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Entry Level Chemical Operator

POSITION SUMMARY 

Are you interested in a career as a Chemical Operator but have no experience? Look no further! We have an entry-level position available for someone who is eager to learn and grow in the field.  

 

As an Entry Level Chemical Operator, you will be responsible for loading and unloading bulk liquids to and from delivery vehicles; and maintaining proper controls over bulk liquid storage.  The Entry Level Chemical Operator will load bulk liquids into delivery vehicles using automatic pumping / transfer equipment, filtration equipment, monitoring control valves, meters, gauges and electronic data systems.    

 

No experience is necessary, as we will provide training after hire. If you are a quick learner, detail-oriented, and enjoy working in a team environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.  

 

Apply now and start your journey as a Chemical Operator! 

 

 

The Entry Level Chemical Operator 

  • Work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime.   

  • Climb, bend, lift and perform a wide range of physical activities; including working at various heights including climbing various ladders and stairs to load containers, and work in various weather conditions.  

  • Follow all plant safety guidelines and policies, which includes the wearing of fire-retardant clothing and respirators (note: must be clean shaven at all times on the job and be able to pass PFT test).  

 

 This position will be responsible for: 

  • Matching loading schedule to bill of lading. 

  • Weighing containers prior to product transfer. 

  • Completing loading and unloading records. 

  • Ensuring that containers are positioned and secured at proper loading racks. 

  • Visually inspecting the containers to be involved in upcoming transfers in order to ensure that they are mechanically sound and there are defective equipment before loading or unloading. 

  • Connecting loading arms/hoses. 

  • Inspecting vessels for last product contained. 

  • Loading containers according to loading instructions and using gauges and/or strapping tables. 

  • Ensuring that outages or innages do not exceed Department of Transportation (DOT) certification for the particular vessel being loaded. 

  • Checking weight of container after loading to ensure that gross weight does not exceed regulations. 

  • Disconnecting loading arms/hoses, inspecting for any leaks and completing required paperwork prior to releasing the container. 

  • Communicating with Production staff on any problems as they occur. 

  • Maintaining and cleaning work area at all times.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 

  • 1+ years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment loading/unloading trucks. 

  • Must have the ability to operator equipment such as pumps, flowmeters, filters, utilities (water and nitrogen). 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel and Outlook 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude/knowledge 

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills with experience working in a small team based environment  

 

MAJOR EQUIPMENT USED: 

  • Distillation Columns 

  • Deodorization Reactors 

  • Tank Farm use including transfer stations 

  • Boilers/Condensers 

  • Compressed Air  

  • Pumps 

  • Meters 

  • Vacuum Systems 

  • Valves 

  • Cooling Towers 

  • Regulators 

  • Filters 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS/SCOPE: 

Reports directly to the Production Supervisor. Operators interact with other production team members, engineers, quality control, maintenance, supply chain and manager to improve and maximize plant output, efficiency, quality and safety. 

 

 WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Exposure to fumes and odors of chemicals, gasses, dust and plant process, equipment noise, heights, noise, extreme weather conditions, and areas where hazardous chemicals are present.  

  • Must be able to work all shifts / schedules as needed.  

  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and to handle competing demands with flexibility.  

  • Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds, climb stairs, kneel, stoop, sit, and walk extensively. 

 

DISCLAIMER: 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.  DRT Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. 

Rincon, Ga, US


Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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