Follows instructions on batch sheets and operating instructions. Weighs out quantities of liquid and solid chemicals
Adds chemicals to reactors, mix tanks, or other equipment.
Monitors reactions. Samples vessel contents and adjusts conditions based on test results Transfers chemicals between vessels. Adjusts valve positions, uses pumps and chemical hoses Operates centrifuges, filters and other separation devices.
Loads dryers and monitors results.
Grinds product and packages for sale
Recovers solvents by distillation and operates wastewater treatment system. These positions start at $17.50 and pay depending on experience
Trains new operators.
Completes operating records accurately.
Maintains inventory of in-process materials, including incomplete batches and mother liquors.
Inventories manufacturing supplies and notifies supervisor when supplies are needed. Completes other tasks as assigned by management.