• *Chemical Operator - Supply Chain - Georgia

    Job Locations US-GA-Savannah
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/2/2018 11:11 AM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    As a Chemical Operator you will be an active participant in a high performance team responsible for the daily manufacturing activities in the Kymene area- oversees production in two reactors including pre-polymer and finished product batches, unloads bulk raw materials, packages material as needed; transfers waste, pallets and used containers; handles inbound packaged goods and supplies for area.  You will work in an active chemical manufacturing environment between a control room, outside process equipment area and warehouse/ charging area; works rotating shifts, Ambient environmental conditions apply (rain, cold, heat, etc); Frequently traverses steps and walks across uneven surfaces; May bend, squat or kneel periodically during day, lifts loads of up to 50 lbs, exerts force by pushing and pulling while using grip strength; required to wear special PPE when unloading chemicals including impervious chemical suit and respirator with chemical boots and gloves.


    Other role responsibilities:


    24/7 operation Rotating schedule 8-12 hours 

    • Read and understand procedures, policies and daily documents
    • Record data carefully and completely in both written and electronic formats
    • Communicate accurately, precisely, timely and completely
    • Make accurate mathematical calculations in support or production activities
    • Investigate/ troubleshoot issues within the area (equipment, process, etc)
    • Check all paperwork for completeness and accuracy
    • Assist with plant security by monitoring personnel and vehicular gates
    • Maintain accurate file system for area records
    • Maintain compliance to safety, environmental and shipping regulations  
    • Participate on plant or inter-plant teams as requested
    • Maintain safety and order of work area through daily housekeeping activities
    • Manage all chemicals and waste (hazardous and nonhazardous) in accordance to RCRA regulation and the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.
    • Participate in investigation of area concerns as needed
    • Participate as a high performance team member; attend morning shift meetings


    Inbound materials to area:

    • Confirm accuracy and quality of inbound materials to area
    • Unload inbound essential materials and store in proper locations
    • Unload inbound supplies and store in proper locations
    • Assist with removal or transfer of materials between areas



    • Monitor  the process control computer during production
    • Operate manual valves to facilitate material transfers
    • Operate forklift
    • Capture samples and perform lab analysis
    • Unload bulk materials
    • Manually charge dry chemicals using hoist
    • Wear required personal protective equipment (respirator, chemical suit, boots, hardhat, faceshield and gloves as required by task)


    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Knowledge of chemical manufacturing and related equipment, safe chemical handling/ packaging, ability to safely operate a powered industrial truck.
    • Computer Skills (MS word, Excel, Lotus notes, SAP)
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills, a sense of urgency with the ability to prioritize work, and the mind-set for safety and attention to detail.  Good Teamwork skills.  Ability to perform manual labor including walking up and down stairs, climbing on and off forklift, crouching to make tie in for rail car unloading and  lifting up to 50 lbs.

    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-EN1


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