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Production Operator Job


Mulberry, FL, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Nov 27, 2022

Position Summary:

As a Production Operator you will be responsible for manufacturing custom chemicals that are used in fertilizer & mining, industrial minerals, and road construction.  Shift schedule rotates days, nights and weekends – 12 hour shifts - 6am/pm-6pm/am, Overtime maybe required depending on demands of the business.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load/unload products from/to bulk storage tanks, Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated tank trailers, overseas shipping containers, railcars, totes and drums.
  • Connect/disconnect hoses, open/close valves and transfer products using liquid pumping systems.
  • Use a Distributed Control System (DCS) computer system to monitor chemical processes.
  • Depending on business demand operators maybe required to work more than one area during a shift.
  • Use basic math to verify proper chemical formula ratios.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and processes.
  • Complete paperwork, sign Bill of Ladings, document material transfers, placard vessels for safe transportation of product.
  • Calculate, manage and document the transfer of products to maintain acceptable inventory levels.
  • Climb on ladders to secure and open dome lids on tank trailers, shipping containers and railcars.
  • Follows all established safety rules and procedures required by ArrMaz and OSHA Standards. 
  • Performs Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) as required.
  • Enters work orders into computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to ensure equipment remains in good working order.
  • Keep work area clean by completing routine housekeeping duties.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required.
  • Experience in a chemical related field, preferred.
  • Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification, highly desirable.


Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to pass a job-related math exam and job-related DOT placarding exam.
  • Ability to read a tape measure.
  • Capable of driving a DOT tank trailer transport vehicle and forklift.
  • Ability to understand the basics of chemical properties and recognize potential hazards.

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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