Plant Operator


Plant Operator

Position Hours

Under the direction of supervision, safely and efficiently operate & control chemical processes to deliver in-spec product. Operate processes and equipment to meet production schedules and deliver finished goods as directed.

Reprocess reject material as required. Maintain housekeeping at a high level in accordance with established standards. Monitor inventories of storage tanks and silos, and record process data as directed. Complete in process testing as required and take samples to lab as needed. Clean system before and after product changes and/or maintenance work.

K-W-Hourly-Production/Process Equipment Operations

Position Requirements
–Basic math and competency with computers for data entry. Statistics training and knowledge of chemical PPE preferred.
–0-5 years of hands on work with material handling. 0-5 years in manufacturing or chemical operations preferred
–Must possess solid trouble shooting skills and be able to diagnose process problems.
–Can clearly communicate, both verbally and written information, punctual and the desire to continually learn and improve.

Work Procedures
–Work safely at all times by identifying and mitigating hazards
–Monitor process parameters and control processes within established ranges
–Input the required data into control systems in order to adequately control processes.
–Visually inspect & test product during processing.
–Adjust operating parameters to maintain processes in a state of control.
–Monitor & verify proper operation of all emission control equipment including dust collection equipment.
–Operate forklift, packing machines, scales, and related packing equipment to pack out product as specified.
–Obtain required finished goods samples. Record all code data and stage finished goods. –Maintain a clean and safe work area with high attention to housekeeping
–Assist in training new employees as required.
–Perform other duties as assigned by the shift supervisor.

Minimum Physical Requirements
–Ability to pass a respirator medical clearance examination
–Ability to meet the requirements of the hearing conservation program.
–Ability to operate a forklift and other equipment integral to the job tasks/functions.

–Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, climb, and regularly kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions.
–Ability to carry chemical test sample containers weighting up to 50 pounds and walk up stairs to the lab or to another work platform.

–Ability to visually monitor process equipment and analytical test equipment.
–Ability to turning manual valves and connecting and disconnecting large and long length of hoses. –Ability to take process samples, make process adjustments or material additions from specific locations.

$16.85/hr hours depend on the scheduled work days (several shifts available)


Huguenot, New York