Express Employment Professionals Production Operator in Cassopolis, Michigan

Production Operator span style="font-weight: 400;"Cassopolis, MI /spanspan style="font-weight: 400;"Full-Time, 2nd Shift: 3:30 pm-Midnight/spanCompensation:ulli style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"$13.00 - $15.00/hr (BOE)/span/li/ulJob Summary: span style="font-weight: 400;"Local silicone chemical manufacturing company is seeking a qualified /spanProduction Operatorspan style="font-weight: 400;". The candidate will operate or tend equipment to blend, mix, process, and/or control the chemical reaction of industrial, food, grade and personal care chemicals. Equipment used includes small to large capacity tanks/reactors, forklift, pumps, agitators and emulsifying processors./spanResponsibilities/Duties of Production Operator: ulli style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Inspect work area and equipment to detect leaks or malfunctions, shut the equipment down if necessary and notify maintenance or engineering of equipment malfunctions/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Monitor gauges, recording instruments, flowmeters, or products to ensure that specified process conditions are maintained/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Open valves or start pumps, agitators, reactors, blowers, or automatic feed of materials/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Adjust controls to regulate temperature, pressure, feed, or flow of liquids and times of prescribed reactions, according to plant procedures for processes and equipment/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Exhibits ability to use X3/ADC software and a barcode scanner to consume raw materials, production report finished goods and move inventory between locations/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Record operational data, such as temperatures, pressures, ingredients used, processing times, and test results/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Observe safety precautions to prevent fires or explosions/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Draw samples of products at specified stages so that analysis can be performed and send samples to the laboratory for testing/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Read process run sheets to determine products, ingredients, and follow prescribed procedures/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Drain and pump water or other solutions to flush and clean tanks and/or equipment/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Make minor repairs, clean and maintain equipment using hand tools/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Add treating or neutralizing agents to products and pump products through filters to remove impurities/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Measure, weigh, and mix chemical ingredients, according to process run sheets/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Follow appropriate industrial emergency response procedures per training/span/lili style="font-weight: 400;"span style="font-weight: 400;"Drive/operate a forklift to move chemical materials to and from work area/span/lili style="fon