Chemical Operator Job
BASF - Peekskill, NY

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Chemical Operator-1203034

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Description
Peekskill Chemical Operator

Description:
The Peekskill, NY Pigment manufacturing site is seeking candidates for the position of Chemical Operator. This position is responsible for mixing/blending of materials, operation of process equipment, material handling, instrument monitoring, record keeping, and forklift operation. Must follow all safety procedures and act in a safe manner at all times.

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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Efficiently operate equipment: adding materials at designated times and observing chemical reactions; monitor gauges, samples and recorders to ensure timely completion of quality batches per production schedule.
  • Adjust controls and valves to maintain systems at specified temperature, pressure and speed.
  • Maintain housekeeping at excellent levels, keeping the tanks, floor and reactor deck areas clean.
  • Required to operate a forklift in a safe manner
  • Wear necessary safety equipment and follow company established Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Posses a valid Drivers License
  • Be able to pass the BASF Pre-Employment tests
  • Experience in a chemical plant or manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Posses intermediate computer skills (Use computerized process system, Internet, email, etc.)
  • An understanding and awareness of chemicals and their nature, hazards, safety and health issues etc. (MSDS's, use of PPE etc.) is beneficial
  • Physical strength is required to operate manual process equipment. Must meet lifting requirements (50 lbs.) and pass physical requirements.
  • Must demonstrate ability to be self-directed working with minimal supervision
  • Chemical Operators work a 12 hour shift on a 2,2,3 schedule 24/7
Primary Location: United States-New York-Peekskill
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Night Job
Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions & Pigments North America

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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 112,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close...