Chemical Operator

A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 

Your Role:  

At EMD Performance Materials the Chemical Operator is responsible for the operation, monitoring and maintenance of small-scale chemical manufacturing processes and equipment. This role is primarily working in packaging of materials.  Performs all activities associated with manufacturing of air/moisture sensitive or pyrophoric chemical products.  Performs all activities associated with testing and packaging of air/moisture sensitive or pyrophoric chemical products.  Maintains manufacturing parameters within established control limits.  Documents and reports required process data in lab notebooks, batch records and SAP.  Assists in the manufacturing and monitoring of other chemical processes as assigned.  Cleans and maintains glassware, storage vessels and equipment.  Performs inventory transactions/reporting to ensure accurate receipt of goods and issuance of raw materials

The Chemical Operator adheres to safe chemical handling procedures for pyrophorics and other hazardous materials.  Properly identifies, labels and disposes of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes according to established procedures and requirements.  Follows company health, safety and environmental policies.  Adheres to company quality procedures and policies.  Maintains stock of equipment and manufacturing consumables as assigned.  Participates in physical inventories.  Undertakes calibration, basic repair and preventive maintenance tasks.  Participates in process hazard evaluations.  Participates in process improvement activities and other special projects as assigned.

Drafts procedures describing processes and associated manufacturing/operations activities.

Contributes to technical or process investigations and material review board meetings
 
Physical Attributes:

  • May occasionally lift 50 pounds
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Work in a glove box environment; wear a full-face respirator


Who You Are: 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in an industrial, manufacturing, laboratory or chemical setting


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with safety procedures relating to chemical handling
  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions (Standard Operating procedures)
  • Basic problem-solving abilities
  • Good oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • MS office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Experience or skill in repairing or maintaining equipment
  • Experience utilizing PPE in a chemical handling environment
  • Excellent fine motor skills, including the ability to handle basic hand tool such as wrenches
  • SAP Proficient
  • Able to Multi-Task

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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