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Chemical Plant Operator - Reman Department

Gage Products Company
3.5 out of 5
821 Wanda Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220
$20 - $22 an hour - Full-time


821 Wanda Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance

Full job description

*****Hours for this position are 3pm - 11:30pm M-F****


· Monitor and operate processes in the remanufacturing department

· Manage batch tickets and ProcessPro data entry for batch ticket postings and safely operate equipment to complete order / batch

· Perform material off-loading, handling, processing, and loading processes

· Ensure security of plant for weekend shutdown

· Work area cleanup and maintenance integrating Lean Manufacturing and 5S principles to continuously improve cleanliness and appearance of work areas

· Routine equipment inspection and minor repair / maintenance

· Utilize Kanban principles to prevent unnecessary buildup of inventories in work areas; continuously strive to minimize inventory levels of all materials.

· Focus on continuous improvement, and communicate improvement ideas on a frequent basis to fuels supervisor

· Work smoothly with personnel from other departments, including laboratory, health and safety, other production departments, management, and all other employees of Gage.

· Remain vigilant at all times and report any suspicious findings to area supervisors

· Operate plant vehicles, including hi-lo’s, drum pickers/squeezers, and yard switchers

· Maintain a positive and optimistic attitude

QUALIFICATIONS (Skills, knowledge, experience):

· Ability to interact with a computer on a frequent basis

· Basic math skills (high school level)

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Must be able to function without direct supervision

· Chemical and hazardous material handling skills helpful

· Required to operate yard switcher and fork truck


· Climb ladders

· Able to lift up to 60 pounds

· Able to work in the outdoors for extended periods of time

· Able to wear an air purifying respirator and other safety equipment

· Able to drive powered industrial vehicles such as fork lifts

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ferndale, MI 48220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Required)
  • Maintenance: 2 years (Required)
  • Chemicals: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person