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Chemical Operator-12 hour rotating shift-Newark, N

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  MANUFACTURING

Chemical Operator – 12 Hour Rotating Shift
Newark, NJ, US


As a Chemical Operator, you’ll be working a rotating 12-hour shift pattern, to support the plant’s day-to-day operations.  You’ll be supported by your team with possibilities to grow into a Chemical Manufacturing Professional and directly impact the quality of our products – helping to improve real lives.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace. 


Your key responsibilities

  • Learn the operations and cleaning of All-Natural Chemical equipment, that is, reactors, distillation, and autoclave
  • Learn the start-up, monitoring and shutdown of Natural Chemical utilities, that is, cooling towers, chillers, Vacuum pumps, air compressor, scrubbers, de-ionized water and clean steam.
  • Learn to monitor chemical processes by performing general lab analyses using GC, bio-analyser, titration HPLC, pH meter and microscope.
  • Complete production batch records and ultimately maintain batch sheets, spreadsheets, control charts, and other documentation.
  • Ensure understanding of all safety, quality, housekeeping, and operational procedures, in order to utilize tools, equipment, electronic/computer systems.
  • Ensure understanding of Quality Control requirements for sampling and product testing.


We bring 

  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset.
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally.
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity.
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things.
  • An eagerness to be one tea m and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future.
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs.


You bring

  • Minimum 3-year experience handling chemicals.
  • 2 – 5 years of chemical batching experience.
  • Equipment operator experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of G.M.P’s (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Knowledge of H.A.C.C.P (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points


Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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