Chemical Operator - Rotating Shifts

Job Details

Job Ref:
751 Dupree St, Brownsville, TN 38012
Production and Operator
Employment Type:
Full Time



Plant Operations:

  • Read logbook and schedule daily.
  • Accept direction from Supervisor, as well as Managers.
  • Follow valve-locking procedures.
  • Responsible for charging batches correctly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for making product to required quality standards and doing so on a timely basis.
  • Keep SPC data up-to-date as required.
  • Responsible for product filtration.
  • Responsible for product purity when changing products.


  • The Operator must not leave the plant until relieved by the next shift Operator or approval given by the Plant Manager.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of work area.
  • Must follow appropriate plant safety procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by the Managers.
  • Correctly and completely fill out batch sheet for each batch.


  • Responsible for quality within the reactor portion of process, including:
  • Prevention of product contamination.
  • Reproducible sampling.
  • Correct information on documentation related to the job.

Skill/Education Requirements:

  • Comprehend written procedures and instructions.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide as required to perform job.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must complete written operator’s proficiency test for evaluation purposes before transferring to this job (effective 01/93).

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs to reach tops of tanks, trucks and rail cars.
  • Able to handle 55-gallon drums (550 lbs.) with hand drum moving equipment.
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Handle 50 lb. bags of material.
  • Able to wear required safety equipment.
  • Able to move 2000 lb. “Super Sacks” by rolling on overhead hoist or with pallet jack.

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