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Chemical Operator Trainee

United Initiators is a global and leading producer of peroxide based initiators and specialty chemicals. We are focused on meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations through high quality products, outstanding reliability and constant innovation, in line with our motto “Driving Your Success”. Visit for more information.

United Initiators is a collaborative and team driven environment where we provide our employees the opportunity to learn, grow and showcase their talents.  We’re looking for members of our team who don’t want to be micromanaged and are wanting to make a difference at work every day!

Main Focus:

Manufacturing and blending product to meet customer demands.  Functional areas may include packing, B-2 (wetroom), and ribbon blender.


  • Packing/palletizing
  • Labeling
  • Scanning
  • Completion of paperwork
  • Manufacture of organic peroxides
  • Blending of product in ribbon blender


  • Set-up and tend automatic mixing and pack-out machine
  • Loads ingredients into mixing machines and reactors from bulk tanks and drums in all buildings.
  • Start machines and adjust valves to admit raw materials or cooling fluids into mixing chamber to aid in blending
  • Operate machine until batch reaches desired specification and turns lever to unload mixture into containers
  • Operates auxiliary equipment to prepare mixture for final processing
  • Fill containers with product
  • Select and apply proper labels
  • Utilize lift equipment
  • Clean for changeover
  • Completes paperwork regarding the process of the finished products (batch sheets), set up printer and print labels, and utilize ERP system to scan in labels for inventory management
  • Perform housekeeping duties
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must meet fit to work policy
  • Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts including  days, nights, weekends, holidays and OT
  • Must have basic math skills
  • Be able to lift 55 lbs on a regular basis, at times be able to lift 110 lbs, be able to exert 100 lbs of force occasionally
  • Pass employment physical including ability to stand, overhead reach, walk, push, stoop, climb, crouch, kneel, pull, hear, talk, see, grasp, sit, and carry.
  • High school degree or GED
  • Fluent in English – reading and writing
  • Must be able to distinguish color
  • Ability to wear a respirator and other PPE

* Applicants must pass a background check, physical and drug screen. EOE

** No Recruiter or Agencies calls please ** 

Work Authorization

United Initiators will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

United Initiators is an Equal Opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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