Distillation Operator Job Description Sample
Distillation Operator / Lab Technician
This position is located in Junction, Texas. 1. Place in the Organization.
Reports to The Distillation Operations Manager. 2. General Objectives of the Function. a. Operates the distillation equipment used in the production of refined essential oils. b.
Supports the laboratory via sampling and data entry. c. Serves in a support capacity throughout the facility as needed. 3. Description of the Function. a.
Responsible for the loading of material. b. Responsible for monitoring the distillation and making adjustments according to instructions. c. Responsible for making entries in a production log. d.
Responsible for the filling of drums and pails. e. Responsible for sampling and labeling the various containers. f. Responsible for data entry. g.
Performs other duties as required. 4. Liaisons with Other Departments. a. Must communicate on a frequent basis with members of the facility regarding steam demands. b.
Will communicate with management on the status of production. 5. Authority a. Not applicable 6.
Working Conditions and Special Requirements. a. Manufacturing facility & laboratory b. Dusty (due to the production of cedar fiber used in the extraction of the oil). c.
Temperatures range according to the typical weather in Kimble County Texas, while in a covered and well-ventilated structure. d. Some lifting required when rolling empty 55-gallon drums. e. Production floor time is from one-half to two thirds of the time, the balance of the time will be spent engaged in data entry. f.
An ability to stay focused on the distillation process including the reading of gauges and other measurement devices. g. Safety goggles, latex gloves are required (or similar if allergic). A light facemask is occasionally required. Hearing protection is occasional required. h.
Depending on the production schedule overtime will be required. 7. Job Specifications. a. A high school degree is required b.
No previous experience in a distillation plant is required as this is an entry-level position and on-the-job training will be forthcoming. c. Some basic computer skills are required, such as navigating through computer forms, the use of a keyboard and mouse. d. Experience in the use of a forklift is preferred. e.
Some knowledge of MS Excel is preferred. f. Some experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. g. Experience in mechanical, plumbing, or electrical trades is preferred.
Solid Distillation System (Sds) Supervisor
Overview Tradebe is one of the largest global companies in the environmental sector serving various markets including industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil & gas and more. As a global business dedicated to sustainable waste management, we seek the greenest waste solutions possible with a priority on recycling and recovery. We recycle over 60% of the waste we process. Our patented SDS technology offers generators an effective, cost-efficient method for recycling organic solid waste to recover viable products as an alternative to waste disposal. Tradebe’s network of 24 locations throughout the US includes fully permitted TSDFs and regional 10-day service centers positioned throughout the country. We maintain a fully permitted transportation fleet operating throughout this network to service our clients’ diverse transport requirements. For eligible employees we offer health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid time off, and much more.
Responsibilities The selected candidate will oversee the technical aspects of the SDS
, Distillation Column and Pot Still and assist in the operations of each unit. The individual will monitor the operations and make adjustments to ensure safe and efficient operations; troubleshoot all aspects of the thermal desorption unit; complete hourly data logs and walkthroughs; assign staff and assist in maintenance of the unit; review operations and make suggestions for improvements; navigate through all computer operations systems as they pertain to SDS unit operations and related tasks; manage start-up/shut down procedures for all aspects of the SDS operation and emergency shutdown procedures for all equipment; participate in confined space entry as well as participate in other plant activities.
Qualifications The selected candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent along with knowledge of start
-up/shut down procedures for all aspects of the SDS operation and knowledge of emergency shutdown procedures for all equipment and working knowledge of confined space entry. A minimum of five years of experience with thermal desorption units is a plus.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. Tradebe promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Job ID: 2018-3321 # Positions: 2 Category: Plant Operations - All Openings
- Location: Company:* Tradebe Treatment and Recycling, LLC
Principal Engineer &Ndash; Distillation Modeling
Overview Aspen Technology is the world's leading supplier of software for optimizing process engineering and manufacturing. Our products are used by tens of thousands of engineers every day to improve the design and operations of their plants and refineries. AspenTech’s customer list (over 1700 companies) includes the world’s leading companies such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Dow Chemicals and BASF. In addition, our products are taught used in engineering curriculum in over 700 Universities around the world. Visit us at. We are looking for a chemical engineer who is interested in developing market-leading process engineering software solutions for the simulation, design, and rating of distillation equipment.
