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Chemical Operator

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Garyville, LA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Chemical Operator


Location: United States : Garyville, LA

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Baby Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Perform prescribed diverse duties to control, monitor and operate process equipment and  plant processes in identified plant areas for the utilities and wet areas of responsibility.  This includes sampling, field operation, process safety, personal safety, environmental compliance and product quality.




* Monitor assigned “wet” or “utilities” area continuously for proper equipment operation and product quality.

* Perform prescribed plant checks during the shift to insure proper operation.

* Monitor equipment and report any leaks, malfunctions, or unusual noises, or other problems.

* Operate various pieces of equipment used in the “utilities” area and the “wet” area processing of a product.

* Unload raw materials from various bulk containers for use in the process as instructed by shift supervisor.

* Perform specific plant functions as described in the plant specific “task list”.

* Maintain work area in clean and orderly manner; observe all company safety regulations and work rules.

* Perform prescribed Q. C. sampling of raw materials, in process materials and/or finished product.

* Assist other plant personnel in troubleshooting and housekeeping.

* Cross train on other Chemical Operator duties in other related plants as needed.

* Perform minor maintenance duties as directed by the shift supervisor.




Minimum of 1 year experience in chemical or other manufacturing setting

High-school education or equivalent; vocational training or job-related course  work preferred.

A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in a chemical plant preferred.

Ability to demonstrate basic math skills.

Ability to multi-task, manage time and determine priorities in order to meet daily plant requirements.

Ability to understand and carry out routine verbal and written instructions.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

Must be available to work rotating shifts and weekends as scheduled.

Must be able to operate forklift truck and be capable of passing certification testing. 


Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


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