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Forklift operator/Chemical handler

SGS Consulting
San Jose, California, 95138, United States
$18.40 per hour
November 07, 2018


Job title: Production Associate I

Location: San Jose California USA 95138-1009

Duration: 12 Months (with possibility of Extension)

Pay rate: $18.40 per hour

Shift: Swing: Hours Sunday-Thurs (4:00pm-12:30am) and Grave: Hours M-F (12:00am- 8:30am)

Role and summary:

Regeneration Operator

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• The Regeneration Operator-I prepares resin, mobile equipment and ion exchange resin tanks for customer fulfillment.

• Handles chemicals such as acids, bases and salts. Performs quality control checks on the equipment.

• Receives resin from customer sites in resin tanks or on mobile equipment. Empties tanks or equipment of the exhausted media and prepares it for regeneration.

• Prepares resin tanks or mobile equipment by filling empty tanks with regenerated media.

• Performs quality control checks on the equipment to ensure specifications are met.

• Test may include pH, specific ions, resistivity, and TDS.

• Repairs and helps maintain the bottles/tanks and other service type of equipment, which could include minor valve/PVC repairs, painting, and refurbishing as required.

• Maintains good housekeeping at all times.

• Follows EHS procedures and policies.

• Prepares labels for resin tanks

• Monitors bulk chemical delivery.

• Operates forklift as needed.


• HS Diploma, GED or equivalent.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Ability and willingness to perform physical duties such as lifting, climbing, working at elevated heights, and manual dexterity

• Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

• Ability and willingness to complete occasional site assignments for customer troubleshooting, operation and installation.

• Ability to handle and lift 50 lbs.

• Ability and willingness to travel for install and repair if needed

• Possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record history

Desired Characteristics:

• HS Chemistry knowledge highly desired

• College Chemistry knowledge

• At least 1 year of experience in comparable manufacturing environment involving chemical handling, or at least 1 year of experience in plumbing, pump or mechanical repair.

• Ability to apply to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form

• Teamwork skills

• Dependable, accountable and diligent

• Initiative