Chemical Process Operator

Position Description

Job Summary

The Chemical Process Operator will safely operate a variety of processing equipment in preparing liquid or solid chemicals. The number one priority of the CPO is to create and continuously monitor a safe work environment for themselves and everyone. Operators prepare, monitor and clean equipment used to mix and process chemicals. They utilize analytical instrumentation to measure product quality throughout the manufacturing process and use their in-depth knowledge to follow a detailed process control plan to safely produce quality products that meet specifications. The CPO sets up and conducts tests and analysis to gather data and meet product specifications. CPO will be responsible for keeping record of products and materials shipped and received within the company, and ensure orders are filled correctly. Responsibilities include mixing and safely handling chemicals, recording information and observations, and troubleshooting issues with equipment. The CPO problem solves collaboratively with peers and makes decisions utilizing their specialized knowledge. The CPO demonstrates teamwork, follows instructions and production schedules, and acts quickly when a problem arises. The CPO will have a thorough understanding of policies, procedures, quality standards, good manufacturing practices and safety environment regulations.

Role Summary:

  • Own organizational safety as a personal responsibility
  • Immediately rectify unsafe behaviors and conditions that can result in accidents and injuries
  • Maintain accurate inventory control
  • Use measuring equipment to meet product specifications
  • Maintain accurate and efficient data input
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite and Windows 10
  • Ability to independently follow an SOP/PCP/WIN
  • Communicate well with other departments
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean work area (this includes anywhere the employee works throughout the day)
  • Demonstrate transferable skills in application (example: pH probes, scales, and grading is fundamentally the same everywhere)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Responsible for performing scheduled autonomous maintenance tasks
  • Prepare material for quality certification
  • Pass all audits
  • Evaluate all tasks prior to performing them, both standard and non-standard, for risk.  Complete the “Risk Assessment Form” without being told when a risk is personally perceived to be high.  Make simple corrections to reduce risk and communicate the results to leadership.
  • Accurate usage of acute toxicity category 3 and 4 chemicals

Required Qualifications

B.S in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field or equivalent work experience.


Company Summary

With over 60,000 employees working across 46 countries, Saint-Gobain’s Innovative Materials Sector boasts a unique and profitable portfolio of high-tech and high value-added solutions for housing and construction, mobility, healthcare and industry.

A true technology bridgehead for the Saint-Gobain Group, the Innovative Materials Sector is supported by 3 powerful growth drivers: innovation, co-development and research.

In the field of High Performance Materials, it proposes a comprehensive range of innovative technologies targeting the housing and construction market, transport, industry and healthcare, and combined into four families of materials: ceramics, polymers, abrasives and technical fabrics. Flat Glass is a world leader in manufacturing, processing and selling glass products for the construction and transportation sector (including the automotive industry).


Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Chemical Process Operator

Location: Olyphant, Pennsylvania

Posting Date: 08/05/2021

Job Code: 587263

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