Chemical Plant Production Operator Blue Grass Chemical Specialties, LLC Blue Grass Chemical Specialties, LLC

Blue Grass Chemical Specialties is seeking a chemical production operator who is motivated to become a leader within the company.

General Purpose: 2nd Shift Entry level position. Under the direction of the Plant Manager; mix and handle chemicals, record information and observations relating to the mixing process, troubleshoot issues with equipment, working as an integral part of the production team.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor tanks and instruments to ensure proper operation
  • Manipulate the chemical process using controls, and other input devices to operate tanks
  • Take chemical samples as required
  • Examine equipment and tanks daily to identify any issues and report to supervisor
  • Storing, retrieving, mixing and monitoring chemicals and metals used in the production process
  • Recording information, such as acids, metals, weights and temperature
  • Troubleshooting issues with production equipment and processes
  • Working with all team members to complete the production process
  • Must meet physical requirements of the position
  • Operating a forklift
  • Loading and unloading tanker and cargo trucks
  • Observing all safety and quality regulations
  • Adherence to BGCS attendance policies

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Reporting safety violations or other concerns
  • Assist in planning and improving processes and product quality
  • Keeping up with maintenance, cleaning and waste water treatment process
  • Attend required OSHA training
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Forklift experience (Will train)
  • Understanding of chemical processes
  • Aptitude for mechanics
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure product quality
  • Willing to meet on-call obligations as needed
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Position requires highest attention to detail
  • Effectively work within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all personnel levels

Special Position Requirements: Duties for this position include seeing, listening, writing, standing, walking, climbing stairs and ladders, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds in the manufacturing plant; tilting drums weighing up to 624 pounds. Forklift operation. Employees are expected to wear personal protective gear such as respirators, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, boots and /or protective coveralls when assigned duty warrants these precautions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $16.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift Availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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