Process Technician (Job ID:CHI00584)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Chicago
Education   State Illinois
  Zip Code 60664

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**Process Technician**

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


**This full time position is located in Chicago, IL; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered\. Relocation assistance is not provided\.**

This will be a 12 hour shift position on days and nights\.

**Position Purpose**

The people that hold this position will work as Process Technicians in the East Department and will be responsible for simultaneously operating multiple batch chemical reactors, a bulk powder pneumatic conveying system, vacuum systems, filtration systems, a continuous distillation process, a thermal oxidizer, and a boiler\. They will oversee the loading and unloading of railcars and bulk trucks, as well as running quality and analytical testing on in\-process and finished product in the Laboratory\. They will also perform a variety of departmental administrative activities as needed\.

The Process Technician will work closely with the department supervisor\. They will need analytical skills since they run analytical tests on in\-process and finished product in the laboratory\. It is expected that the technician is capable of being trained to fulfill a variety of job roles\. Key attributes of the successful candidate are a strong commitment to the customer, Environmental Health and Safety \(EHS\) excellence and quality production\.

The plant consists of semi\-automated batch reactors\. Technicians will be required to work on a rotating shift basis\. Because of the potential exposure to chemicals, PPE issued for the position includes respirators, chemical resistant clothing, eye protection goggles, safety glasses, and chemical resistant boots\. The plant is also set up with tanks and equipment outside, so this position will spend time in all different types of weather\.

**Principal Accountabilities**

Monitor all critical operating parameters and make adjustments to the processes as necessary

Safely handle \(loading and unloading of bulk trucks, totes and drums\) hazardous chemicals including methanol, flouroboric acid, organic acids, and combustible dusts

Follow safe operating procedures and review and offer updates as necessary

Perform laboratory analysis including wet chemistry and physical property testing

Perform basic department administration including production and analytical entry

Coordinate contractor and maintenance activities including safe work permits and LOTO

Manage department raw material, finished product, and supplies inventory



Right to work in the U\.S\. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third\-party employer\.

Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility\.

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces\.

Ability to lift a minimum 50 pounds\.

Must be able to work under special work conditions such as extreme heat or cold\.

Ability to work in elevated areas\.

Must be able to operate machinery\.

Must be able to operate heavy equipment\.

Must be able to read/write English\.

High School diploma or Equivalent\.

Basic computer skills\.

Ability to work overtime\.

Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts\.

Familiarity with process control systems\.

Manual dexterity to work with laboratory equipment\.

Ability to maneuver 600 lb drums with the assistance of a drum handler\.


Forklift certified\.

Prior experience in production related work\.

Candidate possess one of the following education qualifications:

- Chemical Process degree through a vocational or technical school\.

- Completion of a Technical Certificate program\.

- Associate's Degree from an accredited university or equivalent progress toward a higher degree\.

Completion of military training in a technical role\.

Equivalent on the job training in chemical processing\.

3 years of experience in a chemical processing environment\.

Experience in a batch chemical operation\.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Primary Location** US\-IL\-Chicago

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Req ID:** CHI00584

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