A chemical manufacturing company, located in Pittsburgh, is seeking Chemical Operators.
Will be responsible for operating various types of chemical processing equipment, including reaction systems, distillation systems, filters, extractors, autoclaves, reactors, pumps, and centrifuges in compliance with prescribed operating procedures.
Load and unload raw materials, intermediates, and finished products into and out of process equipment.
Adjust valves and controls to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels.
Monitor and record reactions, noting changes in chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances.
Maintain log of gauge readings, shift production, and equipment malfunctions.
Draw product samples and perform tests to ensure product meets specifications.
AS or BS Degree in Chemistry and 1-2 years of experience within a chemical manufacturing environment
Proficient mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity is essential, may require lifting up to 65 lbs.
Must have excellent math and documentation skills.
Will be required to wear a respirator while performing certain job functions.
Must be able to work flexible hours, rotating shifts.
Shifts: Monday-Friday, 2:50pm-10:50pm and Sunday-Thursday, 10:40pm-6:40am. Shifts will rotate on occasion. Will train on 1st shift.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly rate depends on experience
JH Technical Services, Inc. / JH Staffing Services was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. JH has become one of the area’s fastest growing and most respected staffing firms, and is focused on assisting both clients and candidates throughout the tri-state area. We offer contract, contract to hire, and permanent placement options. The industries that we specialize in include t...he following: Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, and Professional/Office. The Right Recruiter. The Right Measurements. The Right Candidates.