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Chemical Plant Operator (Flex Operator I Trainee)

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32254

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Chemical Plant Operator (Flex Operator I Trainee)


Job Description

International Flavor & Fragrances (IFF) a leading creator of flavor solutions for beverages, sweet goods, savory, and dairy products around the world, IFF helps our customers deliver on the promise of delicious foods and drinks that consumers love.


The Chemical Plant Operator is responsible for the operation of the equipment and materials to process a liquid chemical for use in fragrance manufacturing. The facility is an outdoor facility and requires work during all-weather conditions.


Tasks to include: Equipment Operation (includes Line-ups/Transfers, Tank Readings, Monitoring of Equipment, Cleaning of Equipment and other tasks assigned to operate the equipment); Wastewater Management; Product Sampling; Truck/Railcar Loading and Unloading; Safety and Housekeeping Details; Use of computerized equipment, Data Entry, etc. Benefits available.  Postion has a line of progression that includes pay increases as skills increase.


•Education:  High School Graduate or GED required as a minimum.  Associates Degree is a plus.


•Math skills are essential in the function of this position including multiplication and division.


•Skills: Proven ability to multi-task, good communication and teamwork skills with peers and supervisors, ability to operate safely in chemical manufacturing facility.


•Physical Demands: The position requires that employees must be able to wear a respirator as well as lift, carry, pull and push equipment, materials and other required items up to 50 pounds. Predominantly the position requires standing / walking for up to 9 hours per shift.  Position requires the ability to climb multiple types of ladders including pole ladders and step ladders/stairs. Climbing heights of 12 - 90 feet is required. In addition vision (including color vision), hearing and smelling are essential functions of the position.


•Prefer: High School or college courses in chemistry


Desired Experience:


•Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing plant


•Minimum of 2 years' experience in the operation of moving equipment such as forklifts, tote and tank wagons, etc.


•Prefer minimum of 2 years' experience in an industrial scale chemical plant


Prefernce for Applicants with Associates Degree or are currently attending college

•Minimum of 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment

•Prefer minimum of 1 year experience in an industrial scale chemical plant

Manufacturing, Production, Warehouse, Logistics, Chemical, Operations, Industrial, Mechanical, Shipping, Loading, Forklift, Repair, Plumbing, Pipes, Electric, Monitor

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville