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Chemical Operator - Manufacturing

Company: Avantor
Location: Independence
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary
Prepare, setup, weigh, package, fill and label. Works in accordance with cGMP, Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety and departmental procedures in order to meet customer demands.
Pay Rate: $20.50 per hour
Plus shift differential


  • Works safely within the parameters of and complies with company Work Instructions and policies.
  • Weighs and fills chemicals or bulk products in accordance with Production Work Order (PWO).
  • Operates production scales, including verifications and calibrations.
  • Setup, operate, clean and maintain the following equipment: automatic heat sealer, electronic floor scale, digistalic pumps, crusher, auger filling unites, autoclave unites, vibrating filler unites, induction sealing equipment, portable exhaust hood, and other equipment as required.
  • Packages finished product for shipping (boxing, labeling) per Work Instructions.
  • Handles hazardous materials using all appropriate or mandatory safety gear.
  • Sweeps and mops floors and cleans workstation after each product filling.
  • Completes documentation in a legible manner; verifies and reviews for accuracy.
  • Maintains expected quality and quantity of work.
  • Follows cGMP policies and procedures for handling, storage, packing, manufacturing and distributing products.
  • Moves partial leftover containers of product to the designated area for relocation back into stock.
  • Takes precautions to secure warehouse contents against loss. Ensures doors stay locked at all times and only authorized personnel enter the facility.
  • Supports co-workers in their job responsibilities and is expected to work as a team player.
  • Turns off/shuts down equipment when not in use.
  • Available to work 3rd shift.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
    • High School completion or equivalent (GED)
    • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

      KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
      • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required
      • Must be reliable and detail-oriented


        The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to an industrial warehouse environment. The associate works near moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The job requires working in heights, exposure to changes in temperature, driving equipment, and maybe exposed to dust, fumes, or gases.

        The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 75 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
        Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

        EEO Statement

        We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

        If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

        For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

        EEO is the Law

        OFCCP EEO Supplement


        3rd party non-solicitation policy

        By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation Associated topics: biochemistry, ceramic, chemistry, coating, formulation, glass, material, material science, polyurethane, rubber

Keywords: Avantor, Cleveland , Chemical Operator - Manufacturing, Other , Independence, Ohio

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