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Chemical Processing Operator (Level 2)

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 20095 Apply

Chemical Processing Operators are members of the Processing department within Waxdale where the primary purpose it to combine raw materials through manual and automated addition processes to produce chemical intermediate batches.  The Operators support aerosols and liquids filling lines by ensuring safe delivery of high-quality chemical intermediates on time and in full.  The Processing team members maintain a strong continuous improvement mindset to execute projects in the areas of safety, quality, and production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Based on business need, team members rotate to different job assignments in multiple processing areas and locations and rotate work schedules.
  • Handle various chemicals in a safe manner utilizing Standard Daily Work which complies with SCJ policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Be a self-starter and effectively work with peers across all three shifts in the completion of tasks.
  • Perform daily activities in Safety, Quality, Leadership, Lean and other duties as assigned.
  • Take ownership for completion of all assigned tasks.
  • Accumulate large amounts of information from numerous sources to make quick, accurate decisions.
  • Accept responsibility for making decisions affecting the environment, safety, quality, customer service, and productivity.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant manufacturing experience

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Previous Manufacturing experience
  • Previous Chemical Operating experience
  • Strong problem solving, math and communication skills, including written and interpersonal
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office suite
  • Previous experience in highly regulated processes
  • Proven ability to apply problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Flexibility to work within teams and independently with minimal supervision to meet operational goals
  • Working knowledge of Safety, and Health and Environment principles and practices in a manufacturing setting.
  • Mechanical background including equipment troubleshooting skills, familiarity with pumps, valves and P&IDs.  Maintenance or pipefitting abilities are a plus.
  • Previous experience with automated control systems, including alarm management
  • Lean (TPM) knowledge or exposure to concepts (i.e. 5S, autonomous production, editing/creating documents)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Process Safety Management experience

Job Requirements:

  • Full-time
  • 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, 12-hour Rotating (7pm-7am)
  • Team members may be asked to work alternative working schedules (i.e. other than M-F) depending on the needs of the business. Notice will be given per policy prior to moving to an alternative working schedule.
  • Willingness to work overtime is expected.
  • Physical requirements include lifting bags weighing up to 50 pounds, repetitive motion and movement of product line hoses, and up and down stair activity. This includes lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching overhead, pushing, and pulling during the duration of the shift.
  • All of ones’ time is spent in manufacturing working environment.
  • Some of workday may be spent outdoors and in inclement weather.

Selection Procedure:
All potential candidates must pass the Chemical Process Operator test assessment. The selection process will include a behavioral-based interview.

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice as assigned by the Manager. The job description does not constitute a contract of employment and the position remains at-will.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information. 


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