Chemical Operator 2

Posted 09 Feb 2024

Savannah, Georgia - United States

Req Id 271726


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

The Chemical Operator 2 is responsible for performing the daily production duties within their production area along with the other operators on the production team. The main activities include: the manufacturing of products to ensure quality and favorable yield by following the standard operating procedures, while maintaining high standards for housekeeping, safety, and environmental compliance. The operator will contribute to the site’s continuous improvements utilizing the CIP database for BPS and continuous improvement ideas and may participate on 5S and L&SS projects.  The operator is responsible for contributing to the site and departments key performance indicators (KPIs). Job duties include but are not limited to:


  • SHIFT:  Involves working a rotating schedule that includes a mix of days, nights, weekends, and holidays. You will generally work 7 day shifts and 7 night shifts over 4 weeks.
  • Mica Preparation, Finishing, Blending & Packaging, Repack, Non-Dust, Bismuth, and WM production.
  • Process chemicals by following standard operating procedures on equipment such as reactors, filters, kilns, centrifuge, pumps, etc.
  • Assure safe and environmentally compliant operation of the production processes.
  • Package and transfer chemicals safely.
  • Monitor and maintain equipment, including adjusting controls, cleaning, and startup/shutdown.
  • Conduct laboratory tests and record results like pH, temperature, particle analysis, etc.
  • Participate in continuous improvements initiatives within areas of responsibility.
  • Provide on-the-job training to other operator I and II as requested.
  • Involves working 12-14 hour rotating shifts schedule on a regular basis.


Physical Attributes:

  • Move and handle heavy objects with appropriate equipment
  • Work in extreme climates (high and low temperatures and humidity)
  • Climb stairs and ladders, in addition to walk long distances


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 + years of Chemical Operations experience in a manufacturing environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Statistical analysis skills
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Exposure to Lean Six Sigma and ISO certification.
  • Possess technical knowledge in the area of responsibilities.
  • Basic math skills and proficiency with computers

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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