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Plant Operator

Company: Chemours
Location: Starke
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Chemours is seeking *Wet Mill Operators* to join our Mining team! This position will report directly to the Mining** First Line Shift Supervisor at our *Starke, FL* location. Maximize Heavy Mineral Sands wet mill operation and processes. Assist in all other areas of the plant where knowledge, skill and ability exist. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. *The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:* * Installs diesel pumps as needed throughout plant, including minor maintenance from packing pumps to priming the fuel system. * Operates and maintains field equipment. * Conducts preventative maintenance (PM) inspections in order to ensure continuity of operation of equipment. Patrols operating areas in order to detect abnormal conditions. * Turns dials and handles, opens and closes valves on wet and dry mills in order to obtain a specific ore grade. * Maintains service lines to and from wet mills. * Maintains proper setting cleanliness, and functioning of spirals. * Assist in calculating and maintaining spiral feed rate by sampling and changing settings on spirals. * Assist in maintenance activities: change pipelines and valves, patch launders, maintain/repair trommel screens and chute, change/add feedline and swing lines, move access walkway. * Assists with maintenance on pumps and pipe replacement. * Inspects safety systems. Emergency lights eye wash station, 1st aid kits, Scott Air packs, and fire extinguishers. * Maintain standards of housekeeping. Wash deck, clean and maintain restroom and change house, clean lunchroom. * Repairs leaks on pipes. * Assist boat operators, field operators, field crew, tractor operator and shift workers in assorted operation and maintenance tasks. Runs the boat. * Uses various equipment to perform tasks, including, large farm tractors, 10-wheel truck off-road, tractors, track-mobile, forklift, etc. * Trains new hires on mill operations. * Accountable for working safely and for maintaining a respectful workplace. *The following is /required/ for this role:* * Ability to read, write and follow directions in English * Must be able to perform basic maintenance functions. * Must be able to work in a team environment with different people due to rotating shift. * Ability to fuse pipe in accurate lengths. * Ability to use various hand tools. * Knowledge of boat and winch usage. * Ability to work with limited supervision. * Must be able to resolve problems associated with spiral operation. * Ability to work in all weather conditions and accomplish work safely. * Ability to go from task to task without leaving problems for others. * Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. * Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. *The following is /preferred/ by the business unit:* * 3 -6 months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * 3 -6 months of equipment operating experience and proficient in operating bulldozers, forklift/lull, excavators, payloaders, and possibly other various pieces of process essential equipment. * Basic mechanical skills/hand tools. *Benefits:* * Competitive Compensation * Comprehensive Benefits Packages * 401(k) Match * Employee Stock Purchase Program * Tuition Reimbursement * Commuter Benefits * Learning and Development Opportunities * Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives * Company-paid Volunteer Days *WE'RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY.* We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry. *OUR APPROACH* We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves-at Chemours and in life. The "ours" in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We're thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team. *OUR CULTURE* Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations. Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours. They are-Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship, Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins. We were honored to be named a /"Great Place to Work-Certified Company"/ for 2019-2020---our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor's HIRE VETS program in 2019. /Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/ /Chemours is an E-Verify employer/ /Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation/ /Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position/

Keywords: Chemours, Gainesville , Plant Operator, Professions , Starke, Florida

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