Chemical Operator is a multifunctional position which encompasses aspects of safety, quality, and productivity. Operators closely monitor the status of production processes, collect and test lab samples, monitor machine parameters, record pressures and measurements, interpret charts, and record data. Job assignments may include chemical operation and plastic compounding/extrusion. Operators follow standard operating procedures and work instructions to make necessary adjustments in the production process such as adjusting control instruments and adding materials. Operators maintain accurate written records or logs of all production processes, equipment, maintenance, and routine housekeeping while monitoring machinery/equipment to assure proper operation. Operators assist in maintaining process and non-process areas ensuring compliance with current regulatory agencies. Operators tend to pumps, open/close valves, monitor gauges, and monitor pressure. Operators report all equipment malfunctions to the maintenance department for prompt repair, make minor mechanical adjustments as needed, and lockout equipment. Operators monitor processes from a control room setting and make adjustments to equipment in the field of operations. Basic operator functions include operating, cleaning, monitoring, loading/unloading products, and maintaining equipment in an indoor/outdoor production manufacturing setting.
Active member of the Tactical Response Team (TRT) for a minimum of five years (training provided): live fire training, rope/repelling from buildings, emergency medical responders training, hazmat training, confined space rescue training, CPR training, medical/first aid training, etc. TRT membership and training are a condition of employment.•Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts (36/48 hour weeks, days, nights, weekends, and holidays) on a team of operators.