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Process Operator Job

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Blooming Prairie, MN, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30344 - Posted 02/13/2019 - Production / Operations - Blooming Prairie. Minnesota. US

Job Title:    Process Operator


Situation in organization



This position reports to the shift supervisor.


Job dimensions

Responsible for the operation of process equipment for the manufacture various epoxidized soybean oil products.


Key Activities and responsibilities

Process Operator (100%)

  • Operation of process equipment and monitoring of process indicators
  • Conducts environmental inspections and required emergency response
  • Follows documented process procedures and completes required paperwork properly and timely
  • Performs accurate in-process analysis of product quality
  • Issues safe work permits
  • Completes monthly PMs
  • Proficient use of Arkema systems (DCS, Historical Data, Maintenance programs, email)
  • Communicates pertinent process information to co-workers and management
  • Maintains good housekeeping of work areas
  • Follows company HES policies, standards & requirements
  • Drives a forklift as needed
  • Supports Loss Control policy, AIMS, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems
  • Acquire required boiler license(s) as soon as possible within four year wage progression period
  • Conducts boiler water analysis and boiler spot checks as required
  • Acquire general operating knowledge of the Blooming Prairie plant boiler
  • Other duties as required


Context and environment


  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents
  • Supports BBS process by performing observations


Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience



  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Minimum two years of experience in manufacturing; chemical plant experience preferred


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Basic knowledge of MS office
  • Able to climb ladders and work outside in all weather conditions,
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs and wear PPE including SCBA respirator
  • Able to work a 12 hour rotating shift schedule




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