Job Opening: Chemical Production Operator
Chemical Production Operator
Summary: Monitors, controls and troubleshoots chemical process systems to ensure functioning within established limits.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & FUNCTIONS include the following. Others may be assigned.
Monitors processes using SCADA/ProVOX controls and makes changes to maintain process within desired limits.
Troubleshoots process problems and makes corrections to bring process back into control.
Takes process samples and performs analytical work. Uses results to adjust process if necessary.
Tours operating areas routinely to monitor process.
Creates maintenance notifications.
Unloads raw materials – Phosphoric Acid, Caustic Soda, KOH, Sodium Chlorate, Soda Ash and Lime.
Makes solutions of materials and operates filtration processes.
Loads trucks or railcars with solid or liquid materials.
Complies with documentation, written work instructions, procedural and applicable regulatory requirements (such as safety, environmental and housekeeping).
Operates general mechanical tools and equipment as required to make minor repairs to equipment.
Attends and participates in required training. Assists in training of new employees and the re-training of existing employees in the work area of responsibility.
Train and qualify on additional jobs according to business needs.
Maintains safe and clean working environment.
Performs jobs safely.
Comply with all applicable regulatory requirements.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
WorkKeys® Assessment scores:
Graphic Literacy (4),
Workplace Documents (5),
Applied Mathematics (5), and
Workplace Observation (2)
- Working knowledge of basic chemistry for Operating Technicians, including physical knowledge of acids, bases and salts, compounds, elements, mechanical principles, gases & fluids.
- Ability to follow the flow of liquid or material through a chemical or industrial process, including reading gauges; make accurate readings of id numbers, names and tables; measure of objects, read dials, determine differences and problem solve effectively.