United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Operations Lab/Chemical Operator


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·Help create templates of process instructions and input into batch sheets

·Implement changes into 10L Operations Lab batch instructions in an organized and timely fashion

·Initiate the approval process (MOC) and route documents for approval

·Keep a log of all operations lab work and be able to articulate results

·Ability to find and gather all raw materials needed for the batch, communicate to purchasing and PD chemists to procure additional (and new) raw materials

·Communicate and work with cross functional teams outside of the Salisbury plant (PD, TCS, Purchasing, Quality, Sales) without supervision

·May include off shift hours and weekend work at times

·Maintain 5S locations for items within Operations Lab

·Maintain a detailed lab notebook for documentation and keep record of all batches

·Run lab-scale 10L batches and strips, lab blends, and other lab-scale production tasks for production, PD, and batch investigation purposes

·Keep active inventory of items for the 10L lab, making purchases as necessary to replenish items as needed

·Work as Chemical Operator when assigned and perform other duties as assigned


·Candidate must be a minimum of Chemical Operator Lvl 2, PSA as outlined in the training program for the Solution Acrylic Operations Matrix and have obtained the chemistry / technical knowledge as such (Ref. Doc. HR Salisbury 1.6-01).

·Have excellent organizational skills, ability to pay attention to detail, flexibility, and excellent attendance

·Proficient in the use Microsoft Excel, Word, and computer-based tasks such as SAP knowledge, MRP, BOMs (beyond label making).

·Have excellent interpersonal skills in general as they will be communicating with the Plant team, BWTR team (chemists), outside vendors (raws/lab equipment/beakers)

·Ability to work as a team member as well as be independent and self-sufficient with minimal supervision.

·Respond quickly and positively to changing priorities and ability to complete multi-task assignments on time.

·A portion of the time will be in the plant working as a Chemical Operator

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JOB ID: 21018817
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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