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Actalent Chemical Operator in PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wisconsin


Follow batch tickets to formulate and combine/react chemicals.

Needs to be able to weigh precise raw mixes and follow batch sheets.

Operate semi-automated filling machine to fill drums

Load and unload tanks and tank trucks

Connect hoses, pumps and valves to transfer chemicals between tanks and drums

Fill out manufacturing paperwork and checklists

Will take samples from tanks and containers. Some heavy lifting is required

Weight restriction (50 or 75lbs), there are drum dollies and carts for them to use as well as forklifts on pallets. If in compounding room can have bags that are 50-75 lbs. They lift skid to platform and then carry them manually.

They will be starting out in the bulk load/unload area. They are coming in and being given paperwork for a rail car, sample it, hook up hoses, transfer lines. Will then move the product to the storage tanks. Will then go to the fill room. Will transfer chemicals and program automatic fillers to fill drums and overseeing process. If things start going wrong, you can hit the stop button. Will also make blends of solvents, sampling/approving. Larger batches go to the fill lines and then another operator will take care of it.

Could go to the compound room. Powders, resins, solvents. This is the more complicated of blends. Will add 15-20 materials. Will involve heating/cooling.

Also have the warm room. Its kept at 80-90 degrees. Need to keep at a constant temperature to maintain integrity of product. It's very viscous so it can be finicky.


2nd shift: 4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. with overtime expected


chemicals, blending, mixing, GMP, operator, blending, mixing

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Education: HS Diploma, GED

1+ year experience with blending/mixing (Preferred Chemical, Paint, Food)

Required to operate a forklift

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.