High Bay Chemical Operator

Posted 01 Sep 2020

Haverhill, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 209926


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: 

At EMD Performance Materials the High Bay Chemical Operator is responsible for the receiving, handling and management of chemical containers. 

  • Performs all activities associated with receiving, handling, and managing pyrophoric containers.
  • Maintains databases for containers such as Access, SAP, and Excel
  • Documents and reports required process data in lab notebooks, batch records and SAP
  • Assists in the manufacturing and monitoring of other chemical processes as assigned
  • Cleans and maintains glassware, storage vessels and equipment
  • Performs inventory transactions/reporting to ensure accurate receipt of goods and issuance of raw materials
  • Adheres to safe chemical handling procedures for pyrophorics and other hazardous materials
  • Properly identifies, labels and disposes of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes according to established procedures and requirements
  • Follows company health, safety and environmental policies
  • Adheres to company quality procedures and requirements
  • Maintain stock of equipment and manufacturing consumables as assigned
  • Participates in physical inventories as required
  • Undertakes calibration, basic repair and preventive maintenance tasks
  • Participates in process hazard evaluations
  • Participates in process improvement activities and other special projects as assigned.
  • Drafts procedures describing processes and associated manufacturing/operations activities
  • Contributes to technical or process investigations and material review board meetings
  • Shift:  Monday – Friday; 5:45am – 2:15pm


Physical Attributes:

  • Lifting 50 pounds
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Working in a glove box environment; wearing a full-face respirator.


Who you are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/equivalent and 3+ years of experience in an industrial, manufacturing, laboratory or chemical setting
  • 1+ year experience working in a database such as SAP, Excel, or Access


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with handling chemicals, experience utilizing PPE in a chemical handling environment
  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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