Apex Systems, Inc Chemical Operator - 783853 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apex Life Sciences is currently looking for a chemical operator to work with our client in Pittsburgh. The role of the Chemical Operator is to operate various types of chemical processing equipment safely and efficiently and in compliance with prescribed operating procedures. Company Details: Specialty and fine chemical compound manufacturer. Position will be working in a manufacturing environment, NOT a clean lab. Shift: Must be open to working all shifts. Training will be on day light shift. Position will be on 2nd or 3rd shift. Culture/Team: Very collaborative, team-focused, and safety centered culture! Additional Aspects/Perks: Strong career growth potential, as this organization provides a lot of hands-on experience to their Chemical Operators, and a percentage of our Contractors end up becoming permanent employees! Key Responsibilities of Chemical Operator: Operate a variety of process equipment including; reaction systems, distillation systems, filters, extractors, autoclaves, reactors, pumps, and centrifuges in compliance with prescribed operating procedures Load and unload raw materials, intermediates, and finished products into and out of process equipment Assist in calibrating and maintaining the instrumentation Monitor and record reactions, noting changes in chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances Adjust valves and controls to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels Maintain log of gauge readings, shift production, and equipment malfunctions Draw product samples and perform tests to ensure product meets specifications Responsible for promoting and supporting the company's safety and quality initiatives in accordance with the duties and responsibilities of this position. Requirements of Chemist: AS/BS degree in the sciences Incumbent must have excellent mathematical and reading skills including the ability to obtain a passing score on the Wonderlic Personnel Test Proficient mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity is essential Occasional lifting requirement of 50 lbs from the knees and waist The ability to wear a respirator while performing certain job functions is essential Must be able to work flexible hours If interested apply now! Also, please send updated resume and contact information to Pittsburgh@apexlifesciences.com VEVRAA Federal Contractor We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state. We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.