Chemical Blender – Day Shift

Jacam Chemical

Gardendale, TX

Safely perform liquid or solid batch type chemical operations associated with devulcanizers, batch stills, molds, fermenting tanks, steam-jacketed kettles and or reactor vessels. Handle chemicals in accordance with written or verbal instruction. Perform routine and operator level preventive maintenance and cleaning of equipment or surroundings as required. Conduct and log QA/QC of product. Work well within a team atmosphere.

Essential Functions:

•Ability to successfully use heating and cooling systems per standard operating procedures and employee training

•Use exothermic and endothermic reaction training to recognize an abnormal chemical reaction situation

•Contact the proper supervisor or maintenance personnel if abnormal situation occurs

•Fill out proper mass balance after chemical reaction has been finished and final product weight has been measured

•Work with proper HSE personnel to handle any wastes generated during chemical reaction

•Proficient with required Safety & Hazmat policies, procedures and reporting

•Maintain, inspect and clean equipment and facilities as required per standard operating procedures

•Sample, test and log results of materials and products as required, to ensure quality and control of product

•Blend chemical per manufacturing specifications. No substitutions or modifications without supervisor’s authorization

•Use proper container for the finished blended material, making sure all proper labeling is applied

•Verify the correct batch number is applied to the container and quality control sample is collected a properly stored

•Starts pumps and agitators, turns valves, or moves controls of processing equipment to admit, transfer, filter, or mix chemicals

•Follow the appropriate Hazmat clean up and disposal procedures and immediately report all spills to the Blend Facility Supervisor

•Maintain the highest levels of sanitation in order to preserve the quality of the product

•High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
•Ability to use various power tools safely
•Basic knowledge of various pumps and valves
•Forklift Certification preferred, but not required
•Preferred welding experienceSkills & Abilities:
•Computer Skills: Have basic computer skills. Efficiently navigate a web browser, follow online instructions, type and use a mouse.
•Work Ethic: Be dependable, trustworthy, truthful, and credible in the workplace. Display a sincere desire to provide service or assistance, follow instructions, and take responsibility for own actions. Show a commitment to doing the best job possible.
•Physical Abilities: Lift and carry 100 pounds in various packaging. Tip and move 55 gallon drums, weighing up to 600 pounds, with the use of a drum dolly.

Work Environment:
Chemical Manufacturing environment inside and outside of metal buildings. Employee will work in extreme temperatures and in a chemical odors environment. Depending on exact position, employee may need to: Operate a forklift, tip and move 55 gallon drums weighing up to 600 pounds with a drum dolly, lift and carry 100 pounds in various packaging lift and handle empty 55 gallon drums. 

Come join our team and have amazing benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, company-paid life insurance and more!