Design, develop, maintain, and support new and existing capabilities for simulation, design, rating of distillation equipment.
Keep current with new and developing technologies as they appear in industry and academia, and assist in determining the feasibility of implementing new technologies.
Provide technical support to product management, product marketing, services, and customer and business support on customer activities.
Work with customers to understand their engineering work processes and workflow requirements.
Collaborate with product managers, product designers and developers to develop detailed product requirements and specifications for innovative process engineering products.
Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering or related fields (PhD preferred).
Six or more years of industrial and/or academic experience in the modeling, design and operation of distillation equipment
Experience with programming of distillation modeling algorithms, including mass-transfer-based methods
Strong background in thermodynamics and numerical methods.
Strong computer programming and software development experience
Experience using software tools for process simulation, design, rating and costing – experience with AspenTech products is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.
English fluency (written and verbal) required. AspenTech is an equal opportunity employer. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Connect With Us! Not ready to apply?for general consideration. Req #9408# of Openings1
Job Posting Categorychemical engineering
Solid Distillation System (Sds) Supervisor
Tradebe Environmental Services, LLCJob ID 2018-3321# Positions 2Location US-IN-East ChicagoCategory Plant Operations - All OpeningsLocation: Company Tradebe Treatment and Recycling, LLCOverviewTradebe is one of the largest global companies in the environmental sector serving various markets including industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas and more.
As a global business dedicated to sustainable waste management, we seek the greenest waste solutions possible with a priority on recycling and recovery. We recycle over 60% of the waste we process. Our patented SDS technology offers generators an effective, cost-efficient method for recycling organic solid waste to recover viable products as an alternative to waste disposal.
Tradebe's network of 24 locations throughout the US includes fully permitted TSDFs and regional 10-day service centers positioned throughout the country. We maintain a fully permitted transportation fleet operating throughout this network to service our clients' diverse transport requirements. For eligible employees we offer health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid time off, and much more.
ResponsibilitiesThe selected candidate will oversee the technical aspects of the SDS, Distillation Column and Pot Still and assist in the operations of each unit. The individual will monitor the operations and make adjustments to ensure safe and efficient operations; troubleshoot all aspects of the thermal desorption unit; complete hourly data logs and walkthroughs; assign staff and assist in maintenance of the unit; review operations and make suggestions for improvements; navigate through all computer operations systems as they pertain to SDS unit operations and related tasks; manage start-up/shut down procedures for all aspects of the SDS operation and emergency shutdown procedures for all equipment; participate in confined space entry as well as participate in other plant activities.QualificationsThe selected candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent along with knowledge of start-up/shut down procedures for all aspects of the SDS operation and knowledge of emergency shutdown procedures for all equipment and working knowledge of confined space entry. A minimum of five years of experience with thermal desorption units is a plus.This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. Tradebe promotes a Drug Free Work Environment.Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/4hg7n3r5qnmw9m3xPI100800573
Process Optimization Engineer - Petrol Distillation & Fractionation
Process Optimization Engineer
Petrol Distillation & Fractionation
Galveston, TX Manufacturer of petrochemical products seeks Principal Process Optimization Engineer to support day to day routine troubleshooting and optimization of issues at client Refinery sites. Duties: Develop and implement Distillation and Fractionation technologies.
Provide troubleshooting and de-bottlenecking assistance. Establish feedstock processing, operational, hardware change, unit performance & conditions monitoring, and similar processes. Visit client facilities to evaluate units, conduct performance tests, troubleshoot, design improved processes, and optimize units.
Assist with capital technology selection and front-end engineering. Supervise turnarounds and power outage inspections. Train
Operator In Training - Columbus, NE
Job Title: Operator In Training - Columbus, NE
For more than a century the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs of a growing world.
Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 33,000 ADM employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 470 crop procurement locations, 285 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 40 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses.
