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East Chicago, US

Title:  Production Operator 1

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future.  If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you about some career opportunities. 


What we offer:

  • Career growth with an industry leader with significant earnings potential
  • Family Medical, dental, vision insurance, outstanding 401(k),
  • Company paid -term short & long-term disability insurance
  • 128 Hours of Paid Time Off during 1st year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees & Scholarship Program for children of employees 


What you need: 

  • High School education or equivalency & a minimum of 3 years industrial manufacturing or military experience, ideally within a chemical process environment.
  • Stable employment history. Must be able to pass Company physical and pre and post-employment drug testing.
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts, weekends and overtime. Work schedule rotates from days to nights every 2 weeks. Work teams have consecutive work weeks of 36 & 48 hours
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and ability to learn in house software systems related to the manufacturing process. Demonstrated solid skills in math and reading
  • Ability to safely operate forklifts and other industrial equipment, climb stairs repeatedly, lift 55 lbs. containers and work in a non-climate-controlled environment.


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira:


Please apply with resume, cover letter and salary expectation at 


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer committed to a smoke and drug free workplace. 


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 and water treatment. In 2016, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.4 billion and 4,800 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. 



Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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