Hours:  2nd – 2p-10p

Dress code: Uniforms provided by company

Length of assignment:  Evaluation hire depending on job performance, attitude, and attendance

Job Description: Associates engaged in mixing or polymerization operations who perform the following essential job functions.  A Chemical Operator I is an entry level position typically defined as having been in the Chemical Operations department for less than 2 years and having been trained in less than 2 manufacturing areas within the department.  


Essential Functions:

  • Follows all safety regulations to include grounding, bonding, nitrogen inserting, use of PPE, and appropriate use of exhaust vents.
  • Wears appropriate clothing to include: ESD shoes, long pants, and long sleeves
  • Performs a variety of production tasks which include, but are not limited to setting up equipment, adjusting and operating equipment, observing for proper functioning of equipment, and inspecting/testing of products.
  • Adds ingredients which require specific measurements, addition, and mixing techniques as required by procedures and batch records.
  • Performs visual inspection of all materials used and produced
  • Operates a variety of support equipment such as mixers, balances, pumps, mixers, mills, granulators, timers, and controllers
  • Accurately performs work assignments and computer transactions that are required to adjust inventory.
  • Accurately performs calculations using various units of measure.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment following departmental 6S requirements, notifying lead operator and/or supervisor of unsafe practices, conditions, or acts.
  • Achieve quality and throughput goals.
  • Performs work according to SPAR’s, WIs, and verbal instructions. Seeks lead operator and/or supervisor assistance in resolving problems not covered by procedures.
  • Effectively communicates with other associates, lead operators and supervisors while maintaining the self-confidence and self-esteem of others; relays information to the next shift; voluntarily assists other associates and communicates effectively to prevent problems from occurring.
  • Completes required verifications and documentation accurately and neatly.
  • Participates in training and assists with training where applicable.
  • Participates in problem-solving and takes initiative to make changes through the UCM and change control process where applicable.
  • Collaborates and contributes to the development of new products, processes, and equipment
  • Responsible for following all applicable waste handling procedures



Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Specifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and previous production experience is highly desirable (preferably in web handling, such as paper or fabric manufacturing, printing, coating, etc.)
  • Conforms to the Guiding Principles, Company Policies, Quality Systems, ISO, OSHA, etc.
  • Uses procedures and skills, which require considerable training, to carrying out assignments
  • Work environment involves moderate risks or discomforts requiring special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, machines, irritant chemicals; may be required to use personal protective equipment such as masks, uniforms, hairnets, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, shields, etc.
  • Physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities should be expected; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items (objects 50-100 pounds with lift assist); requires common physical characteristics and abilities, such as above-average agility and dexterity
  • The work involves the execution of procedures which make up a finished product of a broader scope; the component product affects the accuracy, reliability, or acceptability of further processing

Ways to Apply: 

  • Resumes may be emailed to Jobs.YorkPA@ExpressPros.com 
  • Stop by our York office: 2210 E. Market St. York, Pa 17402 

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express can help you find the type of job that is a perfect fit for your needs and abilities, and you’ll never pay a fee for our services and support.  Whether you’re looking for a full-time position, part-time work, or a more flexible schedule, Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment goals including Administrative, Commercial, and Professional positions.  Benefits available to Eligible Express Associates:


  • Medical Plan/Dental Plan
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vision/Eyewear Plan
  • Vacation Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Referral Bonuses



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