Skilled/Highly Skilled Chemical Operators - Akron, OH 44301

  • OhioJobs
  • Akron, OH 44301, USA
  • Apr 17, 2019
Full time General Labor

Job Description


  • Abides by all safety rules
  • Understands and uses the handling and safety procedures for all raw materials and finished goods.
  • Ensures the use of appropriate proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Demonstrates and uses a complete understanding of chemical blending, including equipment function and proper use
  • Uses knowledge of physical and chemical properties to operate safely and efficiently
  • Operates mix tanks, agitators, and other pumps as directed by supervisor. Operates all
  • instruments in production room
  • Uses detailed procedures to manufacture safe and quality products. Weighs out quantities of raw materials and pours and/or pumps materials into vessels. Monitors and controls blending processes.
  • Make adjustments to batches per laboratory instruction
  • Troubleshoots processing problems and takes corrective action when possible. Seeks assistance when necessary
  • Takes corrective actions when an alarm condition exists. Takes actions necessary in an emergency situation to help minimize danger to personnel and to the environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires at least five years manufacturing or other relevant experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A strong mechanical aptitude is required
  • Experience with DCS or PLC desired
  • Must have willingness to work a continuous seven day schedule (rotating days off) on any three shifts and readily except overtime without restriction
  • Must have a strong work ethic with a can-do attitude
  • Must possess excellent verbal communication skills and have computer literacy
  • Must have a good safety approach to work
  • Must be capable of learning equipment maintenance and have the flexibility to adapt to change
  • Must be able to lift 55 lbs and capable of walking stairs and working both indoors and outdoors as needed
  • Must be able to wear proper PPE including a respirator
  • The ability to multitask and make decisions effectively are critical job competencies
  • Excellent attendance and work ethic are desired