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

• 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

• 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

• 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.

• 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.

• Copier
• Phone
• Portable Radio
• Printer
• Computer
• Valves
• Pumps
• Fork Lift
• 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.

• This position does not require travel

• 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.

• 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

At Reaxis we are committed to the highest level of quality for all products and processes and to the health, safety and securing of our employees and the community. Our McDonald, PA location earned its first ISO 9001 registration in 1997 and added RC 14001 registration in 2006 and we continue to strive to consistently implement continual improvement processes.

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