Kelly Services Chemist I - Water Processing, Ontario, CA in Ontario, California

Chemist I - Water Processing, Ontario, CA


Shift: 2nd shift, 1:00PM-9:30PM; Must be flexiable to work OT and weekend shift as needed.

Pay Rate: $18-$20/hr

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with the sanitation/hygiene coordinator and maintenance to manage and maintain water processing, RO units, low ozone system, mineral skids, chemical inventories, and micron filters.

  • Work with Maintenance and Quality Assurance Resources to schedule and complete PMs on water processing equipment.

  • Assist and Maintain compliance with Quality, Food Safety and Food Defense programs.

  • Manage the RO units (filter changes, cleaning in Place, daily readings, maintenance. etc).

  • Maintain Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) according to company standards.

  • CIP program monitoring, maintenance, training, record keeping and optimization/assessment.

  • Maintain company's Minimum Sanitation Requirement compliance

  • Monitor and maintain overall hygienic condition, zoning and Ontario's brush programs.

  • Conduct GC and IC analysis of resin and preforms for acetaldehyde.

  • Preform maintenance on equipment in water processing, pump and valve rebuilds.

  • Participate in Plan Do Review meetings (PDR) for water processing.

  • Participate and Lead in company's Problem Solving Teams-Go See Think Dos and DMAIC Projects.

  • Develop and maintain a Preventative Maintenance plan for equipment in water processing and other quality sensitive equipment.

  • Manage the ozone respective line rebuilding and calibration of ozone sensors.

  • Assist in management of chemical inventory Manage (NPL) mineral and flavor skids (CIPs, batching, training etc.).

  • Maintenance of all documentation and records relating to RO and Water Processing Functions.

  • Manage and perform external sanitation of Water processing Equipment.

  • Manage 5s standards for water processing areas Line Audits, Duplicates, and Release as necessary.

  • Monthly composite sampling of parameters, such as, conductivity, chloride, pH etc.

  • Other duties as necessary to support the maintenance and operation of water processing.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Management.

Job Requirements:

  • Associates of Science in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Food Science /Technology or related

  • Working knowledge of basic Software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SAP)

  • Technical competency with the ability to perform rebuilds, change outs and PMs on equipment

  • Strong communication, leadership and multi-task abilities are required

  • Ability to be self-managed, scheduling and performing work often unsupervised

  • Ability to drive to learn water processing functions

  • Capable of working cross functionally with all departments

  • Effective communication skills with all levels of the organization

  • Team player with good communication skills

  • Reliable, motivated, dedicated and committed

  • Demonstration of a continuous improvement mindset

  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions in independent and team settings

  • Must be flexible in working hours - overtime, vacation coverage and holidays

For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Jason at 714.971.0721

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