Job Summary Monitors and controls process equipment from the DCS and the field. The operator makes adjustments necessary to insure both the quality and the quantity of the products are within specified limits.
The operator is responsible for proper documentation and communicates important information to the production supervisor. The operator maintains the Master Sanitation Scheduled in assigned area and cleans process spills as they occur.
Essential Job Functions · Monitors all DCS screens on a continual basis, noting all changes or discrepancies in production variables such as temperatures, pressures, flows, tank levels, densities, pH and other process conditions. · Manipulates DCS control board and screens by targeting and making changes to set-points, out-puts, valves, etc. in order to keep various production conditions within specifications limits and parameters. · Analyzes sample results, verifying product quality and adherence to specifications and determines the adjustments needed to correct deviations. · Observes and acknowledges all alarm warnings on the DCS Alarm Screen and determines corrective actions to be taken in the control room or in the field to remedy the situation. · Obtains samples of product at various stages of production process to test for acidity, density, moisture, pH, and other quality parameters using pH meter, hydrometer, centrifuge, and other lab equipment. · Troubleshoots problems by investigating and inspecting all process and machine malfunctions and utilizes mechanical, chemical and other technical expertises to solve and eliminate process related problems. · Works in teams by maintaining good communication and cooperation with other department operators and management in order to achieve efficient production proecesses in all areas. · Communicates with field personnel through the use of radio units in order to ensure efficient coordination of the production process both in and out of the control room. · Works as a member of control room team, operating the DCS and monitoring level readings, system functions and other data displayed on computer screens. · Knows all product specifications and parameters in order to operate all milling, drying and distillation systems for production of a quality product. · Performs Lock-Out/Tag-Out/Try-Out procedures on various valves and machine equipment such as motors, driers and pumps. Adheres to all safety and process requirements. · Provides work direction and training to field personnel for various operational assignments, or when routine operation of equipment is manually required. · Records data and results on Production Parameters charts, Rounds Checklist, log sheets and other related documentation, taking accurate notes on all production figures, times, calculations and other system or operational information. · Manually adjusts machines and valves such as butterfly, gate or ball valves in order to maintain process efficiency and quality production standards. · Locates sources of trouble through multiple observation techniques such as sound, sight, touch and smell.
Shift: Rotating/Swing Job Description (Continued): · Starts machines and adjusts valves according to guidelines as outlined in the department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). · Completes CIP (Cleaning In Place) procedures on various equipment to ensure efficient functioning and quality production. · Transfers product to storage tanks by activating appropriate pumps or conveyers upon reaching desired product consistency. · Handles various chemicals in assorted containers in the manner outlined in the manufacturer’s chemical Material Safety Data Sheet. · Observes field temperature gauges, pressure gauges and flow meters to regulate and maintain required process parameters and/or to verify DCS readings. · Resets or energizes electrical panels located in Motor Control Center Rooms in order to restart production equipment in a safe and timely manner. · Suggests improvements in work methods and procedures by communicating with area leaders, other operators or engineers and discussing recommendations of existing production practices. · Dumps chemicals into mixing tanks and turns valves to admit fluids to prepare solutions for various process-related functions. · Read and interprets Piping and Instrumentation Drawings to determine system or equipment location and lay-out. · Attends respective departmental meetings in order to review and discuss production reports or other department and plant issues. · Documents and reports any concerns or problems with the DCS equipment by writing out a DCS System Change Notice to inform appropriate personnel of specific problem areas and to help ensure timely repairs, adjustments or process updates. · Performs light maintenance on various department machinery such as filters, heat exchangers, valves, pumps and other process equipment. · Informs supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or acts. Additionally reports immediately any accidents, injuries and near misses to supervisor. · Recommends solutions to correct deficiencies or improve work and operational practices. · Participates actively in training. Education/Training · High Diploma or equivalent · Must Successfully complete all ADM Safety Certification requirements · Must pass the Job Keys Operator Assessment Must be able to work rotating shift.
