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Chemical Mix Machine Operator


Reference Number: SRMN0925

Chemical Mix Machine Operator
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Minnetonka, MN
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Job Description


As the Chemical Mix Machine Operator, you will operate state-of-the-art membrane coating equipment, including chemical mixing, quality checks, troubleshooting, and packaging. You will perform quality workmanship and keep scheduled deadlines to meet customer expectations.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Membrane Fabricator, you will:
• Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) rules, including housekeeping practices; participate in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits
• Proactively communicate and address safety concerns
• Set-up, operate, and clean membrane production equipment
• Conduct handling and mixing of chemicals according to prescribed formulas and procedures (strong acids, bases, and solvents are used in regular process)
• Enter production data into database, forms, logs, and SAP accurately, clearly, and completely
• Move raw materials and finished products to proper locations
• Monitor and document raw material and final product quality, including making adjustments to coating processes to assure membrane meets specifications, and perform and document cell tests on membrane
• Perform troubleshooting to identify and correct root cause of malfunction to minimize scrap
• Follow all life-critical policies and procedures (Lock-out/Tag-Out, Confined Space Entry, Line-Break)
• Contain, label, store, and transfer hazardous waste according to applicable regulations
• May be required to unload and test bulk chemical tankers
• Support area cycle counts, inventory control, SAP transactions
• Perform regularly scheduled maintenance and calibration procedures
• Prepare and package membrane samples
• Assist in process changes and new product development
• Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor, Facilitator, or LeadRequirements:
Essential Responsibilities:
As the Chemical Mix Machine Operator, you will:
• Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) rules, including housekeeping practices; participate in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits
• Proactively communicate and address safety concerns
• Set-up, operate, and clean membrane production equipment
• Conduct handling and mixing of chemicals according to prescribed formulas and procedures (strong acids, bases, and solvents are used in regular process)
• Enter production data into database, forms, logs, and SAP accurately, clearly, and completely
• Move raw materials and finished products to proper locations
• Monitor and document raw material and final product quality, including making adjustments to coating processes to assure membrane meets specifications, and perform and document cell tests on membrane
• Perform troubleshooting to identify and correct root cause of malfunction to minimize scrap
• Follow all life-critical policies and procedures (Lock-out/Tag-Out, Confined Space Entry, Line-Break)
• Contain, label, store, and transfer hazardous waste according to applicable regulations
• May be required to unload and test bulk chemical tankers
• Support area cycle counts, inventory control, SAP transactions
• Perform regularly scheduled maintenance and calibration procedures
• Prepare and package membrane samples
• Assist in process changes and new product development
• Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor, Facilitator, or Lead

Additional Notes
Work Monday, Thursday, Friday one week (36 hours). Then the opposite Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday the following week (48 hours). Built in overtime (pay at 1.5x) every other week.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• High School Diploma/GED

• Minimum of 1 year (12-months) of experience as a machine operator, maintenance technician, chemical mixer/handler, or military service in a technical background -OR- minimum of 6 months of experience as a membrane operator.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Willingness to work with chemicals, including solvents and acids
• Ability to work overtime
• Ability to work a schedule that rotates days of the week and includes every other weekend coverage, resulting in working seven out of every fourteen days
• Ability to work a 12-hour shift schedule
• Willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, safety shoes, and, on an intermittent basis, a full-face respirator



Desired Characteristics:
• Associate’s Degree in engineering, industrial technology, instrumentation, automated systems and robotics, electronics engineering technology, industrial controls and robotics, right skills now for manufacturing, chemistry, or similar technical associates degree
• Inventory control experience using SAP or other inventory control program
• Experience troubleshooting a continuous web or paper handling process
• Ability to complete simple shop math calculations (percentages, chemical usage rates, yields, etc.)
• Experience using lab equipment such as FTIR (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy), UV-Vis (ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy), Karl Fisher, viscometer, conductivity meter, micrometer, or other similar lab equipment
• Programmable Logic Control experience
• High attention for detail to ensure safe and accurate chemical mixing
• Knowledge and understanding of web-handling manufacturing
• Trained to operate a fork truck in a manufacturing area
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to learn and understands all policies, practices, and procedures
• Experience working with chemicals


You will work shifts that are 12-hours long, starting at 5:50pm (night) on a rotating week schedule.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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