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*Chemical Operator* Job


Piedmont, SC, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Mar 28, 2023

Bostik is looking for a Chemical Operator at our Piedmont, SC site!


As a Chemical Operator, you will be responsible for the safe operation of the manufacturing equipment to produce high-performance chemical adhesives.


We provide full health benefits starting Day 1, a competitive salary, and 401K matching!



Work schedule:


 *Mandatory 4-week training (Mon – Fri from 7 am – 3 pm)


6:45 am – 7 pm for two weeks then 6:45 pm – 7 am (shift rotates every two weeks)




This position performs all tasks associated with the production of products from material staging, operation of equipment, in-process testing, and packaging. This position utilizes both manual and automated systems along with analytical results to monitor and adjust the process as needed to produce a consistent specification product.

•           Perform raw material staging for batches.

•           Operate operations vessels in the plant including blenders and computers.

•           Use automated and manual process controls to adjust process parameters.

•           Package finished product in drums and IBCs.

•           Complete batch sheets, logbooks, and other records neatly and accurately.

•           Sample batches and perform in-process Quality Control testing.

•           Perform other duties or training as required or requested.

•           Demonstrates mechanical aptitude by performing minor maintenance.

•           Identify, troubleshoot, and diagnose equipment and process issues.

•           Housekeeping duties

•           Complete required safety training.




•           Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.

•           3+ years of chemical environment experience.

•           Ability to work rotating shifts, overtime, or other hours as required.

•           Experience in forklift operation.

•           Ability to perform physical essentials (climb stairs and/or ladders, lift up to 50 pounds, wear FRC uniforms, wear full-face respirator occasionally).




•           Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements.

•           Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Bostik (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.).

•           Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident, or injury incidents.

•           Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated, and corrective actions are implemented.

•           Observe safe work practices in always performing all duties and maintaining standards of excellence in housekeeping.

•           Ability to respond to emergency situations within the limits of training and qualifications.





•           Good communications skills in English, both written and verbal.

•           Good mechanical aptitude

•           Good troubleshooting abilities.

•           Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.

•           Ability to work independently.

•           Ability to work with cross-functional teams and support other departments.

•           Exhibit good judgment, dependability, initiative, and a positive attitude.



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. 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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