Production Operators

  • Job Reference: 00001463-1
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2021
  • Company: SOLVCHEM, INC
  • Location: Pearland, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SolvChem, Inc. is seeking a Production Line Operators to work in our Consumer Production Department at our plant in Pearland, Texas.   This is perfect for a hardworking, energetic individual who can work in a fast-paced plant environment.  Salary range is from $14.00 to $16.00, depending on experience. 

The Production Line Operators are responsible for all aspects of the production process, including material handling, equipment operation, process monitoring, quality control, warehousing and various support activities. The operator position duties and responsibilities can change regularly based on the plant need that includes work duties of;  lifting, filling, packaging,  loading & unloading product, labeling, counting & housekeeping duties.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up & adjust machines
  • Operates production equipment and understands its normal operations
  • Operates a production line and learns various positions within the line to meet daily production quota.
  • Perform and follow (verbal/written) procedures and policies set by management.
  • Ensures finished goods meets customer specification and requirements
  • Monitor machines for unusual noises, movement & functions
  • Test, measure finished products and record their results
  • Assist the Production Supervisor/Lead Person in achieving scheduling requirements
  • Use and read measuring equipment as required, i.e. scales.
  • Complete charting as required by Q.C. Department standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Pursue ongoing goal of cost reductions
  • Assist Plant Staff with maintain & reporting equipment if faulty; i.e. forklift, pumps, hoses, repackaging tools, regulators, fillers etc.' to maintenance.
  • Assist Plant Staff with periodic facility/equipment inspections.
  • Comply with all company policies, rules and guidelines
  • Promote a safe working environment with exceptional leadership in all the company Environmental, Health and Safety Programs, by following and maintain all safety policies & procedures at all times
  • This list is not all-inclusive and may include other duties as assigned and necessary for the operation and management of the Logistics department.  Will performs other related duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum three (3) months of work experience in a plant environment, chemical industry required
  • Equipment specific training may be needed to handle high-tech equipment or machinery
  • Experience with Microsoft office applications or other systems preferred

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum three (3) months of work experience in a plant environment, chemical industry required
  • Equipment specific training may be needed to handle high-tech equipment or machinery
  • Experience with Microsoft office applications or other systems preferred
  • Attributes consistent with company culture; safety, customer service, integrity, continuous improvement.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills 

Preferred Skills:

  • Attributes consistent with company culture; safety, customer service, integrity, continuous improvement.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter that works well in a team environment
  • Bilingual - Read, write, communicate (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Analytical aptitude, commitment to accuracy and quality, problem solving skills, attention to detail
  • Efficiency, productivity, strong organizational skills and accuracy
  • Time management, with the ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Eagerness to learn new things and maintain a positive attitude toward changes and new challenges
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Openness to new responsibilities and willingness to shift focus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive disposition with strong follow through skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to handle multiple deadlines.

Physical Demands / Working & Environmental Conditions:

  • General plant environment including; Stand, walk, reach, stoop, and bend and use of hands to grasp, handle and lift/ pick up.
  • Ability to work in extreme environment temperatures
  • Physical ability to lift and carry at least 50 - 100 lb. net bags, boxes or pallets for short distances
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. continuously for up to an hour.
  • Physical ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Exposure to fumes, dirt, noise and hazardous chemicals on a daily basis.  May require safety equipment and/or precautions
  • Position requires occasional long hours, work on the evenings, occasional weekends or holidays when needed.
  • The physical ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to pass company's Drug & Alcohol Screenings


SolvChem offers competitive wages and benefits.

SolvChem is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  EOE.