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Chemical Operator

Location : Wyandotte, MI
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : 12058
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+ years experience
Required Education : High School Diploma or Equivalent
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


Our client, a major chemical manufacturer, is looking for a contract Chemical Production Operator to work at their Wyandotte, MI, site. 


This is a long-term contract position currently budgeted for 12 months (possibility of extension or direct hire for the right candidate) and a starting pay rate of $19/Hour. 


This position is responsible for providing support to team members in activities such as operation of chemical processes, loading and unloading tank trucks and rail cars and other operational activities as needed.

This position will be hands on manufacturing, interfacing with product and equipment. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Demonstrating good safety standards 

  • Pumping and loading/unloading of tank trucks and rail cars

  • Troubleshooting equipment

  • Operating a forklift 

  • Chemical processes


12-hour rotating shifts (two week rotation of days, two week rotation of nights)

  • 2 week cycle (36 hours one week, 48 hours the next week) 

  • 2 weeks day shift (7 AM - 7 PM)

  • 2 weeks night shift (7 PM - 7 AM) 

  • Every other weekend off 

  • Overtime likely



Required Qualifications :


  • Manufacturing assembly/production experience is Required; 3 years’ experience as a chemical operator Preferred

  • Basic computer skills

  • Must work well in a team environment

  • Demonstrate good work habits (attendance, safety, housekeeping, etc.)

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • SAP basic knowledge

  • Must be able to work 24/7 rotating shifts 

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 55 lbs. 

  • Must be able to work from heights to small contained areas 

  • Must be able to wear a face mask/shield when needed

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