Chemical Operator Job at Keystone Industries, Gibbstown, NJ

  • Keystone Industries
  • Gibbstown, NJ

Job Description

Company Overview:

We are passionate about our employees. We strive to create an environment that is stimulating and motivating and a culture that fosters mutual respect, teamwork, and career development. Come join the Keystone team so we can build your career together!

In addition to competitive starting salaries, we offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, perks and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Please visit our website at to learn more about Keystone Industries and career opportunities.

Position Details:

  • Title: Chemical Operator (varying departments)
  • Ideal Candidate:  The ideal candidate will have prior production experience, preferably in chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device, or food production environment is desired. Ability to complete batch paperwork required/ 
  • Schedule : 1st Shift, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, M-F
  • Location:  Gibbstown, NJ (08027)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to read batch cards and record all information required, both written and electronically.
  • Ability to fulfill work orders and fulfill the order demands with instruction and supervision.
  • Staging and prep of raw materials/packaging.
  • Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material.
  • Measure amounts of products or weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Mix ingredients according to specified procedures and formulas.
  • Verify the performance of all calibration and verification checks on production equipment.
  • Start machines or equipment in order to begin production processes.
  • Open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
  • Adjusts mixing speeds as necessary to achieve desired results; must have the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls.
  • Ability to operate specific vessels, blenders, lines and packaging equipment with supervision.
  • Observes production and monitors equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Routinely works from formulas, charts, tables, and schedules.
  • Read gauges and charts; record all data/work in required logs.
  • Record and maintain production data such as meter readings, quantities and types of materials.
  • Assist in performing QC checks (torque, labels, containers, packaging, liquid levels, etc.) when designated by Line Leaders and/or Supv.
  • Completes batch paperwork and reviews on hand inventories for accuracy.
  • Cleaning of specific vessels, blenders, lines and packaging equipment with supervision.
  • Housekeeping and cleaning of rooms.
  • Perform minor repairs to machines, such as replacing damaged or worn parts.
  • Reports any mechanical issues as needed immediately to Supervisor.
  • Documentation (weights/downtime/GMP, MSS, verify packaging).
  • Awareness and knowledge of surroundings in relation to climate, atmosphere and equipment.
  • Perform additional duties when requested by management.
  • Follow all company procedures relating to safety.

Qualifications :

  • 0–1 year experience in production setting. 
  • Fluent with the English language. 
  • Ability to understand and follow procedures/directions both written and verbal. 
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Organized and ability to multi-task with high attention to detail. 
  • Math skills – Ability to convert lbs., grams, kilos, ounces, liters, etc. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities and demands. 
  • Training/practice of GMP, FDA and Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Demonstrated Mechanical ability.

Desired Skills:

  • Forklift Certified


  • High School Diploma or GED 

Physical Demands and  Work Environment

Physical Demands: Employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; kneel and climb; and lift/move up to 50 lbs.  on a daily basis. In addition, must be able to maneuver and move 30 to 55-gallon drums or up to 450 pounds utilizing proper drum material handling equipment and/or the proper techniques.

Work Environment: Employee frequently works near moving mechanical equipment and chemicals and will be exposed to varying temperatures and PPE requirements.


  • Medical, RX, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Company-sponsored Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – Medical, Dependent Care, & Commuter
  • 401K Plan with Employer Contribution
  • Voluntary Term Life/AD&D Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Company social events throughout the year including tickets to sports events and concerts
  • Onsite fitness center

Job Tags

Weekly pay, Holiday work, Temporary work, Immediate start, Flexible hours, Shift work, Day shift,

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