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Chemical Operator Plant 1

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

Chemical OperatorAshtabula Plant 1

Responsibilities Include:

  • Make blends of pigments by chemical treatment, operate wet treatment, filtering and drying pigments, grind dry pigments, and operate all equipment associated with these phases of the operation.

  • Make up chemical solutions, make necessary tests, read, compute and record data.

  • Take samples, maintain log sheets and inventory records.

  • Receive and unload material from tank vehicles, load tank vehicles, check/weigh tank vehicles as required on Plant scales.

  • Unplug and clean out lines and equipment, unload, transport and stack materials and supplies as directed, clean and inspect tank vehicles.

  • Retrieve material from warehouse, operate lift trucks and related equipment.

  • Perform relief work in classification, relieve service operators as needed and coordinate work with other operators.

  • Operators make patrol checks of area as needed and perform work in accordance with safety regulations and standard job procedures.

  • Other duties including maintain a clean and safe work area are as required and assigned.

  • This is a safety critical position.

  • Must adhere to the INEOS Pigments Process Safety & Behavioral Principals and Life Saving Rules.

Depending on the area in which work is being performed, a process operator will work indoors and/or outdoors where there is exposure to the elements. In some areas there is exposure to vapors, wetness and steam. In other areas some dust and discoloring compounds are encountered.

Chemical operators will have a rotating shift work schedule. That consists of working a combination of days, evenings nights and working weekends and holidays.


  • You must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Three or more years of experience in manufacturing is required. Candidates with experience in chemical manufacturing are preferred.

  • Must be capable of performing all the essential job functions.

  • Must have experience and a working knowledge of industrial safety processes, LO/TO, PSM, confined space, hazardous communication, fall protection, etc.

    Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants located on the south shore of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 50 years of manufacturing excellence.

    INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

    Important Note: INEOS Pigments is requiring individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to employment, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission and approval of an exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

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