Chemical Operator

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Augusta, Georgia, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Sep 2022

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

Location: Augusta, GA

Chemical Operator: Responsible for operating processes and equipment in the plant according to procedures in place and taking ownership over integrity of plant assets.


  • Ensure compliance in all aspects of safety with all applicable regulations 
  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement efforts in Augusta
  • Actively participate in BBS program in Augusta
  • Conduct 5S activities for the production area
  • Conduct autonomous maintenance in production area (including motor lubrication, boiler operations, failure identification, etc.)
  • Produce finished products (including blended products) using the documented operating procedures in a safe, efficient, and quality-focused manner
  • Analyze in-process, finished product, and raw materials using documented lab procedures
  • Receive raw materials in accordance with documented work procedures and schedule delivery of bulk raw material as ordered by the Plant Scheduler and Planner
  • Ensure site security outside of regular business hours (including weekends and holidays)
  • Qualified to operate all manufacturing processes of the Augusta site
  • Log and account for production, quality data, and losses
  • Keeps workplace and tools in order and accessible
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor or the Site Manager
  • Follow the process and procedures.
  • Operates the plant within the specified control limits.
  • Will not operate outside the specified control limits without formal authorization from the area supervisor, Site Responsible Engineer and/or Site Manager.
  • Conduct autonomous maintenance in production area (including motor lubrication, boiler operations, failure identification, etc.)
  • Ensure site security outside of regular business hours (including weekends and holidays)
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts in Augusta


  • High school diploma or GED required with >5 years’ experience in chemical manufacturing
  • Ability to do basic math calculations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and basic computer skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to creatively solve problems while maintaining a timely and cost-effective approach
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Working knowledge of SAP R/3, Delta V
  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicates effectively with various employee groups, contractors, and management.
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures
  • Requires daily contact with employees in other departments.
  • Requires daily contact with shipping Co personnel.
  • Ability to work shifts.
  • Overtime coverage is required, particularly for short-notice absences of other
    shift members.
  • May work in seated or standing positions for prolonged periods of time, performs
  • May use hand tools and operate fixed and mobile plant equipment

Vacancy data
Closing date
1 Sep 2022
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Job family
Integrated Supply Chain
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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