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Vancouver, CA

Title:  Process Operator - Afternoon Shift


Kemira is a global chemicals company that provides expertise and tailored combinations of chemicals to improve our customers’ water, energy and raw material efficiency. We help customers create more value by applying our expertise where water meets chemistry.  Kemira aims to promote sustainable economic, environmental and social development in all of our activities.


We are looking for a Process Operator for our Delta Manufacturing facility in our Pulp & Paper business segment.  This position is responsible for manufacturing intermediates and finished products in a safe and efficient manner under the supervision of management



Responsibilities include:

  • Follow all the plant rules and safety standards, rules, policies and procedures
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the OH&S Act and the regulations
  • Look out for his/her own safety and the safety of all employees, visitors and contractors.
  • Wear all appropriate protective equipment required to perform work safely 
  • Report defective equipment or safety devices or contravention of safety rules to manager
  • Participate in the safety programs, safety discussions and safety meetings
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products in conformance to plant quality standards using only approved raw materials and following instructions on batch sheets and manufacturing procedure sheets. This includes adding raw materials from totes, drums, storage tanks via pump and manually dumping bags
  • Perform quality control analysis on finished batches
  • Enter production data in SAP
  • Operate production equipment through DCS
  • Package and ship finished goods in conformance to plant quality standards and applying the correct labels.
  • Operate process vessels, reactors and auxiliary equipment.
  • Make minor equipment repairs
  • Responsible for housekeeping
  • Perform shipping and receiving as directed by management during peak plant demand
  • Receive and ship bulk materials in tankers
  • Serve as vacation relief to other plant positions


What we offer:  

* Opportunities for professional development and growth within a dynamic Manufacturing environment, learning from successful professionals with specialized knowledge and experience.

* Work with a global company that is committed to innovation, cares for people and is dedicated to customer success.

* Competitive total compensation package including group health benefits and retirement savings plan.


What you need:  


  • Minimum grade 12
  • WHMIS & Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Must have 4th class power engineering certificate
  • Must be able to operate steam boiler and pressure vessels
  • Willing to obtain Class 1 driver’s license
  • Must be able to work alone or in a small team.
  • Must have a good attitude towards safety.
  • Must have the ability and flexibility to learn new procedures.
  • Must be willing to stand continually during work shift
  • Must be able to lift 20-30 lbs. on regular basis
  • Familiarity with entering production data into SAP or similar computer software
  • Must be willing to adjust to shift work as required
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed


This position will be on the afternoon shift (current schedule: 1pm-12am 4 days a week) will rotate between day and afternoon shift during training period



Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira.


Please apply with resume and cover letter no later than June 30, 2021 online at (internally via MyKem)


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all those interested however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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