KIK Custom Products

  • Bulk Tank Farm Operator

    Job Location US-GA-Gainesville
    Posted Date 11 months ago(6/1/2017 9:01 AM)
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  • Overview


    KIK Custom Products is seeking a Bulk Tank Farm Operator. 


    The basic function of this position is to unload chemical/propellant tank trucks and chemical/propellant railcars by following written procedures.


    Essential Job Functions

      In this role, you will be responsible for the following:


    1. Unload solvent tanker trucks per SOP.
    2. Unload solvent & propellant rail cars per SOP.
    3. Verify receipts for railcars and tank trucks – report inconsistencies to supply chain person
    4. Assist propellant tanker truck driver in unloading propellant into propellant tanks per SOP.
    5. Use and hook up pumps, filters and hoses for chemical & waste transfer.
    6. Collect chemical & propellant samples and bring to lab for incoming inspection/testing.
    7. Record data from scales, meters and gauges in the tank farm area & send out inventory report on daily basis. Report any problems to maintenance department.
    8. Know how to conduct cleanouts of chemical storage tanks and related equipment.
    9. Prepare tank farm for long weekend shut down/Startup tank from long weekend shutdown
    10. Perform all basic Tank Farm related operations.
    11. Work with facilities mechanics in maintaining tank farm equipment, pumps, storage tanks & piping in good operating condition.
    12. Participate in other duties as may be assigned by the department supervisor or manager.
    13. Must complete all necessary paperwork as established for the work being performed.


    Qualification Standards:


    1. High school graduate.
    2. Able to effectively communicate with fellow personnel.
    3. Must complete training on all relevant SOP’s within 90 days of taking on the position.
    4. Ability to read, write and understand English and have basic arithmetic skills (proficiency test required) with ability to do unit conversion.
    5. Prior industrial experience in tank farm operations
    6. Ability to read & interpret SDS

    Other Requirements:


    1. Undergo OSHA Haz Com Training.
    2. Undergo RCRA hazardous waste handling, SPCC & SWPPP training.
    3. Undergo GMP training and follow applicable SOP’s.
    4. Maintain good housekeeping in the tank farm area at all times.
    5. Protect all storm drains in the tank farm area from chemical contaminants.
    6. Know and observe all safety requirements.
    7. Use all required PPE at all times.
    8. Act as a guide for LEPC in case of non incidental emergency spills in tank farm & compounding area
    9. Operate forklift truck as a certified driver.
    10. Operate tank farm emergency shutdown system as needed
    11. Respond to and clean up incidental spills in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations.
    12. Know how to use small hand tools.


    Physical Requirements:

    1. Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and roll up to 440 lbs using pallet truck & other equipment
    2. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.
    3. Ability to work in an Industrial Environment.


    We offer a motivated team atmosphere where you will be encouraged to grow, learn and develop, a very competitive wage and excellent benefits package - offering eligibility for benefits within 3 months of successful performance in this position!  All inquiries are completely confidential.


    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK Custom Products.


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