Marietta, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Reactor Operator - Night Shift

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. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              





We are looking for an experienced Reactor Operator- night shift for our Marietta Plant.

This position has the primary responsibilities of manufacturing liquid polymers, including:


  • Charging, feeding, monitoring and controlling reaction vessels according to written procedures during the manufacture of finished products
  • Operation of a Distributed Control System and all reactor support equipment
  • Handling of various chemicals used in the manufacturing of products
  • Material transport via forklift
  • Housekeeping and reporting of safety hazards
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned under proper supervision


What we offer: 

  • Long term opportunity at a key site within Kemira’s Pulp & Paper Segment.
  • Training opportunities, both formal and on the job.


What you need: 

  • Experience in chemical plant / heavy production or equivalent prior experience.
  • Track record complying with Quality, HSE & Process Safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to execute Emergency Response procedures applicable to position.
  • Good math skills & ability to work with computers.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work all shifts – expect to work night shift following training period.
  • Respirator use, frequent motor vehicle operation and use of manual dexterity.
  • Moderate standing, walking, exposure to dusts, fumes or chemical irritants and exposure to respiratory irritants or sensitizers.
  • Ability to work 13-hour shifts in hot / cold environment.
  • Sitting, squatting, bending, work around moving machinery, work on ladders, work in contained areas.
  • Must Frequently Lift 55 Pounds.


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Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.