Bartow, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Operator

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are looking for a Operator for our Bartow, FL, location. This role executes all assigned work safely, effectively and efficiently within the general scope for the mechanic role. Provides feedback on preventative maintenance that might improve the process and notes additional work required on inspected equipment. Responds to emergency or unplanned work as needed, including callouts. Works on plant modifications including work on capital improvements. Participates in operation of plant utility systems.


This position is located at the Bartow, FL, manufacturing facility.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support and advance the site safety culture
  • 3-5 years of experience working in operations in a plant environment preferred
  • Good analytical skills and experience applying problem solving techniques aimed at root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Experience using computerized operations manufacturing software, i.e., SAP, Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word), and other computerized systems.


What you can expect from us:

  • A challenging position in an international environment with the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business
  • An opportunity to be part of a cross functional team that allows you to develop and grow
  • Attractive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k


What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good math and reading comprehension skills
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of key safety procedures and chemical handling/ operations preferred
  • Flexibility for shift work and some overtime
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


To apply, please visit www.kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers‘ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2015, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.4 billion and around 4,700 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.