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Acrylic Chemical Operator

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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Gastonia, NC, US, 28056

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.


Responsible for the filtering of finished latex; the manufacture, packaging and shipment of finished product to fill customer orders, daily maintenance of the scrubber system and housekeeping.Responsible for the filtering of finished latex; the manufacture, packaging and shipment of finished product to fill customer orders, daily maintenance of the scrubber system and housekeeping.


Duties And Responsibilities


Filtering finished latex from reactors to storage, including: the verification that latex is within all specifications, calculation of correct storage tank capacity, proper sampling and record keeping (valve placement sheets, shift log, filing charts, etc.).


Manufacture, packaging and shipment of customer bulk orders, including: the calculation of correct tanker outage/inage, inspection of tanker, proper sampling, completion of weight ticket and bill of lading.


Manufacture, packaging and shipment of customer drum orders, including: proper sampling and labeling, completion of packing list and bill of lading and the proper use of forklift.


Proper selection and use of pumps, lines, hoses and filtration equipment including: inspection, cleaning and initiating maintenance work requests for defective equipment.


Daily checks and maintenance of scrubber system including: sampling, draining k/o pots, adjusting flows, changing out solution and recording QC results in log book.


Storage of raw materials and finished products in an organized and safe manner.


General housekeeping in process areas.


​​​​​​​This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Operator is expected to perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by Team Leader or management.


​​​​​​​Experience, Education, Skills and Training


​​​​​​​High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited source is required. 


Acrylic Bulk Handler is an entry level position, previous experience is not required.


​​​​​​​No physical restrictions are permitted. Job duties include lifting 50 lb. bags and climbing stairs and ladders. Must be medically fit to wear a negative pressure respirator.


​​​​​​​Basic math skills, reading comprehension and ability to communicate with others.


​​​​​​​Must satisfactorily complete all safety training courses as offered by management.


Gastonia is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area.  Charlotte is the largest city between Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas.  Because of the ease of getting to Charlotte from anywhere in the world, it has earned the nickname "the International Gateway to the South."  Charlotte is located just hours away from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains to the west and popular beaches, including Myrtle Beach, on the Carolina coast.   Whether it's arts and culture, sports and recreation, dining, shopping or nightlife & entertainment, Charlotte has it all.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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