Chemical Operator

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Grand Island, NY, US, 14072

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.


We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Position Summary

Operate chemical manufacturing processes according to standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Responsibilities will include:


•    Follow company’s Quality, Health, Environmental & Safety (QHE&S) and ISO 9001 standards and procedures.
•    Never compromise safety of any team members, customers, suppliers, or the environment.
•    Follow all process SOPs to ensure quality product and data is produced.


•    Learn and operate multiple chemical processes in a timely matter.
•    Perform analytical tests on raw materials and final products.
•    Record and monitor multiple parameters, such as process conditions, test results, and instrument readings.  Be able to make adjustments based on data.
•    Communicate with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting safety, efficiency, accuracy, and product quality.
•    Move raw materials and products with a forklift or hand dolly.
•    Charge raw materials to process, monitor process waste, and pack out final products.
•    Continually look to develop process improvements to enhance quality, safety, and productivity.
•    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team on a rotational 24/5 or 24/7 basis based on customer demand and needs of the business
•    Perform minor maintenance and housekeeping activities in their area as directed by the production leader.

Required Experience & Knowledge

•    Minimum – High School Diploma or equivalent 
•    Preferred – Some college course work, military experience, or some manufacturing experience

Physical Demand

•    Lifting requirement of approximately 50 pounds multiple times during a shift.
•    Standing/walking for long periods of time.
•    Climbing manufacturing platforms, ladders, and stairs.
•    Ability and willingness to wear a full-face respirator.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Work Environment

Manufacuting environment with moderate to high noise level.  Will work with hazadrous chemicals and require proper handling and personal protective equipment.  Temperatures can vary based on ambient temperature outside, may be exposed to both extreme heat and cold. Typical of production area: occasional noise, heat, fumes and dust.

The charatceristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

Actylis requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Actylis will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.


Actylis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Actylis US does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo