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Chemical Operator in St. Louis, MO at PQ Corporation

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description

PQ Corporation is an international manufacturer of industrial and specialty chemicals.  We are currently searching for a Chemical Production Operator at our St. Louis manufacturing facility. 

 This position is responsible for producing finished product per customer specifications from raw materials and will:

 Operate in compliance with all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations; Monitor the process through manual and/or automated control panel adjustments;  

Respond to signals and alarms according to established procedures;

Perform lab testing for in-process and finished products;

Control production from formation to packaging;

Document test results and observations; 

Be responsible for loading and unloading of trucks;

Create Bills of Lading and Certificates of Analysis for shipments;

Communicate process information and issues with other production operators, maintenance & management;

Perform housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and safe working environment.   


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent and/or can demonstrate good math and reading skills. Post high school education desired.
  •  Experience with PLC processes, Microsoft Excel, SAP, Statistical Process Control (including Control Charts) is a plus.  Fork Truck license preferred.

     The successful candidate will apply mathematical concepts in a variety of situations; be able to demonstrate analytical and troubleshooting skills; demonstrate strong aptitude for understanding production processes, have good communication skills, and have the ability to multi-task in a team oriented environment; and must be available to work 12 hour rotating shift, including weekends and holidays.




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