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Chemical Operator

Company: Vertellus Specialties
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Summary: The Chemical Operator---s primary responsibility is to assure the Plant Manager---s production plan and goals are met through efficient and safe manufacturing. The Chemical Operator function is to run batch reactions, dryer reactions, and repackaging. The Chemical Operator is responsible for off-loading of raw materials, transferring of raw materials and finished product. The transfer of these materials can be to storage tanks, or finished packaging. The Chemical Operator has working knowledge of pumps, valves, and all necessary equipment to complete production goals and plans. Responsibilities: Role Specific Responsibilities: Receives bulk raw materials following unloading procedure and obtains samples from driver to take to QC for approval before unloading Runs batch reactions/blends according to batch sheet including charging raw materials from bulk tanks. Samples and recognizes batch end-points and makes adjustments as indicated by QC in-process test results Filters and discharges reactors to receivers as directed, i.e. bulk storage or holding tanks, or directly pack off into drums or totes. Operates various dryers according to batch sheets Handles operator identified preventive maintenance Handles first-line troubleshooting such as equipment malfunctions, computer program issues, setting adjustments; involving appropriate other experts as needed Operates a forklift in order to move materials as desired Takes corrective actions in the event of an upset Packs product into bags, drums, or totes as needed Reviews all processes at shift end with next shift---s operator Maintains and cleans all process areas Follows all ISO: 9001:2015, ISO 22000, and cGMP standards Understands and complies with all finished goods testing Understands and meets all production rates and goals Assists with troubleshooting issues with production equipment and processes Observes all company, local, state, and federal safety and quality regulations Reports accidents, safety violations, or other concerns Works with other team members to complete the production process Sets goals and objectives for continuous improvement Any and all other duties as directed by supervision Compliance: Complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and arrangements Reports all Health, Safety and Environmental accidents, incidents and near misses promptly Acts in a safe and responsible manner at all times Problem Solving & Innovation: Takes responsibility and ownership for own learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self and the business Assists in the training, mentoring and assessment of other team members Exercises autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance Qualifications/Desired Skills: Education: High school diploma or equivalent required Experience Desired: Minimum of 1-5 years batch making and operating experience Ability and willingness to work a non-standard shift Demonstrated ability to read and follow SOPs and fill out batch log sheets Previous experience operating a forklift preferred Experience wearing required PPE including safety glasses, hard hat, steel toe shoes, gloves, and a respirator Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Self-motivated and ability to work within a fast paced environment Willingness to learn and understand various manufacturing processes throughout the plant Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to work in a team environment Ability to execute strenuous, sometimes repetitive, physical work such as lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 30 pounds; 50 pounds occasionally While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, handle and feel as well as to reach with hands and arms Ability to stand and sit as well as frequently walk, stoop, bend and climb stairs and ladders Excellent written and verbal communication skills Embodies the Vertellus Core Values: Accountability: Takes ownership and holds him/herself and others accountable Deliver Results: Takes personal responsibility for performance and business results Bias for Action: Plays to win and gets the job done Integrity: Acts ethically, with integrity to do things in the right way If you have the energy, drive, and passion for joining the Jarchem team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today Jarchem is a global Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other protected category.

Keywords: Vertellus Specialties, Newark , Chemical Operator, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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