Chemical Operator

Date: Nov 3, 2022

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
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The 2nd shift Grease Plant Operator converts raw materials into finished OEM greases via industrial equipment, including pressure reactors, distributed control system (DCS), pumps, flow meters, condensers, mills, filters and various sensors.  The incumbent performs in-process and finished quality testing of raw materials and products using analytical lab equipment, including balances, ovens, titrators, gas chromatographs, viscometers and microscopes.  Additionally, the Grease Plant Operator:

  • Completes related paperwork, reports, and support functions.
  • Performs work in accordance with the production schedule provided by inventory planning.
  • Informs supervisors of any significant problems, issues or concerns.
  • Completes production records and inventory transactions. 
  • Updates process documentation (batch sheets) as work processes are completed. 
  • Updates raw material inventory using computer software (SAP).
  • Follows established production procedures and instructions. 
  • Follows quality and safety standards. 
  • Meets production deadlines. 
  • Cleans, secures, and maintains work areas. 
  • Participates in various EHS or other team activities.
  • Position requires flexible work schedule, including overtime and weekend hours.
  • Entry level rates starting at $23 an hour. Experienced rates starting at $28 an hour



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Technician certification or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years chemical manufacturing experience in a batch environment involving chemical reactions
  • Fork Truck Certification
  • HAZMAT training (Hazwoper, etc) or experience desirable, but not required
  • Must be able to read and performs manufacturing work instructions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintains a strong attention to detail and accuracy when performing all aspects of the job
  • Solid troubleshooting and decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions
  • Strong mechanical ability
  • Team work skills
  • Computer skills such as SAP knowledge and Microsoft Office a plus




Fuchs Lubricants Co. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. The benefits package offered to full-time employees includes: medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401(k), life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement.

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal opportunity (EEO) / AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace M/F/Vet/Disability.


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