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TY-Chemical Operator Trainee

Date: May 8, 2023

Location: Tyrone, PA, US, 16686

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 21972 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

Grace is seeking an Operator Trainee to join our Production team! This role reports to the Production Manager and is located at Tyrone PA.  This position performs various operations necessary for the production of chemicals, adhering to all applicable Grace rules and regulations, maintaining a safe work environment, and adhering to production schedules. 

Compensation: From $20.80 an hour up to $31.00 an hour


  • loading raw materials
  • operating various types of process equipment
  • transferring chemicals from one area to another
  • monitoring the equipment and processes
  • documenting the reading
  • packaging the finished product

Physical Requirements and Environment

    Required Qualifications

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Prior industry related experience preferred
    • Prior experience working shift work preferred

    Preferred Qualifications

    The incumbent must be versatile, flexible and able to react quickly and effectively to potential problems and take the appropriate action to correct or notify the proper person.  The incumbent must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and be able to set priorities with minimum supervision.  A good working knowledge of the chemical manufacturing process is preferred.   



    Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

    Life Insurance and Disability

    Grace Wellness Program

    Flexible Workplace

    Retirement Plans 

    401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%

    Paid Vacation and Holidays

    Parental Leave

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Company Donation Match Program

    Other Compensation

    Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

    Nearest Major Market: Altoona
    Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown