Chemical Operator

United States, Rochester (New York)

Chemical Operator

What makes YOU different?

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence. Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

LSI has a great opportunity for a Chemical Operator in our Rochester, NY facility. This position pays $22.00/hour with experience, offers a $1,000 sign-on bonus plus benefits and 401K with company match. Perform chemical operation tasks such as blending, extracting, drying, distillations, effecting size reductions with capability to perform and become certified in all processes involved in the full product line of the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safe and efficient operation of assigned process areas such that all regulatory, health, safety and environmental requirements are satisfied.

  • Must acquire a working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and ISO requirements. Responsible for maintaining cGMP standards of position in daily tasks and operations. Maintenance of data integrity at all times.

  • Works daily to insure areas of responsibility are meeting housekeeping standards to avoid hazards.

  • Will handle hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste during the normal operation of this position.

  • Constantly striving to improve process knowledge, obtain new certifications and maintain existing certifications.

  • Informs supervision in a timely manner of conditions which may affect safety, quality, capacity or cause a process equipment hazard.

  • Proactively shares ideas or takes action to implement changes that will improve the site and your processes.

  • Works cooperatively as an active member of own and cross-functional teams.

  • Steps forward and takes personal accountability for outcomes resulting from choice, behaviors or actions.

  • May be required to work overtime as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • 2 years of experience in manufacturing or related field

  • cGMP experience and prior chemical operator experience is preferred. SAP a plus

  • Must be comfortable with working a rotating 12-hour shift

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to its customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R27448