Chemical Operator
Jacksonville, FL 
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Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

The Chemical Plant Operator is responsible for the operation of the equipment and materials to process a liquid chemical for use in fragrance manufacturing. The facility is an outdoor facility and requires work during all-weather conditions. Tasks to include: Equipment Operation (includes Line-ups/Transfers, Tank Readings, Monitoring of Equipment, Cleaning of Equipment and other tasks assigned to operate the equipment); Wastewater Management; Product Sampling; Truck/Railcar Loading and Unloading; Safety and Housekeeping Details;Use of computers, DataEntry, etc.

*Math skills are essential in the function of this position including multiplication and division.

*Skills: Proven ability to multi-task, good communication and teamwork skills with peers and supervisors, ability to operate safely in chemical manufacturing facility.

*Physical Demands: The position requires that employees must be able to wear a respirator as well as lift, carry, pull and push equipment, materials and other required items up to 50 pounds. Predominantly theposition requires standing / walking for up to 9 hours per shift.Position requires the ability to climb multiple types of ladders including pole ladders and step ladders/stairs. Climbing heights of 12 - 90 feet isrequired.In addition, vision (including color vision), hearing and smelling are essential functions of the position.

*Prefer: High School or college courses in chemistry


Education:High School Graduate or GED required as a minimum.Associates Degree is a plus.

*Math skills are essential in the function of this position including multiplication and division.

*Skills: Proven ability to multi-task, good communication and teamwork skills with peers and supervisors, ability to operate safely in chemical manufacturing facility.

*Physical Demands: The position requires that employees must be able to wear a respirator as well as lift, carry, pull and push equipment, materials and other required items up to 50 pounds. Predominantly theposition requires standing / walking for up to 9 hours per shift.Position requires the ability to climb multiple types of ladders including pole ladders and step ladders/stairs. Climbing heights of 12 - 90 feet isrequired.In addition, vision (including color vision), hearing and smelling are essential functions of the position.

*Prefer: High School or college courses in chemistry
Required Experience:

Minimum of5 years' experience in a manufacturing plant
Minimum of 2 years' experience in the operation of moving equipment such as forklifts, tote and tank wagons,etc.
Prefer minimum of2 years' experience in an industrial scalechemical plant
Requirements for Applicants with Associates Degree or are currently attending college
Minimum of2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
Prefer minimum of1 year experience in an industrial scale chemical plant


Chemical, warehouse, distillation, tank, valve, forklift, pipes, and blending.


Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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