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Chemical Manufacturing Operator

Kelly Services

Cleveland, OH
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Job Title Chemical Manufacturing Operator

Jobid US51FPJS_BH1434040

Location: Cleveland, OH, 44101, USA

Description Kelly Scientific is hiring Chemical Operators for a 12 month contract opportunity in the Cleveland area! The shift is Monday through Friday 6:00am -2:30pm and pays $17/hour.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.Prepares basic chemical compounds following standard written procedures describing basic synthesis techniques.

2.Operates production equipment such as reactors, solvent pumps, centrifuges, balances and tumbler dryers used in the production of chemical products. Produces chemical products to a purity and quality to meet specifications as established by the Quality Control Department.

3.Documents the preparation and purification of chemical production in a proper and timely manner. Documentation includes manufacturing records, manufacturing orders (MOs) preps, inventory requests, equipment logs, laboratory notebooks, computer entries and other records.

4.Assists in the evaluation, modification and development of chemical production procedures with the intent of improving the quality, yield and/or cost efficiency of chemical products. Makes modifications with the approval of the Manufacturing Supervisor. Documents development of synthesis procedures using proper laboratory protocol and validation. Writes revisions of production procedures to a standard format. Submits revisions for approval to the Manufacturing Supervisor.

5.Performs chemical production procedures using safe practices for the use and handling of chemicals. Complies with safety and regulatory guidelines as described under OSHA, NIOSH, EPA and other agencies and as established by the company's safety programs. Uses appropriate safety apparel such as shoes, safety glasses, uniform, dust masks, respirators, gloves, back support, and/or other safety equipment when deemed necessary by laboratory procedures or in the handling of chemicals.

6.Performs basic analytical analysis such as pH measurements to test chemicals, solutions, or intermediates. Properly packages and submits chemical products to the Quality Control test laboratory for thorough analysis and verification of purity.

7.Cleans and maintains equipment and glassware used for performing the duties of the job. Keeps assigned work area clean and uncluttered. Writes Work Orders for Maintenance repairs or adjustments needed on production equipment.

8.Properly stores and labels chemical reagents and solvents. Requisitions chemical and other items from inventory or purchase according to company procedure.

9.Properly disposes of, destroys or recovers chemical waste and by-products generated during chemical production. Makes efforts to minimize the quantities of chemicals requiring waste handling, especially if hazardous.

10.Requires Technician to be available to work occasional overtime hours in order to meet production order timelines, as determined by department management.

11.Organizes and maintains a clean and orderly work area in accordance with the administrative General Housekeeping policy.

12.Responsible for following general personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements as established by company policy.

13.Performs all functions in a safe and timely manner in accordance with OSHA standards and general rules and regulations governing the work place.

14.Seeks guidance from Supervisor as needed to ensure the above.

15.Attends, and is punctual for, appropriate meetings and training in-services.

16.All other duties as assigned.


-High School diploma or equivalent required.

-Must have experience working with chemicals


-The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

-The employee frequently is required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

-The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with equipment or manpower assistance.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

-Previous experience in a chemical manufacturing environment desirable and beneficial.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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