R&D Scale-Up Operator

TITLE: Research and Development Scale-Up Operator


REPORTS TO: Technical Director


JOB STATUS: Full Time, Non-Exempt, located at UPARC Facility


SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: This position has no direct reports


FUNCTION:
• To produce high-quality, saleable chemical products according to specification and customer needs
• To promote safety in the workforce according to the guidelines and regulations enforced at Reaxis Inc.
• To continue to evaluate and improve manufacturing techniques in the most economical and cost-effective way without sacrificing product quality


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Train on and operate production equipment as needed by Reaxis Inc.
• Apply cooperative attitude and support during day-to-day operations in the form of multitasking including but not limited to assisting with production and packaging of material, plant housekeeping, and off-loading of trucks
• Follow written procedures and make products according to provided work instructions
• Ensure that product and packages are clean and properly labeled
• Maintain a clean and safe work area by following safety rules, wearing PPE when appropriate, and pro-actively identifying hazards
• Offer suggestions for process and manufacturing improvements
• Operating fork lift trucks effectively
• Additional duties based on what is required per the Supervisor


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• This job operates in an Industrial and Administrative setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computer, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. See attached for supporting details.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:
• Copier
• Phone
• Portable Radio
• Printer
• Computer
• Valves
• Pumps
• Fork Lift
• PLC
• Pallet Wrapper & Hand Tools

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: • This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Employee must work 37.5 hours each week to maintain full-time status.


TRAVEL:
• This position does not require travel


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.
• Industrial manufacturing experience required.
• Willingness to work overtime.
• Ability to lift greater than 50 lbs.
• Experience operating a fork lift.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Certified Fork Lift Operator
• D.O.T Training
• Chemical production experience


HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates are requested to please submit a cover letter and current resume to the attention of HR@REAXIS.COM.

We accomplish these objectives with our commitment to the following principles:

  • Compliance
  • Monitoring
  • Waste minimization
  • Pollution prevention
  • Product stewardship
  • Employee and community education
  • Partnerships with stakeholders and public

Reaxis Inc. is proud to announce that both the McDonald and UPARC sites have achieved certification in both ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.

We are very proud of the work our employees at Reaxis Inc. have put in to achieve these certifications. The McDonald site has been ISO 9001 certified since 1997, while UPARC has just achieved their first certification in 2018.

We believe that Environment, Health, Safety, Security, Responsible Care and sound Business Management are mutually achievable objectives.