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Operator III - Chemical Job


Location: 

Ashland, OH, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Nov 20, 2022

Perform chemical operator duties at the Bostik's Ashland, Ohio facility.  This position is for an off shift.  

The responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must follow all safety rules, regulations, operating procedures, corporate/plant policies and laws at all times.
  • Work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift
  • Work frequent overtime (12 hour shifts)
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs safely.
  • Ability to go up and down steps safely
  • Safely operate an industrial lift truck (sit down and stand up)
  • Compounding and staging of raw materials
  • Blending of chemicals and powders
  • Charging liquid chemicals and powders to mixers
  • Monitoring mixers during mixing and reaction
  • Use of distributed control systems to control and monitor process
  • Labeling and filling containers with product
  • Take samples of powder and liquids to ensure product quality, stage empty containers, maintain satisfactory housekeeping standards, prepare equipment for maintenance.
  • Safely handling industrial chemicals using established safe plant procedures and processes.
  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including chemical suit, respirator, face shield, googles, safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, steel toed boots, and etc.  
  • Accurately complete shop floor paperwork in both written and electronic format
  • Use of computerized MRP system.
  • Participate in company safety meetings and training. 
  • Assist shipping/receiving and other production areas as needed. 

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Must have a high school Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be safety conscious, reliable, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Minimum of one year of hands on manufacturing experience desired; chemical manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Be willing to work any shift and frequent overtime (12 hour shifts)
  • Must be computer literate and have good math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug test and background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • History of strong attendance and performance.
  • Ability to coach and be coached.
  • Ability to be safe, innovative, flexible, self-starting, honest and open.
  • Experience with computers.
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated team.  

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.comThe diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications


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