Solenis

  • Chemical Operator B

    Job Locations US-NC-Greensboro
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 4:45 PM)
    Workday Req Number
    R0002334
    # of Openings
    3
  • 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 www.solenis.com |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.

    Description

    General Function and Scope:
    Perform prescribed diverse duties to control, monitor and operate various process equipment to produce a finished product. Train new operators and relieve Lead Technician as needed.
    Principal Duties:
    1. Monitor assigned area continuously for proper equipment operation and product quality.
    2. Perform prescribed plant checks during the shift to insure smooth operation.
    3. Monitor equipment and report any leaks, malfunctions, or unusual noises, or other problems.
    4. Operate various pieces of equipment used in the processing of a product.
    5. Perform prescribed cleaning procedures.
    6. Complete production and environmental records as required.
    7. Perform specific plant functions as described in the plant specific “task list”.
    8. Maintain work area in clean and orderly manner; observe all company safety regulations and work rules.
    9. Perform prescribed Q. C. sampling of raw materials, in process materials and/or finished product.
    10. Assist other plant personnel in troubleshooting.
    11. Cross train on other Chemical Operator duties in other related plants.
    12. Perform minor maintenance duties.
    Relieve Lead Technician as needed. Assist in training new operators in all areas of production. Perform truck loading and unloading as needed. Perform packaging (drumming and/or bagging) as needed. Seek continuously a “better” way to maximize total plant operation, i.e. improvement ideas and suggestions. Adhere to all aspects of Responsible Care®.
    Other Duties:
    1. Assist maintenance personnel as necessary for routine and repair maintenance.
    2. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements:
    Education - High School graduate. Technical training preferred.


    Experience - 12-18 months chemical operator experience at a continuous or batch facility is preferred.
    Physical Demands - Lifts between 5-25 lbs. - 15%-40% of the time. Must climb up and down flights of stairs and/or ladders on an average of 35 times each shift. Must pass pulmonary function test to wear respirator.
    Mental/Visual/Auditory Demands - Repetitive, diversified operations require constant alertness and activity to detect equipment and product problems and to make routine checks. Normal or corrected sight and hearing required.
    Working Conditions - Exposed to noise, dust, wet floors, seasonal heat and cold, hazardous chemicals and chemical odors. Must wear negative pressure respirator, safety shoes, hard hat and safety glasses.
    Responsibility for Errors - Errors in starting, stopping, checking or adjusting equipment could result in personal injury or damage to equipment. Inefficient quality monitoring or errors in Q. C. sampling techniques could cause production downtime or rework losses.
    Additional Factors:
    Complexity of duties - Multiple duties involving a variety of procedures requiring judgment in handling routine work.
    Confidential Data - Access to product formulations, process and equipment technologies.
    Supervision Received - Standard procedures enable the employee to proceed alone on regular duties with minimal referring of questionable situations to supervisor, shift technician, or others. Exceptional judgment required in determining problems and taking action.
    Contact with others - Regular contact with fellow shift personnel, supervisor and superintendent. Occasional contact with maintenance, QC. and warehouse personnel and other company employees.
    Special Skills/Training - Forklift and hoist operation equipment checking/cleaning. This position may require exposure to hazardous chemicals and/or waste. Appropriate training in compliance with federal law regarding hazardous waste exposure/handling will be completed within 6 months of hire to fulfill job requirements.
    **Specific Tasks will vary according to the plant process and the specific assigned area of operation. Task lists will be documented in each operative location to supplement this general description.

    Qualifications

    • Education - High School graduate. Technical training preferred.
    • Experience - 12-18 months chemical operator experience at a continuous or batch facility is preferred.
    • Physical Demands - Lifts between 5-25 lbs. - 15%-40% of the time. Must climb up and down flights of stairs and/or ladders on an average of 35 times each shift.  Must pass pulmonary function test to wear respirator.
    • Mental/Visual/Auditory Demands - Repetitive, diversified operations require constant alertness and activity to detect equipment and product problems and to make routine checks. Normal or corrected sight and hearing required.
    • Working Conditions - Exposed to noise, dust, wet floors, seasonal heat and cold, hazardous chemicals and chemical odors. Must wear negative pressure respirator, safety shoes, hard hat and safety glasses.
    • Responsibility for Errors - Errors in starting, stopping, checking or adjusting equipment could result in personal injury or damage to equipment. Inefficient quality monitoring or errors in Q. C. sampling techniques could cause production downtime or rework losses.

     

    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-JD1

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