The Operator will monitor and operate equipment and facilities, including field equipment, ensuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures. Additional responsibilities include maintaining safety standards at all times and initiating and following emergency procedures when necessary. The Operator will perform basic maintenance repair and upkeep on area equipment. Job tasks are performed in control room, lab areas, and throughout various operations of the site. Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Start up and shut down (normal and emergency) plant systems and components.
Operate, monitor and control plant systems; visually inspect, monitor equipment and process conditions.
Prepares equipment for maintenance work.
Reviews, follows and, if qualified, revises detailed process operating procedures, maintenance procedures and safety procedures.
Troubleshoots equipment to restore to operation.
Analyzes charts and logs to identify potential or actual problems.
Identifies system problems to stabilize plant to normal conditions.
Trains new operators in the area, reinforcing safety and environmental principles.
Loading and unloading of railcars, tank trucks and totes.
Perform laboratory analysis of products.
Clerical duties as required.
Shipping duties as required.
Operate mobile equipment.
Participate/Lead various site teams.
In order to be qualified for this role, the following is required:
High School Diploma/GED equivalent
Minimum of 2 years' experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
Ability to navigate the tools of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. and learn new computer systems and software applications
Willing and able to work 12-hour rotating shifts, including overtime, nights, weekends, holidays and short notice call-in if required
Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Willing and able to work in a High Hazard environment; outdoors, indoors, elevated heights and confined spaces
Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toe shoes, hardhat, protective eyewear, face shields, respirator, chemical acid suit, etc.
Willing and able to climb stairs, ladders; stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crawl; visual acuity for close work; able to reach overhead; able to hear and respond to alarms
Current and valid driver's license - willing and able to obtain powered industrial truck certification
Experience maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting industrial equipment/machinery
The following skill sets are preferred by the site:
High Hazard/Chemical operations experience
Experience reading and interpreting Schematics, Pipe & Instrumentation Diagrams, Procedures, Manufactures' Literature, Safety Requirements, General Instructions; ability to learn and detect process deviations
Experience operating fork trucks
Experience with SAP or equivalent Manufacturing Operations software
Successful candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We are an E-Verify employer