Chemical Operator / Quality Control Laboratory TechnicianCoatex, INc
CHEMICAL OPERATOR & QC LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
COATEX, Inc., a specialty chemical manufacturer located in Chester, SC, is seeking to fill the following 2 positions:
Chemical Operator: to inspect, operate and control chemical processing and handling equipment associated with the production and/or processing of chemical products. Ancillary activities include routine inspection of equipment in a safe, effective and efficient manner.
Requirements: High School Diploma, MINIMUM 3 years’ manufacturing experience in a chemical process operation. Lift 50 lbs. regularly, basic computer literacy, automated processing systems experience is preferred, ability to operate a forklift. Varying first, second or third shift.
QC Laboratory Technician: to perform wet and analytical testing on raw materials and a wide range of water-based rheology modifiers. Will perform various testing in a fast passed environment and communicate with production personnel on product quality. Must have ability to understand basic chemistry, multitask and contribute in a small team environment. This is a direct hire position (rotating 2nd & 3rd shift) with excellent benefits.
Salary $18 - $20 per hour
Requirements: BS or Associate degree in Chemistry preferred or High School with minimum 5 years lab experience. Experience with HPLC, GC, and automated titration.Strong safety and work ethic, familiar with general safety and OSHA regulations. Good communication, math and reading skills.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug test and background checks.
Must be able to work rotating shifts and occasional overtime
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to be certified to wear a full-face respirator; Able to walk, sit, stand, and bend for a full 8 -12 hour shift; Able to climb stairs or portable steps.