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Operator II / Plant Operator

Nouryon Morris Full-Time
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Job Description

Operator II / Plant Operator (190002VV )

Closing Date: Ongoing
Location: United States-Illinois-Morris
Organization: Surface Chemistry Operations
Number of employees needed: 1
Job Family:Manufacturing Operations
Employment Contract:Full-time


Operator II / Plant Operator

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.  URL blocked - click to apply

Nouryon is seeking to hire an Operator II / Plant Operator in Morris, IL.

Job Context (Nature & Scope of the Business)

Under general supervision, will perform duties associated with the manufacturing of chemicals and other products to meet quality specifications and customer demands.


Ascend/descend stairs, ladders, tanks, railcars, and tank trucks.

Pulling, pushing, and/or lifting up to 50 pounds.

Walk uninterrupted for distance of up to ½ mile to access control building and evacuate the site in a timely manner during emergencies

Reaching overhead, kneeling, and bending.

Must be able to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to, hardhats, safety glasses, goggles, shields, earplugs, and safety shoes.

Must be able to pass a Respirator Fit Test and don a respirator in all applicable operations.

Other physical activities as required.

Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities

Must be committed to working and operating safely and follow all plant and company safety and environmental policies and procedures, as well as wearing all required personal protective equipment

Must be able to work in a team environment as well as function independently.

Must be able to operate plant process equipment and instrumentation to produce products on time, utilizing standard operating procedures and processes that meet quality specifications and standards.

Successfully pass initial operator training and subsequent refresher trainings.

 Must be able to work 8 and 12-hour rotating shifts.


Plant Control Room

Plant Operating Environment


Requirements for Job

Must have a high school diploma. 1-2 years’ experience in a chemical manufacturing plant or equivalent degree in Process Operations Technology or other chemical operator certificate.  National Career Readiness Certificate a plus.

Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel) a plus.

Knowledge of DCS control systems a plus.

Seeks to understand the Health, Safety, Environmental and Security (HSES) aspects of his/her area operations and the consequences if an upset occurs

Good communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.

Mechanical aptitude

After 30 days of continuous service required to become a member of the International Chemical Workers Union Council, UFCW.


Recommended skills

Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point
Control Systems
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