Chemical Technician

  • location: Spartanburg, SC
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $15 - $20 per hour
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Chemical Technician

Chemical company located in Spartanburg, SC seeking a full time temp to hire chemical operator. This position is rotating days and shifts working 12-hour days.- Pay is from $15 - $17/hour.- Carry out production operations following all established procedures, in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner, in conformance to local federal and state regulations and standards, as well as plant quality standards.

Responsibilities:
* Operate all production chemical processing equipment including reactors, feeders, heat exchangers, piping networks, hoses,?? pumps, valves, instruments, vessels, scales, tanks, scrubbers, meters, etc.
* Conduct DCS operation to manipulate equipment controlled by the DCS
* Maintain appropriate batch and shift paper work
* Maintain a clean and organized workplace meeting the housekeeping standard established by the Operations Manager
* Follow the direction of the shift coordinator in a professional and cordial manner
* Prepare Work Orders for maintenance on the unit as needed as well as preparing the equipment for maintenance.
* Minimize waste generation; follow waste handing guidelines as specified in plant procedures.
* Report any process upset, spill, injury, chemical release, security event, etc
* Safely operate fork trucks and the yard tractor with box and tank trailers
* Perform minor maintenance activities on production equipment as directed by the Operations Manager
* Represent company through daily actions that reinforce the corporate values; demonstrating personal commitment to a safe, healthy and environmentally sound workplace for employees
* Work with engineers, production specialists, quality assurance technicians, distribution technicians, as well as other plant personnel to safely and efficiently accomplish plant responsibilities

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Skills:
--High school graduate or equivalent education. Possible entry level position
--Perform all required safety procedures applicable to product manufacture in the chemical processing units
--Perform inspections and checklists for pollution control devices
--Perform all tasks that are required to operate the chemical processing unit at the facility
--Demonstrate computer skills to access plant information, monitor email, and conduct production materials management responsibilities
--Knowledge of chemical processing equipment including reactors, feeders, heat exchangers, piping networks, hoses,- pumps, valves, instruments, vessels, scales, tanks, scrubbers, meters, etc.
--Operate fork trucks and drive yard tractor to manipulate box and tank trailers about the plant site.-
--Capable of beginner MS WORD, MS EXCEL, MS ACCESS, MS POWER POINT, MS OUTLOOK
--Perform all MMRP and CMMS transactions required to manage production schedules, modify inventory transactions
--Prepare Work Orders as required to maintain the operating units
--Perform minor service maintenance on equipment as defined by the Operation Manager
--Perform troubleshooting abilities to properly identify causes of production equipment and process upsets
--Perform DCS navigation; DCS trouble shooting, DCS operation such that the process can be safely and efficiently controlled
--Demonstrate basic PC skills required for electronic communications, maintenance work orders, incident/accident reporting, and data retrieval (MSDS)
--Ability to efficiently and accurately communicate and work with peers, superiors, engineers, and other unit personnel, and in a constructive manner
--Ability to effectively train peers on all aspects of the Production Technician job responsibilities
--Cross train in QA lab for level V1 (Required for selected Operators )
--Knowledge of the 49 CFR Hazardous Material Regulations manual

Education:
High School

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
* Follow all site safety rules and procedures; perform all work in a safe manner. Including all appropriate safety and operational checklists and inspections
* Authorize safe work permits as required.
* Participate in PSUSR, PHA??s, CTA.s and other risk reduction processes by lending experience and knowledge of plant operations
* Maintain operating equipment within environmental permit restrictions and Solvay operational guidelines, including conducting permit mandated shift inspections and documentation
* Participate in PSUSR, PHA??s, CTA.s and other risk reduction processes by lending experience and knowledge of plant operations
* Participate in incident investigation and incident clean up and remediation as required
* Responsible to maintain a quality management system that meets the requirements of the ISO 9001 2015 standard
* Focus efforts in four areas which include Safety, Customer Focus, Excellence and Continuous Improvement, and Sustainability
* Represent through daily actions that reinforce the corporate values; demonstrating personal commitment to a safe, healthy and environmentally sound workplace for employees
* During emergency responses, initiate the Emergency Response System, shutdown equipment in a safe manner, shut off the source of the incident, evacuate per plant policies, and remove appropriate safety equipment.


Please submit resume to arlene.williams@randstadusa.com or call her at 864-574-0156.

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