Chemical Operator

Job Locations US-VA-Suffolk
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2021 2:29 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.


- Achieve training requirements as defined by the defined progression plan and train on new processes or tasks as required

-Operate plants to meet productivity targets and perform chemicals charges in a safe manner as defined by standard procedures.

-Monitor process and adjust control parameters with the control systems

-Maintain process control to ensure First Pass Quality is achieved

-Perform a complete and detailed turnover and ensure that all required documentation is complete and accurate

-Maintain and restock supplies and raw materials as necessary for the assigned process area

-Ability to lift 55 pounds, excessive walking, bending, continuous climbing of stairs, operate a forklift and cleaning equipment

-Maintain high standards of housekeeping in work area

-Ability to follow written and verbal instructions with minimal direct supervision to meet daily goals

-Ambition to learn other processes while maintaining obligations of the current position

-Other duties as assigned/requested


  • 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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