Chemical Process Operator

Huron, Ohio

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Ardagh Groupis a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know....

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal - Beverage North America produces approximately 15.4 billion cans and 15.3 billion ends each year?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?
Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Role Description:

The Chemical Process Operator performs all chemical process tests required to maintain chemical balance and material mixtures necessary for operation. Operate and control systems and adjust equipment including wash water and waste water solutions oils and materials.

Key Responsibilities:

Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions especially for LockoutTagout Waste Water Treatment Chemical Handling Machine Guarding Housekeeping SQF and Personal Protective Equipment.

Perform required chemical process tests to maintain prescribed chemical balance or material mixture necessary for operation of equipment.

Sample solutions at prescribed intervals to assure proper chemical balance and measures waste content.

Mix and maintain solutions in the operation for the process washer deionizers coolant systems water treatment and soluble oil filtration systems.

Responsible for handling mixing and storage of chemicals and compounds.

Prepare chemical wash solutions for the washer involving measuring chemicals in liquid or dry form mixing chemicals testing for chemical makeup and use of chemical handling and safety equipment.

Prepare batches of soluble oil mixture according to prescribed percentages.

Setup tend adjust and maintain washer and waste water equipment including changing filters and cleaning filter screens.

Install maintain repair and assist with overhaul pumps piping plumbing and support equipment.

Monitor and maintain and report the Hazardous Waste Program as required.

Unload and store barrel tote or bulk materials deliveries such as oil and chemicals.

Deliver materials to ready for use places.

Maintain inventory records of supplies used in process.

Examine test and measure product from assigned equipment for quality specifications using appropriate gauges and instruments and record date.

Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment report findings and take appropriate action.

Write and perform maintenance work orders as required.

Notify supervisor of any incidences of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken and of any poor quality material or supplies noted.

Operate equipment and assist production as directed.


Familiar with Personal Protective Equipment

Familiar with proper handling of chemicals and solvents

Mechanically inclided; familiar with hand tools

Minimum 5+ years previous mechanical/fast-paced manufacturing experience

High School diploma or GED equivalent required

Demonstrate mathematical and mechanical aptitude

Previous experience with PLC systems and basic electrical knowledge preferred

Able to stand for a long duration of time in excess of 8 hours a day

Able to bend over and rotate body repeatedly

Able to climb stairs frequently

Able to lift up to 35 pounds; push/pull 800 lb. drums using hand truck

Exposure to heat cold vibrations odors/fumes and loud noise

Able to perform fine manipulations with hands

Willing and able to work overtime and night shifts

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

For more information on Ardagh Group,

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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