• Chemical Operator

    Posted: 03/16/2021

    Rome, Floyd, GA (30165)(public transit accessible)
    Number of openings: 2

    Working days vary between weekdays and weekends
    Normal work shifts: Varies
    Overtime IS required for this position
    Hourly "Non-exempt" position

    A chemical company located in Rome, GA that has been in business for over 12 years has immediate openings for experienced Chemical Operators. The Chemical Operator is responsible for operating batch chemical processing systems according to batch record instructions in a safe, efficient and clean manner. 

    Qualifications: 1 to 2 years of experience in a manufacturing setting and/or chemical company experience preferred. High School Diploma or GED required. Must be able to read, write, and comprehend Standard English.  Must be able to wear a respirator and pass a respirator and fit test. Successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen is required. 

    Working conditions: This position has exposure to the chemical production area of the plant. Safety glasses are required on the production floor and area at all times. Must be able to work in a warehouse facility where temperatures may range from 32°F up to 105°F as well as work outside in all weather conditions. 

    Physical Requirements: 
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, frequently. 
    • Ability to sit, stand, and climb stairs for up to 12 hours per day. 
    • Able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 20 feet, on occasion. 
    • Able to perform manual dexterity tasks. 
    • Occasional turning, twisting, stooping, bending, and reaching. 
    • Requires the ability to wear a respirator for up to 4 hours a day and meet facial hair guidelines. 

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or etc.). THIS IS NOT A CONTRACT. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, respirator/ fit test, and background check. 

    Only those who meet qualifications need apply. 
    Job Type: Full-time 40+ hours per week 

    Required education: 
    • High school or equivalent 

    Required experience: 
    • Chemical Operator: 1-2 years 
    • Manufacturing: 1-2 years 

    Salary and Benefits
    The hours for this role are Full-time, Permanent
    Leave benefits include Paid holidays and Vacation/paid time off
    Retirement benefits include ESOP and 401K
    Insurance benefits provided by the company include Life, GMB, and Teladoc
    Miscellaneous benefits include Clothing/Uniform

    Required notice about this job
    Criminal background check notice
    Individuals with conviction or arrest histories are not prohibited from applying for this job. The public workforce system has identified criminal record exclusions or restrictions in the attached job announcement. These exclusions or restrictions may be unlawful under certain circumstances. Therefore, the system is providing this notice to job seekers.
    We are employee-owned and offer a competitive wage as well as a comprehensive benefits package including group medical bridge, life, 401K, and optional medical, dental, and vision. If interested, apply on-line.  Completed applications or resumes and reference release form may be sent to erin@lewischem.com. Applications can be found at: https://www.lewischem.com/apply