Particle Process Operator

Position Description

Job Summary

The Particle Process Operator will safely operate a variety of processing equipment in preparing liquid or solid chemicals. The number one priority of the PPO is to create and continuously monitor a safe work environment for themselves and everyone. Operators prepare, monitor, and clean equipment used to mill, grade, mix, filter, 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 PPO sets up and conducts tests and analysis to gather data and meet product specifications. The PPO will be responsible for keeping record of products and materials shipped and received within the company, and ensure orders are filled correctly. Responsibilities include milling, grading, mixing and safely handling chemicals, recording information and observations, as well as troubleshooting issues with equipment. The PPO problem-solves collaboratively with peers and makes decisions utilizing their specialized knowledge. The PPO demonstrates teamwork, follow instructions and production schedules, and act quickly when a problem arises. The PPO will have a thorough understanding of policies, procedures, quality standards, good manufacturing practices and safety environment regulations. Shifts include Monday through Thursday from 7pm to 7am, Friday through Sunday from 7am to 7pm, and Friday through Sunday from 7pm to 7am.

Role Summary:

  • Maintain accurate inventory control
  • Monitoring equipment
  • 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, milling, and grading is fundamentally the same everywhere)
  • Ability to multi-task, back-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

  • Experience in Production or Manufacturing is preferred
  • A.S. or B.S. in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field or equivalent work experience is preferred, but not required

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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Particle Process Operator

Location: Olyphant, Pennsylvania

Posting Date: 01/25/2023

Job Code: USA04779

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