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Chemical Operator

Company: Omnova Solutions
Location: Chester
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

What are we looking for?

Unsupervised safe operation and monitoring of multiple resin or polymer reaction processes, loading, unloading tank trucks and railcars. Perform filtering operations and transfer materials to containers (drums, totes) or bulk storage (storage tanks, tank trucks or rail cars). Perform function of material handler to assure accurate and continuous flow of materials through the plant. Receives and handles incoming materials, prepares bills of lading and shipping labels, arranges truck pick-up, prepares products and samples for shipment.

Your tasks and responsibilities

* Operate digital and mechanical scales, meters, pumps (centrifugal, positive displacement, air, etc.), filters (SWECO, FSI, sparkler, etc.), homogenizer, heat exchangers, hoists, hose connections and transfer stations as needed.
* Operate forklifts to safely move material; holds current certification
* Operate the control systems, including opening and closing valves, inputting weight information, and completing transfers.
* Monitor multiple reaction processes or one distillation process unsupervised.
* Monitor critical information such as temperature, pressure, feed rate, weight, vacuum, and agitation speed and adjust to required values.
* Know process system capabilities and limitations (pressure, temperature, volume, etc.)
* Follow procedures and detailed information in the Batch Operating Guide such as instructions, name of product, quantity, reactor, tank, raw materials, and equipment used in process, filter and sampling methods, safety instructions, and processing checks. Immediately notify supervisor of any problems.
* Record information in the Batch Operating Guide such as adjustment amounts, transfers, lot recap, pounds actually used, time started and finished, lot numbers, comments about special circumstances and losses or gains.
* Know raw material incompatibilities to avoid contamination (e.g., styrene and vinyl acetate)
* Convert volume measurements (e.g., feet, inches, gallons) to mass (pounds) by adjusting for specific gravity and vessel shape.
* Transfers product and raw materials through proper lines by identifying correct line and completing hookups.
* Safely sample, perform analysis, and make adjustments as required by the batch guide and Quality Technician instructions.
* Attend meetings as required, such as monthly communication meetings, monthly safety meetings, town hall meetings, and others as required.
* Participate on lean manufacturing teams including 5S implementation.

Who you are

Required Qualifications:

* Computer skills
* Ability to perform general, routine maintenance
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
* Must regularly lift up to 50 pounds and move (with a hand truck) up to 550 pounds.
* Employees must also be physically able, have passed annual respirator fit testing, and be prepared (i.e., clean-shaven) to don a respirator when required by work conditions and/or during an emergency response incident.
* High School diploma or equivalent plus 2 years related experience in Chemical Industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

* 5+ years' experience as an Operator
* Associates Degree in Science


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, success profile characteristics or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the Job at any time.


Why Synthomer?

We are ambitious!

We have grown significantly - both organically and inorganically. We are a FTSE 250 listed company, 22% of our revenue comes from newly commercialized products, and we're recognized in the top-quartile for chemicals manufacturing safety.

We believe in high challenge, high support!

We are keen to let you contribute in real roles from day 1. We expect a lot, but offer a lot, too. This includes onboarding, induction and learning events, networking opportunities, mentoring and personal development planning. So, be up for an inspiring long-term career adventure.

We personalize our approach to development!

At Synthomer, you won't find generic career tracks or development programs but rather a one-size-fits-one approach to employee development. We'll partner with you to ensure you have the right experiences that build your capabilities and accelerate your career growth.


Perch Synthomer?

Noi siamo ambiziosi!

Siamo cresciuti significativamente sia in modo organico che non organico. Siamo una societ inclusa nell'indice FTSE 250, il 22% delle nostre entrate proviene da prodotti di nuova commercializzazione e rientriamo nel primo quartile per la sicurezza nella produzione di prodotti chimici.

Noi crediamo nel principio "grandi sfide, grande supporto"!

Siamo desiderosi di farti contribuire in ruoli concreti fin dal primo giorno. Ci aspettiamo molto, ma offriamo anche molto: onboarding, induzione ed eventi di apprendimento, opportunit di networking, mentoring e pianificazione dello sviluppo personale, tra le altre cose. Quindi, tieniti pronto per una carriera che sar una lunga e stimolante avventura.

Noi personalizziamo il nostro approccio allo sviluppo!

In Synthomer non troverai percorsi di carriera o programmi di sviluppo generici, ma un approccio assolutamente personalizzato per lo sviluppo dei dipendenti. Ti accompagneremo nel tuo percorso per assicurarci che tu faccia le giuste esperienze, in modo da costruire le tue capacit e accelerare la tua crescita professionale.


Pourquoi Synthomer?

Nous sommes ambitieux!

Nous avons connu une croissance importante - la fois organique et inorganique. Nous sommes une socit cote au FTSE 250, 22 % de notre chiffre d'affaires provient de produits nouvellement commercialiss et nous sommes reconnus dans le premier quartile pour la scurit de la fabrication de produits chimiques.

Nous croyons aux challenges levs, et un haut niveau de service!

Nous tenons ce que vous puissiez contribuer des rles rels ds le premier jour. Nous attendons beaucoup, mais nous offrons aussi beaucoup. Cela inclut l'intgration, l'accueil et les vnements d'apprentissage, les opportunits de rseautage, le mentorat et la planification du dveloppement personnel. Soyez donc prt vivre une aventure professionnelle inspirante long terme.

Nous personnalisons notre approche du dveloppement!

Chez Synthomer, vous ne trouverez pas de parcours de carrire ou de programmes de dveloppement gnriques, mais plutt une approche personnalise du dveloppement des employs. Nous ferons quipe avec vous pour nous assurer que vous vivez les bonnes expriences qui renforcent vos capacits et acclrent la progression de votre carrire.


Waarom Synthomer?

Wij zijn ambitieus!

Wij zijn aanzienlijk gegroeid - zowel organisch als anorganisch. Wij zijn een FTSE 250 beursgenoteerde onderneming, 22% van onze inkomsten komt van nieuw gecommercialiseerde producten en wij zijn erkend in het topsegment voor veiligheid bij de productie van chemicalin.

Wij geloven in grote uitdaging, grote ondersteuning!

We willen je graag vanaf dag 1 laten meewerken in echte rollen. We verwachten veel, maar bieden ook veel. Dit omvat onboarding, introductie- en leermomenten, netwerkmogelijkheden, mentoring en persoonlijke ontwikkelingsplanning. Dus bereid je voor op een inspirerend carrireavontuur op lange termijn.

Wij hebben een persoonlijke aanpak naar ontwikkeling!

Bij Synthomer vind je geen generieke loopbaantrajecten of ontwikkelingsprogramma's, maar wel een aanpak die is afgestemd op de ontwikkeling van onze medewerkers. Wij werken met jou samen om ervoor te zorgen dat je de juiste ervaringen opdoet om jouw capaciteiten te ontwikkelen en jouw loopbaangroei te versnellen.

Keywords: Omnova Solutions, Rock Hill , Chemical Operator, Other , Chester, South Carolina

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