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Chemical Operator

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 06/09/2024 Job Number: 736092 Pay Rate: 23.00 Industry: Aerospace

Job Description

Position Title: Chemical Operator – 1st Shift

Wage: $23.00/hour

Shift: 1st

Hours: 5:00am – 1:30pm

QPS Employment Group is looking for a Chemical Operator for a client in Elk Grove Village, IL. This company has over 80 years in the metal finishing business and supports customers throughout various industries including aerospace and medical. In this role, the chemical operator will perform basic laboratory work, chemical maintenance, inventory control, wastewater treatment, and shipping and receiving. If you are a detail-oriented individual with a focus on quality. Apply today!

Chemical Operator Responsibilities:
- Track chemical inventories, maintain chemical labeling and storage areas, and, as needed, submit purchasing requisitions
- Route chemicals and hazardous wastes throughout the facility
- Monitor pH, chemical levels, temperatures, and DI water quality in applicable processing tanks and perform chemical additions as needed
- Exchange filters on chemical process tanks
- Perform chemistry make-ups of various solutions
- Develop in-depth knowledge of MIL’s Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan (HWCP) and work alongside an Emergency Coordinator in the event of an emergency
- Transfer hazardous wastes from process lines and wastewater treatment equipment to storage containers, accurately label such containers, and move them to a hazardous waste storage area
- Assist in the shipment of hazardous wastes
- Assist in the operation and cleaning of the wastewater treatment system in accordance with regulatory compliance
- Assist with material analyses and perform calibrations of control devices relating to wastewater treatment and production processes
- Complete applicable data records and inspection logs
- Participate in ongoing training sessions related to chemical processing and hazardous waste procedures and quality control
- Participate in periodic testing and performance evaluations

Requirements for Chemical Operator:
- Basic knowledge of data entry into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
- High School Diploma or equivalent strongly preferred
- Able to stand or walk for duration of shift
- Experience operating a forklift preferred
- Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus


QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
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