Chemical Operator
GCP Applied Technologies
Vancouver, Canada
6d ago


  • We are seeking a Chemical Operator who will be responsible for the safe manufacturing process and other related activities including but not limited too;
  • all production requirements, laboratory functions, shipping / receiving functions, warehousing, EHS activities throughout the facility as assigned by the Plant Manager or designee including.

    The safe operation of Fork Trucks, filling and or emptying of totes, loading / unloading rail cars, tanker trucks, van and or intermodal trailer.

    Manufacture product in accordance with customer demand and meet the financial, safety, and quality objectives of the customer and the business.

    Education :

  • High School Diploma required or equivalent is required.
  • Additional education is a plus
  • Computer and Microsoft application proficient
  • Work Experience :

  • 1-5 years production experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong Commitment to EHS, quality, and customer service
  • Forklift Certification is a Plus
  • Computer Skills are required and SAP Production Module experience is preferred.
  • Mechanical Aptitude is a Plus
  • Special Requirements (includes Necessary Language skills) :

  • Applicants must have strong reading, math, and technical skills, and the ability to qualify on various processes and equipment in a dynamic chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be able to work in outdoor, ambient temperature conditions.
  • Position Responsibilities :

    All employees at the Vancouver, BC manufacturing site are responsible and held accountable for achieving compliance with our EHS procedures and policies.

    Ensures all tasks :

  • Are performed using Safe work practices.
  • Meets production quality standards.
  • Production output meets thru-put standards
  • Produces finish product to fill Customer demands in a safe, timely and efficient manner.
  • Participates in EHS Behavior Based Safety program, Daily and Monthly Safety meetings, Web Based training programs, Personal Safety Action Plans, Critical Life Safety, EHS Management System and Environmental Operational Management practices.
  • Informs Production Team Leader of any inability to meet daily thru-put requirements and recommends and / or implements corrective action.
  • Ensure Lab and QA procedures are followed per GCP’s requirements in addition to ensuring product quality standards is maintained and documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Daily management of the Shipping and Receiving Department to assure that : Orders are evaluated, scheduled appropriately to ensure timely delivery to customers.
  • All shipments are prepared to order, properly loaded and offered in accordance with DOT regulations.All receivables are properly accounted for, labeled and distributed to the appropriate storage areas within the plant.

    All receivables and outgoing shipments is posted in SAP daily and documentation filed appropriately.

  • Informs Plant Supervisor and / or Customer Service of any inability to meet customer delivery requirements and solutions to resolve and correct this deficiency.
  • Assists in all monthly inventory counts and reconciliations.
  • Participates in daily plant housekeeping within all production and warehousing areas as assigned by the Production Team Leader.
  • Informs peers and management of any maintenance requirements and or activities necessary to insure the safe, efficient operation of plant equipment and systems.
  • Utilize Lean principles and communication actions sheets or work order forms to demonstrate improvements processes.

  • Participates in scheduled team meetings to recommend any necessary changes in procedures that will improve quality, improve production output, reduce costs, improve health and safety, and decrease waste generation.
  • Engages employees to become a best in class company and make GCP a safer place to work.
  • Peer keeping, coaching and mentoring help provide a safe work environment, team spirit and employee development.
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