Chemical Operator

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/17/2021 4:29 PM)
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Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including 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 has 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 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 5,200 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.


  • Performs all work with highest regard for safety and environmental procedures, and operational procedures and expectations.
  • Monitors and maintains compliance to all regulatory requirements for operators in the process area.
  • Duties will include aspects that relate to identification of hazards, donning respirators and PPE, ensuring proper permitting prior to work commencement, operating reactors, forklifts, pumps, valves, and chemical dispensing equipment.
  • Complies with all plant rules regarding Process Safety Management, Responsible Care, and Emergency Response Plans.
  • Participate in plant safety programs; Hazard Recognition Plus, high hazard permits, safety committee, online and classroom training, housekeeping and area inspections, etc.
  • Properly handle all chemicals and waste (hazardous and nonhazardous) in accordance to RCRA regulation and the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.
  • Record data and/or maintain documentation per Solenis standards to comply with all EHS&S regulations, Solenis policies, and the Responsible Care RC14001 standard.
  • Enter in any applicable incident reports into the corporate EHS reporting system
  • Administers reactor and equipment to run reactors safely, SAP functions to control and disposition inventory accurately, including electronic transactions, documentation and communication.
  • Duties will include operating reactors, work tanks, heat exchangers, homogenizers, chemical distribution and dispensing systems, and performing scheduling, inventorying and managing raw materials, updating work instructions, transitioning inventory into products, cycle counting, and database entry and other associated activities, etc.
  • Responsibility to keep work areas clean and organized, including equipment stations, inventory areas, tank farm areas, associated hose stations, etc.
  • Transporting inventory, performing SAP functions.
  • Operation of DeltaV software for production and/or local process control controllers.
  • Complete analytical analysis and quality testing as required (in-process testing; pH & Halogen)
  • Record data and/or maintain documentation per Solenis standards to comply with all ISO 9001 standards and Solenis policies.
  • Execute production plan
  • Coordinate operator schedule coverage
  • Monitor and record scrubber readings
  • Perform analysis of finished products
  • Monitor production area conditions
  • Monitor and maintain raw material and finished goods inventory
  • Change out raw material totes
  • Perform SAP transactions
  • Perform housekeeping duties
  • Utilize proper PPE – inspect before each use
  • Complete all training on time as assigned


  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous chemical manufacturing experience a plus
  • Manufacturing / Industrial experience preferred
  • Motivated self-starter and works with minimal supervision
  • Proactive communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Organized and disciplined
  • Positive attitude
  • Cordial and professional
  • Problem-Solver
  • Ability to work as a strong team member in a high-performance team environment
  • Technical

  • Clarity in communication both verbal and written, multi-lingual a plus
  • Capable of performing mechanical and process operations
  • Able to don PPE and operate appropriate process equipment
  • Adaptable to variable workload and scope of work
  • General Microsoft Office Products Skills, SAP, DeltaV, Lotus Notes
  • Familiarity with process equipment (vessels, valves, PLCs, flowmeters, etc.)
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Forklift and hoist operation


  • Must be capable to climb and descend stairs routinely
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Capable to don a respirator
  • Work extended hours; up to 12 hours in length
  • Work multiple shifts

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-Pf1


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