Eastover, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Chemical Operator

Chemical Operator

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.


We are now looking for a Chemical Operator for our Eastover, SC location.


This position will control and monitor operation of process equipment in a Sodium Chlorate Manufacturing Plant to assure safe operations and product quality


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


  • Operate and monitor plant instrumentation and equipment to assure, safe and efficiency operation and high product quality.
  • Perform laboratory and field analytical testing per procedures to assure product quality.
  • Perform specific duties for the operational area that is being worked.
  • Record plant readings, test results, and describe plant operations and events on appropriate forms accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Inspect and respond to plant readings and test results.
  • Investigate, troubleshoot and correct plant alarms and abnormal conditions.
  • Clear and secure equipment prior to maintenance work.
  • Conduct loading operations into transport containers, railcars and trucks.
  • Execute all plant operations according to standard, quality and emergency procedures and supervisory instructions.
  • Perform all duties with minimal supervision.
  • Comply with environmental and safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain work areas in clean condition and perform housekeeping duties.
  • Participate in safety and quality programs as directed.


What we offer: 


  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Great, multicultural and positive working environment



What you need: 


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and math skills.
  • Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds and ascending 4+ flights of stairs repeatedly.
  • Adept at troubleshooting and able to work effectively in a chemical plant environment.
  • Must be capable of working with others in a team environment.


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation no later than October 31, 2022 at kemira.com/careers.

For more information please contact Grayson Lowman at Grayson.Lowman@kemira.com

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 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.