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Title: Operator B
Department: Synthesis-Direct Labor
Location: Alabama
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Job Function

The Operator B position is responsible for the safe and environmentally sustainable operation of plant assets. This position is also responsible for the operation, inspection, troubleshooting and maintenance of the chemical synthesis unit.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Inspects, adjusts, isolates, monitors, operates and repairs plant equipment and systems.
• Identifies and reports plant conditions as necessary.
• Conducts chemical readings and makes adjustments as necessary.
• Conducts lab samples pulls as needed.
• Runs batch and continuous processes thru DCS units.
• Completes and maintain accurate records and files.
• Participates in Process Safety Analysis (PSAs) as required.
• Prepares equipment/areas for confined space entry and hot works.
• Operates forklift following all company and safety requirements.
• Assist mechanical/electrical maintenance and I&C activities as required.
• Work rotating shift to accommodate plant 24-hour coverage.
• Participates in Emergency Response Team.
• Complies with all regulatory safety requirements and with all regulatory environmental requirements.
• Complies with all company policies, practices and lawful directives.
• Other assignments as necessary and directed by management.

Skills & Qualifications

• Ability to read and understand P&ID's.
• Ability to perform minor maintenance.
• Must be forklift certified.
• Ability to physically meet the needs of the job to include, climbing stairs, wearing respiratory protection, and lift at least 70 pounds.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Able to work as a team member as well as independently.
• Must be prompt, dependable and have a good attendance record.
• Must participate in the Safety monthly blood draw program.
• Must be able to pass a physical and drug test.
• Must be able to pass a Department of Homeland Security approved pre-employment criminal background check.

Education Requirements

• High school diploma or GED required.
• 40 hour HAZWHOPER preferred and will be required.
• Firefight Certification preferred and will be required.
• Vocational or technical degree preferred.
• AIDT Training strongly preferred.


Experience Requirements

• 1 –3 years specialty chemical plant experience or has completed company based training program.

To Apply

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