Production Operator Job


Soda Springs, ID, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  May 16, 2024

-    General purpose: As a Production Operator you will be responsible for manufacturing custom chemicals that are used in the fertilizer & mining, industrial minerals, and road construction industries. Work Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday – Friday with some weekend and overtime work.



-    Load/unload products from/to bulk storage tanks, Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated tank trailers, overseas shipping containers, railcars, totes and drums.
-    Connect/disconnect chemical and utility hoses, open/close valves and transfer materials using liquid and solid transfer systems.
-    Transfer materials from various tanks and railcars.  Blend materials in tanks. Accurately measure products in tanks by using a gauge tape.
-    Uses basic math to verify proper chemical formula ratios and material volumes for transferring, blending, and loading.
-    Troubleshoot equipment and processes, as required. Perform autonomous maintenance tasks.
-    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 DOT tank trailers, overseas shipping containers and railcars.
-    Follows all established safety rules and procedures required by ArrMaz and OSHA Standards.  
-    Performs Lockout / Tagout (LOTO), as required.
-    Perform quality testing per work instructions, maintain appropriate documentation, and enter quality data into ERP System.
-    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.
-    Build shop floor papers, transfer materials, adjust stock amounts, and receipt materials in ERP System.
-    Perform facility upkeep including lawn maintenance and snow removal.
-    Move totes, drums, and equipment using a forklift, pallet jack, or other small industrial equipment.




-    Working environment is in a chemical facility. Must be comfortable with outdoor working conditions, routinely exposed to the elements. Frequent walking in a large production facility.
-    Must be able to safely perform all the duties of the job.
-    Ability to lift 50 lbs. repetitively (pulling and connecting hoses)
-    Capable of bending, climbing, stooping, and standing for long periods of time on concrete.
-    Must be able to pass a post-offer/pre-placement drug screen, background check, job-related physical abilities, and pulmonary function test. (Must also follow facial hair guidelines.)




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




-    High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required.
-    Experience in a chemical related field, preferred.
-    Ability to use computers, required; Experience, preferred.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
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 and hiring.

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