium crude oils to produce gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, benzene, and paraxylene. This is an expatriate opportunity located in Saudi Arabia. Minimum Requirements As the successful candidate you will have:
High school diploma.
Total of fifteen (15) years of experience, including a minimum of eleven (11) years of relevant operating and supervisory experience.
Experience working in the following units: Hydrocracker (HCK), Crude/Vacuum Distillation Unit (CDU/VDU), Diesel Hydrotreater (DHT), Naphtha Hydroeater (NHT), Reformer/Continuous Catalyst Regeneration (CCR), Aromatics Complex, Isomerization Unit (ISOM), Sulphur Recover Unit (SRU), Tail Gas Treatment (TGT), Gasification (GSU), IGCC SRU, IGCC Utilities, Refinery Utilities, Tank Farm.
Knowledge of plant layout and the applicable operations.
Flexibility to rotate and direct operations in other plants of similar complexity.
Experience in operations, including as an outside operator, console operator, and supervising operators in a refinery environment.
Experience in emergency response plans and must be able to serve as the incident commander.
Experience working with various control system (Honeywell preferred).
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to communicate fluently in English. Duties & Responsibilities You will be required to perform the following:
Understand the Plant process and equipment and any other related plants interconnections, and know how to do the line service switching by means of interconnections piping and valves.
Monitor product quality and make recommendations and/or adjustments to maintain product quality, yields and production rates.
Work as a Control Man or Operator of the plant, if required.
Mentor, coach and develop junior operators.
Process unit's turnaround activities from scope development to execution.
Work jointly with others and be a key team player in problem solving, communication, work planning and organizing.
Coordinate with other plants to solve and satisfy any joint efforts.
Write progress reports on different operational assignments regularly.
Understand the complexity of the control systems of the processing unit.
Identify operational hazards and resolve them as necessary.
Troubleshoot problems and provide reasonable resolutions.
Undertake assignments in other plants when needed.
Work as a maintenance coordinator and provide support to the plant foreman.
Understand the potential hazards in the unit and to participate in HAZOP study.
Act as operation representative to resolve operation requirement with maintenance.
Keep all relevant operating procedure updated. About Us Saudi Arabia's vast hydrocarbon resources will see Saudi Aramco become the world's leading integrated energy and chemical company by 2020. Our Chemicals business is a critical, high-profile new enterprise for us and requires committed people with insight, experience and technical expertise.
We can offer professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties a solid, secure future – not to mention extensive international exposure and the opportunity to see your ideas become reality. Work at the forefront of the industry and see how your career evolves with invested time and effort. It's a chance to make a huge impact both on the local economy and on a global scale. Auto req ID 14618BR
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In this role a Chemical Operator will prepare batches and monitor reactions as outlined in Manufacturing Procedures. A Chemical Operator is expected to progress from the initial Chemical Operator level of Chemical Helper Trainee to the highest level of Chemical Operator B. Operator progression will be dependent on procedural training, hands on training and field validation training.
Preparing final product blends
Package finished goods in confirmation to plant quality standards
Running distillation reactions
Running high temperature reactions
Shipping and receiving of packaged and bulk materials
Conduction equipment set up and change overs
HAZMAT Technician training
Complete annual training as outlined in plants' Training Matrix
Uphold and advance HSE policies and standards
Other various duties associated with chemical manufacturing
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Good interpersonal skills
Lifting 50 to 55 pounds routinely
Willing to work 12 hour rotating shifts
Willing to work holidays and weekends
Standing for sustained periods
Team oriented attitude
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task and react to changing priorities
Must pass drug tests, background check and physical exam
Entry level (0 to 2 years)
Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operation, commodity marketing and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann's Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers.
Location: Ord, NE
This position requires accurate and accountable performance of all necessary duties to ensure safe and efficient operations in the fermentation and distillation areas of the facility. This position works under the immediate supervision of the Operations Manager and functionally reports to the Team Leader at the location.
Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
Learn all facets of the ethanol process including: cook, distillation, evaporation, dryers, thermo oxidizer, centrifuges, grain system, and water treatment.
Learn and operate DCS (computer control system) for the plant.
Follow Standard Operating Procedures for plant start-up, shut down, cleaning and batching.
Stay within operating parameters set by Plant/Production Manager and notify management of any production problems.
Keep accurate and timely logs.
Collect samples and do the necessary tests to ensure consistent and quality product and record results.
Monitor and make adjustments on the (DCS) computer according to the results of the samples and to keep within parameters and record changes.
Keep facility, control room, and break room clean including mopping and hosing down plant floors – tour ready conditions.
Keep operators, coming on shift, briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift.
Work closely with maintenance and inform them of any mechanical problems.
Communicate with the Laboratory and learn testing procedures including but not limited to yeast counts, microwave analyzer, HPLC, and the GC.
Responsible for notifying Production/ Plant Manager of any production problems.
Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Plant Manager/Production Manager.
Help out in other areas as needed.
12 hour shift work including a three day weekend every other week. Day and Night positions available.
Available occasionally for call in work and overtime.
Participate in safety programs and ongoing training sessions.
Required to follow all safety procedures.
•High school diploma or equivalent required •Requires a valid driver's license. •Be able to operate utility vehicle. •Must be hard working and self-motivated •Detail-oriented; proficiency for accuracy; dependable; positive attitude; team player. •Ability to multi-task and take ownership of assigned projects. •Good communication skills, both written and verbal. •No experience necessary. •Experience in industrial production plants helpful. Work Environment/Physical Demands: •Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps, lift up to 60 lbs, and work at heights. •While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. •The employee is regularly exposed to dusty conditions. •The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environments. •The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions. •The employee will regularly be exposed to chemicals used in the process. Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay; a generous benefit package; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; a retirement savings plan; flexible spending accounts; uniforms with cleaning service, and more. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment. Equal Opportunity Employer To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned.
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