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Chemical Operator
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Job Description

Santa Fe Springs, CA

Now Hiring a Chemical Operator

High school diploma or G.E.D. required Minimum 2 years full time work experience required

Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls has openings for full time Chemical Operators in Santa Fe Springs, CA.  The Santa Fe Springs Plant is looking for a top-caliber, technically capable Chemical Operators who are action oriented, can make quality decisions quickly and possess excellent trouble shooting skills. Successful candidates will work as a member of a team operating a complex chemical production plant.  He or she will monitor equipment operation and assist in start up, training and troubleshooting related equipment and chemical processes. Operators receive information from supervisor or computer screen for job activities; monitor computer screens or graphic displays to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.  Operators are responsible for minor maintenance in area and safely preparing equipment for maintenance activity.  He or she is also responsible for process sampling and analysis. Chemical operators work in different areas of the plant including: Shipping/Caustic, Bleach and Chlorine Loading. Operators demonstrate behaviors supportive of safe work environments for everyone, including reporting of near misses and incidents and assisting with incident investigations.  Chemical operators constantly monitor field operating parameters to ensure quality requirements and perform all duties in alignment with Olin’s Quality Policy and per the ISO9001/RC14001 standards and procedures. Operators serve as members of the site Emergency Response Team. HAZMAT/HAZWHOPER training is highly desirable. He or she uses various controls systems to monitor, control and adjust equipment operations for tanks, air and water systems, reactors, pumps, heat exchangers and compressors within established SOP standards.  Operators work with hazardous chemicals and complex equipment.  Errors in work could be lethal to self or others.  Lack of judgment could result in exposures of disastrous proportions.  Errors could result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition.  Olin is the world’s leading producer or chlor alkali products and Vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid.  Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.

Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience required (resume & application must demonstrate at least 2 years full time work experience); industrial experience preferred; process or chemical plant experience preferred.  Please note if you select you have 5 years of full-time work experience in the screening questions your resume and/or application must reflect at least 60 months of full time work experience.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required; Associate's degree in Process Technology or related discipline preferred
  • A complete employment application & resume that explains a detailed work history required
  • Able to demonstrate basic computer skills, math and problem-solving; mechanical, numerical and verbal aptitude to learn our jobs quickly
  • Able to work all applicable shifts on a rotating basis (including weekends & holidays) and work overtime when needed
  • Able to pass a functional physical testing and able to use standard safety equipment
  • Able to climb ladders/stairs and work at heights
  • Able to work in tight or closed-in spaces
  • Pass a physical, drug screen and background check if job offer is received and accepted
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including nights and weekends. 

Olin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/W/Vet/Disabled

We're more than just a chemical company.

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Olin Corporation is a manufacturer concentrated in two business segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Winchester. Chlor Alkali Products manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Chlor Alkali Products segment represents 72% of its sales. The Winchester products segment represents 28% of its 2008 sales. The Winchester products segment includes sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. Its subsidiary, PCI Chemicals Canada Company/Societe PCI Chimie Canada, operates one chlor alkali facility in Becancour, Canada, which sells chlor alkali-related products within Canada and to the United States. The Company's another subsidiary, Winchester Australia Limited, loads and packs sporting and industrial ammunition in Australia. (Source: 10-K)