• Able to meet the physical requirements of the position including but not limited to: able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time, squat/kneel, climb stairs/ladders, operate vibrating equipment/power tools/assistive transfer devices, able to grip/grasp/pinch and reach overhead, work in a variety of environmental conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc) This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401(k)/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. This job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen background check and physical if required.
State: NE - Nebraska
Ref ID: #LI-DNP
EEO: Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veterans
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. Duties include:
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 Position
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
Requisition ID:GBU004059 Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.
Asphalt Paver Operator / Screed Operator
The position should have extensive knowledge of paving operations, equipment, quality control measures, and standard procedures. Strong work ethic and willingness to work as a team to efficiently complete jobs to the highest customer satisfaction.
- Perform paver pre-check including all fluid levels per checklist before starting
- Work with screed operator for paver set up and set up automatic controls to ensure straight consistent joints on both sides – It's imperative to create clean lines.
- Maintain production rates and paver speed for highest quality optimizing trucking, rolling and finishing.
- Communicate any issues, concerns or problems to paving foreman throughout the shift.
- Assist paving crew with quality control corrections while mat is still hot and clean up between trucks or during breaks in paving.
- Check all manholes and water valves after paving to ensure they are turned up to proper grade and properly cleaned during that shift
- Post Shift – Clean paver and job, breakdown or stage the machine in designated locations.
- Train and cross train crew members as requested.
- Perform all paving aspects as needed
- Work as a team
- Experience preferred but not mandatory. We will train if needed
- Must be available to work on Saturday and Sundays as well as work overtime during the paving season
- Ability to be self-motivating, dependable, a team player, and perform duties with little supervision.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs and more.
- Must have valid Driver's License and reliable transportation to and from work sites.
Machine Operator - Press Brake Operator
We are seeking a Machine Operator - Press Brake Operator to join our team! You will help oversee operational activities and ensure excellent quality control.
Ability to use tape measurer, calipers, micrometers for precise measurements matching print specifications.
Fabrication of piece parts as per schematic under supervision of a Lead.
Ability to read blueprints and program machining equipment to produce required parts
Ability to use metal working manipulation machinery (brake, shear, saw, punch etc.).
Familiarize self with and/or request training concerning machining equipment.
Maintain equipment in good working order and notify the Lead of malfunctions.
Perform all duties in accordance with safety program standards.
Organize department and keep department clean.
Familiarize self with and/or request training concerning new equipment.
Inspect equipment to ensure good working order and notify your Lead of malfunctions.
Notify the Lead of any unsafe conditions, practices and/or procedures observed.
Other duties as required.
This position requires shop work. When working in the shop, one must exercise caution as this environment presents many naturally-occurring and potentially worker-produced hazards. Safety policies (i.e. respiratory protection) must be adhered to at all times while visiting, touring and/or working in the shop. Appropriate personal protective equipment (i.e. safety glasses, steel-toed boots, and others) must be worn at all times where required.
It is very important that the incumbent of this position is able to work and communicate with prudence, while effectively managing time, completing tasks, and working safely.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time while working
Must be able to bend to reach low
Must be able to carry, lift, and transport equipment/material weighing up to 30 lbs.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
3 years min of experience in Press Brake Operations
Experience with all safe practices, procedures, and overall processes associated with manufacturing from raw materials to finished product.
Compensation based on experience!
Machine Operator - Blade Machine - Operator
Baumer of America is the leading Machine Engineering company for the Foam Industry in America. We offer our employees competitive compensation, benefits and a positive company environment.
We are seeking a MACHINE OPERATOR for our Blade Room to join our team at our facility located in Towaco, NJ! You will help oversee operational activities and ensure excellent quality control.
- Oversee and coordinate plant operations and activities
- Troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely fashion
- Load and unload equipment and materials
- Provide innovative solutions to improve plant efficiency
- Conduct routine preventive maintenance on the plant
- Log and record readings for equipment and procedures
- 1-3 Years previous experience in plant operations or other related fields
- Familiarity with plant tools and equipment
- Ability to work with standard and metric systems
- Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
- Ability to handle physical workload
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Fluent (oral and written) in English
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
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