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Chemical Operator

Job Title: Chemical Operator
Reports To: Plant Manager
Location: Hopewell, VA
Pay: Starting rate of pay is $25.30 per hour
SCOPE OF POSITION
Support the plant by completing all required general chemical operator duties and responsibilities.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Produce Liquid Alum and Lime Slurry according to Chemtrade Standards and quality procedures
Load Product into truck loading system, transfer product as required
Perform pre-start safety and operating checks and operate mobile equipment such as front end loader, skid steer loader, scissor lift, forklift
Operate and maintain process equipment critical to operating plant
Perform general maintenance and equipment installation when maintenance crew is not available
Complete and maintain safety, quality, and ISO documentation and records
Coordinate production and maintenance schedules with Plant Supervisor
Perform routine chemical analysis of products as required
Perform general laboratory analysis and calculations required to manufacture products, blend those products, load trucks and tanks, and make batch corrections
Unload rail cars delivering raw materials
Load tank trucks with product, or smaller containers such as drums and totes
Maintain plant cleanliness
Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or GED
2-3 years general industrial maintenance experience to include: pipe fitting, pump repair, and pump installation
Experience operating a forklift, boom truck, front-end loader and or other heavy equipment
Must be able to perform general chemical analysis skills ? including bench tests, hydrometer use, titration analysis
Must possess excellent customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills and computer knowledge
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision, is highly motivated, energetic, and enjoys working as part of a team
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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:
Employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee is occasionally required to climb stairs/ladders (including vertical)
Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision.
Must be physically capable of spending long hours sitting in an office environment.
Must be "fit for duty".
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Must be able to perform under the following conditions:
Access work in awkward or confining workspaces.
Work in elevated places.
Work in outdoor environment.
Work in noisy environment.
Work in areas that are dusty and have some odor from chemicals and etc.
Safety is a job requirement.
Able to work in Adverse Weather Conditions.
COMPANY OVERVIEW
People First!
By joining our team, you will have the chance to be part of a vibrant and growing company. We offer an exciting work atmosphere and opportunities for professional development. At Chemtrade, we take pride in rewarding our employees for their commitment, performance and hard work by offering a variety of programs and services. We offer a comprehensive and very competitive health and wellness program, including medical, dental, paid vacation and a fitness activity subsidy. Our unique culture enables employees to thrive in a supportive and engaging workplace. Employee engagement is not just something we talk about at Chemtrade, but fulfilled through exciting programs like Employee Recognition and Rewards (CHEers!), and Chemtrade University.
Our friendly work environment fosters positive interaction amongst employees within and throughout different departments and locations. We treat our employees with fairness and equity. We value diversity, recognize the benefits of an inclusive work environment and pride ourselves on our commitment to the Health and Safety of our employees and the communities we work in through Responsible Care?.
Chemtrade is one of the world's largest suppliers of sulphuric acid, liquid sulphur dioxide (SO2) and sodium hydrosulphite (SHS), and a leading processor of spent sulphuric acid. Chemtrade is also a leading regional supplier of sulphur and sodium chlorate, one of only two North American producers of phosphorous pentasulphide and also produces zinc oxide and water treatment chemicals. Chemtrade obtains these products from its own production facilities and through long-term marketing services agreements and distributes them to customers around the world. In January 2014, Chemtrade acquired General Chemical, a leader in water chemicals with nearly 50 North American production facilities. Chemtrade manufactures a broad line of organic and inorganic chemicals for a wide variety of industries and applications. Our products include aluminum sulfate, aluminum chlorohydrate, and ferric sulfate for water treatment applications. We stand behind our products with solid technical support. We are one of the leading producers across every business we service.
Chemtrade is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Chemtrade is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and will, where possible, provide accommodations for persons with disabilities.
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