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Chemical Operator

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32254

Company: IFF Family of Companies

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.

•           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


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
      Required 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
Requirements 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


Chemical, warehouse, distillation, tank, valve, forklift, pipes, and blending.


Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville