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Aerotek Machine Operator in North Chesterfield, Virginia

Hiring Production Workers/Machine Operators :

Job Description:

  • Essential functions include the efficient operation of the specialty chemicals plant. Candidates will be working with powdered chemicals used in the polymer making process--Used in plastics in waste water treatment plants.

  • Candidate must be able to work at elevated heights and consistent movement between 4 levels of the facility.

  • They are also redoing the packaging room, so upon the start of this assignment they will simply be shadowing other operators, documenting processes; however rarelly doing any tasks on their own that aren't basic.

  • Once trained, this position is responsible for the safe, and environmentally sound and efficient operation of the chemicals' plants, which includes utilities, bulk storage and warehouse.

  • Must dump 10kilo bags and up into containers, utilize basic math skills and track and monitor plant data and follow procedures. Will climb ladders, must be willing to operate forklift, and other manual duties lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Must stay current on operating procedures, emergency procedures, safety and policies.

  • Candidate must be able to use forklifts, industrial scales, Power tools, hand tools, and perform maintenance on equipment as needed.

  • Troubleshooting will be required for minor maintenance defects and some electrical experience would be preferred for their instrumentation.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Previous Chemical experience is not necessarily required as they are open to both experienced and trainable candidates as they are flexible to hire entry level candidates with a desire to learn and be trained OR someone with packaging experience.

Shift & Pay :

Currently running 8 hour shifts. Rotate between them every 2 weeks. 2 weeks on 1st, 2 weeks on 2nd, 2 weeks on 3rd. 7-3, 3-11, 11-7 Monday-Friday

Pay - $20/hr

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.