Chemical Operator I (3 positions)
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Who we are:
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.9 billion in 2015 and about 16,200 employees in 29 countries. The company is currently represented at 52 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.
What we can offer you:
LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.
As a Chemical Operator I you will:
* Operate equipment systems used in the processing of chemical substances, adhering to formulation specifications and operational safety standards. * Clean and maintain plant manufacturing areas and equipment regularly as required, promoting environmental cleanliness and efficiency. * Attend and participate in shift meetings and safety sessions as required, providing accurate reporting and confirmations for shift changes and completing job safety evaluations as requested. * Receive and complete daily work assignments, documentation and checklists as required, adhering to process and industrial safety guidelines and requirements. * Obtain and uses the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as instructed, maintaining the condition and storage of such equipment. * Conduct "in process" laboratory testing according to Quality Control and Assurance protocol. * Attend and participate in plant productivity, performance and quality meetings and reports as directed. * Participate in and complete other projects and tasks as assigned.
In order to accomplish this you will possess:
* a high school diploma or equivalent (GED.) * a minimum of two years' experience in a manufacturing environment; chemical industry preferred. * the ability to function in a team environment with supervision. * knowledge of hazardous waste materials and the appropriate handling and disposal of such products. * basic mathematical and computer literacy skills. * superior verbal and written English communication skills. * demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. * working knowledge of manufacturing specifications and raw materials preferred. * current tow motor/forklift operator certification/license preferred. * ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. * adherence to Company attendance and punctuality policies and standards and corporate values. * ability to work overtime.
Must include a resume.
LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.