• Chemical Plant Operator

    Job Location US-NC-High Point
    High Point
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Kao Specialties Americas (KSA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. Kao Corporation is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets personal hygiene, laundry, food, cosmetic, and specialty chemical products. The majority of the global product lines are based on surface-active agents or “surfactant” chemistries. KSA is a specialty chemicals manufacturing company with three major business segments (1) Oleo Chemicals, (2) Performance Chemicals and (3) Specialty Chemicals including Imaging Materials and Aroma Chemicals.

    The facility is located in High Point, NC on approximately 60 acres. Kao Specialties Americas LLC conducts its daily operations in accordance with The Kao Way and principles of the Kao's Business Conduct Guidelines. Moreover, we support the commitment of the Kao Group to manufacture and market quality products while always embracing the corporate culture of Yoki-Monozukuri.


    KSA currently has multiple job openings for a Chemical Operator position in our facility. This is a dynamic position consisting of challenging assignments in large chemical processing facility. Daily duties include: Package & labeling material into specific containers

    • Sampling raw and in-process materials
    • Performing QC checks for in-process materials
    • Loading and unloading trailers, tankers and rail cars
    • Weighing and Charging materials to reactors and treatment vessels
    • Packaging materials to drums, totes and pails
    • Following processes by batch ticket
    • Handling hazardous & molten materials


    Candidates for this position should have a High School diploma or GED. Have the ability to operate a forklift and have worked previously in a chemical manufacturing facility. Candidates must be certified medically fit to wear respirator and/or fit to carry 40 lb. SCBA during emergency situations.  Lifting 25-60 lbs. between 15-40% of the time, frequently rolling and maneuvering 500 to 550-lb. drums.  Moderate physical demand in regards to weights normally lifted and frequency of lifting. This position works on a 2 week, 12 hour rotating shift (7am-7pm / 7pm-7am). Wearing required PPE to include minimum of uniforms, hard hat, steel-toe boots and safety glasses. PPE and uniforms supplied by KSA.


    KSA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to include medical, dental, life insurance, savings plan and pension. http://chemical.kao.com/us/


    KSA is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.


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