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Production Operator
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Hydrite Chemical | Lubbock, TX
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Job Description

Production Operator at Hydrite.

Great teams start with good chemistry.

Who are we. We are a company where people matter.  We are family driven.  We are financially strong. And we are looking for problem-solvers to join our growing team.  


As Production Operator, responsibilities include:

  • Blending and packaging of liquid chemicals in a Good Manufacturing Practice environment.
  • Inspection, cleaning, and filling of drums and totes.
  • Loading and unloading of tank trucks and railcars.
  • Drawing samples of incoming product and finish blends and compounds.
  • Cleaning and inspection of blenders and reactors.
  • Careful review of worksheets.
  • Operation of machinery as directed by supervisor.
  • Attend all mandatory training.
  • Complete all paperwork accurately, neatly, and according to standard operating procedure by the end of each shift.
  • Active member of Lubbock’s Emergency Response Team. 
  • Perform all duties outlined in relevant standard operating procedures and all other duties to be assigned
  • Uphold Hydrite’s Standard of Excellence through a continuous commitment to maintain quality facilities and provide quality products and services to internal and external customers
  • All staff members are responsible for reporting food safety problems to their supervisor or the Safe Quality Food Practitioner upon observation of a known or potential issue.
  • Participate in Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, regulatory, health & safety and process training activities as required. 
  • Review changes/additions with your supervisor. 
  • Must be Resource Conservation and Recovery Act compliant.

Skills and Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Prior chemical blending experience recommended.
  • Must have communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to sit, stand, and climb stairs for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, frequently.
  • Able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 50 feet on occasion.
  • Able to perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work in an un-cooled warehouse facility where temperatures may reach 100° Fahrenheit.
  • Occasional turning, twisting, stooping, bending, and reaching.
  • Able to wear a hairnet and beard net, if applicable, with a hard hat.
  • No exposed jewelry in body piercings when in a Good Manufacturing Practice production area.
  • Due to safety concerns, the wearing of contact lenses is prohibited.
  • Ability to wear a respirator for up to 4 hours a day. Please refer to the standard operating procedure for facial hair guidelines.
  • Ability to wear self-contained breathing apparatus and additional personal protective equipment.

Career Pathways:

Developing our people is key to our growth and our team success.  The list below includes other positions that you could move into once you've successfully mastered your role.

  • Production or Warehouse Supervisor
  • Driver
  • Maintenance
  • Customer Service
  • Production Scheduler


Benefits and perks include three retirement plans (401k, pension and profit sharing), medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, legal services insurance, scholarship awards for children of employees, summer picnic, community giving events, free family wellness coaching including nutritionist and fitness coach.

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About Hydrite Chemical

Hydrite Chemical Co., established in 1929, is a diversified chemical company with national reach. We take time to listen to you so we can understand your processes completely. Then we work with you at every step, utilizing our experience to provide you with solutions. While some companies are centralized, Hydrite operates facilities close to you, giving you the convenience, the responsiveness and attention you deserve. We quickly respond to your orders. Long lead times required by suppliers hundreds or even thousands of miles away are eliminated. Only Hydrite offers you these advantages and one of the largest product lines in the industry. We have expertise in the following business segments: Distribution Food Sanitation Food Ingredients Pulp and Paper Organic Processing Processed Sulfur Foam Control Water Treatment Waste Management Compliance Management This web page provides information about our business segments, products, plants locations and production capabilities such as custom toll manufacturing. We hope you find your visit worthwhile.