Hawkins Process Tech in Rosemount, Minnesota
Description About Hawkins Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributer, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938. Learn more about us at ABOUT THE JOB Responsibilities Operator is responsible for, but not limited to knowing the equipment and process operation; handle, store, transfer, and transport chemical material; operate, monitor Control continuous and batch processes; both manual and automated operation of the process (adjusting variables such as temperature, pressure, feed rate, sampling, etc.) in accordance with SOPs Communicate compliance, safety, and equipment needs as personally identified Accurately and completely fill out required paperwork. Including the recording of operating data such as process conditions, test results, instrument readings, shipping and receiving paperwork, plant data sheets, environmental reports, inventory sheets, inspection reports, etc. as requested. Provide routine minor maintenance to process equipment and instrumentation Apply all product quality and safety standards as well as report any product safety incidents to the Supervisor, Manager, or designated back-up (applicable to positions working in accordance with specific plant or company certifications). Ability to safely operate independently while adhering to all company Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s and Complying with all applicable Federal, State, and Corporate environmental, safety and health regulations Maintain housekeeping standards Perform other miscellaneous related duties, as needed ABOUT YOU High school diploma or equivalent Minimum of 6 months experience as a chemical operator or equivalent experience Ability to safely operate an industrial fork truck required Effective communication and interpersonal skills Ability to communicate and understand (both written and verbal) complex and/or technical operations and procedures Ability to comply with all mandatory Environmental, Health, & Safety and process specific training and participate as a member of the Emergency Response Team in Level A PPE [Exclude for Minneapolis and New York locations] Ability to achieve and maintain 24 Hour HAZWOPER certification [Exclude for Minneapolis and New York locations] Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Office required; prior MRP or ERP experience preferred Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, reaching, and pulling Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs and ladders Ability to wear PPE and equipment such as safety shoes, face shields, safety glasses, safety goggles, hearing protection, gloves, and a hard hat; chemical suits and a hair/beard net when required Ability to safely operate an industrial forklift when required Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements (for respirator use, SQF-certified environments, etc.) Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditions Willing to work around chemicals and industrial machinery TRAVEL Travel is not required. Ref 2024-288 All applications must be received online. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Hawkins is a Drug Free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee r applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Hawkins, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.