Infineum USA Chemical Operator (Production Technician) in New Jersey, United States

Chemical Operator (Production Technician)

The Production Technician will safely perform tasks that reflect substantial variety and complexity, and will rely on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals listed below.

This is a union position.

Key Outputs: What we can expect from you
  • Move control settings to make necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions, quality and yields.• Monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights and other indicators. • Listen for warning signals to verify conformity of process conditions. • Operate chemical processing equipment using a Distributed Control System (DCS).• Draw samples of products in order to monitor processing and ensure that standards are met.• Knowledge of operator chemical processing equipment such as pumps, mixers, valves and piping. • Prepare equipment for maintenance. Must know lock-out-tag-out (LOTO) procedures.• Must be able to control operations of equipment or systems including watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. • Any additional responsibilities as assigned.

    A successful candidate is likely to have:

• 5 years or more experience in power generation, refinery, chemical, pharmaceutical, paint/polymer, cosmetics, food or automotive industries.• Familiarity with heat exchangers (shell/tube), plate and frame and fin flanges.• Experience working with pressure/temperature gauges, level instruments, flowmeters, control valves and remote operated valves, centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps (e.g., gear, diaphragm) and piston pumps. • Experience working with solids handling equipment utilizing screw and pneumatic conveyors. Separation equipment including centrifuges, filtration (bag/cartridge), flash drums, wipe film evaporators, and liquid separation towers (pack tower and tray tower). • Microsoft Outlook and basic computer skills preferred.• SAP experience desired.• Tank wagon and rail car experience preferred.

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Closing Date

31 August 2017


New Jersey, USA

Role Function and Group

Supply / Manufacturing / Unit Operations