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Chemical Operator I

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: South Haven, MI, US, 49090

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

A Chemical Operator mechanically prepares production materials for packaging and shipment through centrifugation, drying, milling, compaction and classification using prescribed cGMP practices. Tends tumble dryers, mills, classifier, compactors and centrifugal extraction equipment. Completes proper documentation of all steps taken in the process.  This position reports to the Operations Supervisor.


  • Loads and operates milling machine to produce material that meets customer specifications
  • Compact and classify material to insure proper particle size
  • Pack out material in shipping containers and move into shipping warehouse
  • Maintain high level of housekeeping to prevent cross-contamination of material
  • Fill out proper documentation including batch records, AN, log books
  • Loads and operates tumble dryer to remove moisture from product
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends and overtime
  • Must be available to work 12-hour shifts

Required Skills

  • Candidate must have strong aptitude in mathematics, chemistry as well as good communication and writing skills with a strong mechanical aptitude

Required Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred manufacturing experience of 1+ years

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