Columbus, Mississippi, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 May 2024

Process Operator

We are looking for a Process Operator who has knowledge of how to fulfill functions related to the processes of the plant within the existing policies and procedures set out by the organization. You will be responsible for the field operations of the Sodium Chlorate process to produce in a safe, environmentally sound, and efficient manner.

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  



We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 



In your future role as Process Operator you will  

  • Responsible for ensuring safety, environmental and housekeeping standards are met. 
  • Must know the location, proper operation, and inspection procedures of safety equipment at the site.  Such equipment includes safety showers, jump tanks, fire extinguishers, fire pumps and hoses, and respirators. 
  • Responsible to maintain proper operating process conditions to continuously produce a quality product. 
  • Responsible for compliance with all operating procedures, safety policies and procedures, environmental policies and procedures, quality policies and procedures, and site policies and procedures. 
  • Correct and report all unsafe acts and conditions to the Process Foreman. 
  • Accurately documents normal, upset, and special process conditions in the appropriate location as determined by management. 
  • Accurately document and file documentation of raw material movements as directed by the Process Supervisor. 
  • Take necessary action in unforeseen situations such as shutdowns, equipment failures, and emergencies in order to secure the process and correct the situation. 
  • Perform laboratory analysis of process materials and interpret analysis results in order to maintain process chemistry and final product quality within required specifications. 
  • Will prepare equipment for maintenance, including initiation and execution of appropriate and relevant permits (Hot Work, Lock Out/Tag Out, Line Breaking, and Confined Space). 


We believe you bring

  • High School Diploma/GED with at least 2 years post-secondary/military education (technical area preferred); or three (3) or more years’ experience in the Chemical Industry preferred. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and respond to technical data associated with the plant operation. 
  • Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, decimals, and percentages and to apply the results to plant operations. Must be able to work with metric system measurements and conversions. 
  • Ability to solve practical and operational problems in the plant environment is crucial. 
  • Ability to interpret sample results and take appropriate responsive actions. 



Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  


About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


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We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 







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Closing date
1 May 2024
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Production Operator
Hierarchy level
Entry Level
Full time/part time
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