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Chemical Operator Helper

PrideStaff Greenville ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Schedule:
 

Rotating
3 day shifts 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM (36 hours)
3 days off
4 night shifts 6:30 PM – 6:30 AM (48 hours)

Week 1: 3 Days 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Week 2: 4 Nights 6:30 PM – 6:30 AM
Week 3: 3 Nights 6:30 PM – 6:30 AM
Week 4: 4 Days 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Duties:

1.Material Handling

  • Unloads tank trucks into storage tanks.
  • Receives raw materials and supplies, stows according to inventory management system.
  • Selects materials from inventory according to written instruction and moves to staging areas.
  • Packages intermediate and finished goods and places into storage according to inventory management system.
  • Loads trucks.
  • Transfers cleaning solutions from storage tanks to process vessels, and returns them when use is completed.
  • Keeps appropriate records of all material movements.
  • Must be able to manually lift up to 45 lbs.

2.Process

  • Operates process equipment using Distributed Control System, plus manual controls where appropriate, using both computer guidance and written instructions.
  • Loads raw materials to process equipment according to written instruction.
  • Makes observations of process and participates in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Produces intermediates and products, using both batch and continuous processes, according to supplied conditions and instructions. Accurately meets process requirements for weights, temperatures, and other critical parameters.
  • Takes samples as needed and adjusts process to maintain production within specifications.
  • Observes operation of equipment, troubleshoots, and communicates needs and problems.
  • Cleans all equipment in accordance with instructions.
  • Keeps all logs and records necessary for production management.
  • Communicates with fellow workers and production management to be sure production status and plans are adequately understood.

3.Safety and Housekeeping

  • Follows all established safety rules and uses personal protective gear as appropriate.
  • Acts in a responsible manner to assure the safety of oneself and other people in the area, and safeguards Company equipment and property from harm or loss.
  • Participates in Company plans for emergency or contingency actions.
  • Uses in-plant hazard warning systems (HMIS or NFPA) and MSDS’s to learn of hazards of using chemical materials before attempting operations that may result in an exposure.
  • Immediately reports all items of equipment or supply found to be unserviceable, and does not use such items.
  • Reports all injuries, accidents, and “near misses” promptly. Participates in corrective action reviews.
  • Performs items of preventive or corrective maintenance within the limit of training received. Requests maintenance through work order system for needed work which exceeds one’s ability to repair.
  • Maintains the workplace in an orderly fashion at all times.
  • Disposes rubbish regularly. Cleans up spillage promptly.
  • Cleans workplace continually, to maintain its appearance in “showcase” condition.
  • Keeps all logs and inspections necessary to document conformance to requirements and law.

4.Environmental

  • Actively prevents chemicals from escaping plant containment systems into the air, water, or ground.
  • Immediately reports to plant management all accidents which allow escape of chemicals.
  • Obtains confirmation of identity before disposing of anything which may contain hazardous chemicals, particularly including rainwater in dike areas. Will sample for testing, where necessary.
  • Follows established plant procedures for the avoidance of exposure or release into the environment of chemicals, in conformance with state and Federal laws.

 

  1. Hazardous Waste (None of the following duties are activated until the employee receives HAZWOPER training to at least a 24-hour certificate level; plant standard is 40-hour.)
    • Packages hazardous wastes in accumulation and/or final shipment containers, and labels as required and directed. Samples as needed.
    • Pumps out hazardous waste storage tanks to containers or tank wagons in a safe and approved manner.
    • Inspects Hazardous Waste Storage area to a written standard.
    • Transports and inventories hazardous waste within the Plant.
    • Responds to leaks or spills by stopping flow (if necessary), confining spillage, and cleaning up in accordance with training and available equipment and help. For situations exceeding immediately available capabilities, summons help from the Emergency Coordinator.

 

4.Wastewater Treatment

  • Undergoes training and takes exams to achieve state licensing as a wastewater treatment operator, to the level and type necessary to operate the Company’s treatment equipment. Maintains license in accord with state requirements.
  • Operates wastewater treatment facility in compliance to written procedures.
  • Troubleshoots and performs minor maintenance on wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Samples wastewater as required.
Company Description
PrideStaff is a national staffing organization, delivering innovative solutions to the challenges employers face every day. Over the years, PrideStaff has been a consistent industry leader, developing technology and service processes that allow our organization to deliver superior performance. With locations across the United States, we're well positioned to partner with clients and candidates to ensure a successful match of employee talent with customer needs. When it comes to your success, we leave nothing to chance!

Our Mission: Consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.

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PrideStaff is a national staffing organization, delivering innovative solutions to the challenges employers face every day. Over the years, PrideStaff has been a consistent industry leader, developing technology and service processes that allow our organization to deliver superior performance. With locations across the United States, we're well positioned to partner with clients and candidates to ensure a successful match of employee talent with customer needs. When it comes to your success, we leave nothing to chance! Our Mission: Consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.

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