Multi-Purpose Reaction Operator 

Charlotte, USA

JOB TITLE: Multi-Purpose Reaction Operator 
DEPARTMENT: Production

The Multi-Purpose Reaction Operator is responsible for the safe and effective operation of reactors and other vessels.

The Multi-Purpose Reaction Operator reports to the Plant Production Supervisor 

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Start and complete batches according to published schedule and documented procedures.
  • Applies basic knowledge of the chemistry of the batches being manufactured to ensure quality product is produced.
  • Ensures compliance and works in accordance with site safety practices and PSM and EPA standards.
  • Analyze and interprets test results and takes action as necessary.
  • Monitor process conditions with DCS and adjust/optimize/troubleshoot the process as necessary.
  • Operate process with strong understanding of alarms and interlocks and their consequences.
  • Prepares and completes all paperwork and data entry associated with production batches. 
  • Monitors equipment under their charge.
  • Coordinate Maintenance efforts if necessary.
  • Report spills or dangerous situations to supervisor.
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy.
  • May perform other duties are required. 
  • Work in accordance with company rules and regulations.
  • Ability to lift up to but not limited to 50 pounds.

Replaces by absence: 

Is on moments of absence replaced by:
Another MPR Operator or Production Supervisor

To correct vessel levels


  • With his or her manager about own tasks, responsibilities and performance;
  • With QC team members 
  • With QEHS Manager regarding compliance

External Communication

Education and experience

  • HS Diploma
  • Specialty Chemical background;
  • Well-developed oral and written knowledge of English language; 
  • 5 years of experience in a similar position, ideally with specific experience dealing with chemical products;
  • Knowledge of a DCS system
  • Basic math skills, use of decimals to compute ratios and percentage
  • Draw and interpret graphs

Software knowledge requirements:

  • MS Office
  • DCS and Delta V systems 


  • Inventive
  • Curiosity about the causation of events.
  • Wide-ranging interests.
  • Derives from an introspective concern with solving problems.
  • Aggressive, analytical, and logical thinking style.
  • Concern with overall impact on the end result.
  • Persuasive
  • Using strong interpersonal and communication skills along with self-confidence to influence others toward some belief or course of action.
  • Cooperative
  • Natural willingness to work together with others for a common goal.
  • Need for harmony within the group is paramount.
  • Strong attention to satisfying each individual’s needs in a favorable manner.
  • Independent
  • Freedom to act without the influence, guidance and control of others.
  • Need for self-reliance, responsibility, and accountability.
  • Patient
  • Self-control.
  • A natural tendency to withstand delays and waiting.
  • Emphasizes the need to be nonthreatening, cooperative, and to internalize unfavorable situations.
  • Responsive
  • Ability to self-assuredly react influentially and decisively.
  • Tolerant
  • Willingness to recognize and respect the attitudes, opinions, and behavior of others.
  • Comprised of nonthreatening, amiable peaceful demeanor combined with a spirit of cooperation.

To submit your resume or for more information about this vacancy, please contact our Human Resource department.