Hydrate Operator

Carmeuse in Manitowoc, WI

  • Industry: Facility Maintenance - Director/Property Manager
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $57,336.67 - 99,280.00 / Year*
About Us


Carmeuse started out as a small family-run business in Belgium.

Today it s a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone. Its products are essential to energy producers, environmental services, construction and manufacturing.

With over 90 production facilities spread across almost every continent, and over 4,500 employees working at Carmeuse every day, the company s most treasured resources are its people.

About the Team

You will be part of Carmeuse Americas, a Rock-Star team of 2500 workers and employees bringing with them their own culture and specific needs. The Americas headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA and have over three dozen production facilities across the Eastern U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia

Carmeuse Lime & Stone headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is North America's largest producer of lime and limestone products. A division of the global Carmeuse Group based in Europe, Carmeuse Lime & Stone manufactures as much as 7 million tons of finished products and 25 million tons of chemical limestone and aggregates every year.

Backed by over 150 years of experience and teamed by over 2,000 employees, Carmeuse operates 28 manufacturing facilities in the USA and Canada.

Our products are quarried and mined from natural, high quality deposits of limestone and then graded and manufactured into quicklime, hydrated lime, and high purity chemical grade limestone. These products are used in a variety of industries including power generation, steel making, water and waste treatment, construction, land development, building materials, and paper manufacturing.

As a natural product, lime makes an excellent choice for these commercial applications, and is a leading contributor to the maintenance and preservation of the world's ecosystem.

Using cutting edge technology, the Carmeuse team conducts constant research and development to ensure the reliability of its products and meet customer needs. We also provide customer specific in-field application support. A network of terminals, employing trains, trucks, and barges, transports products to meet customer s On-time demands.

Responsibilities of the Hydrator Operator (2nd Shift; 3 PM 11 PM) position include, but are not limited to:
  • Operate Corson hydrator, ball mill and related equipment
  • Observe, monitor and report any conditions in accordance with quality specifications/testing that could lead to product nonconformity or other irregularity
  • Report equipment operational problems identified to management
  • Perform routine daily-to-weekly maintenance, including but not limited to:
    • lubrication and cleaning of equipment and work area
  • Clean equipment and process work areas
  • Operate small front end-loader
  • Weigh and blend polymers needed to produce the finished product
  • Perform any necessary inspections and/or testing on the hydrated lime
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Carmeuse offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that may include medical, dental, life, disability, vacation, holiday, and 401(k) savings plan, depending on your work location. Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma or GED; willing and able to work 2nd shift (3 PM 11 PM).

Language Skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with other employees of the organization
Math Skills:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional variables.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, frequently required to walk and occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near safety guarded moving mechanical parts; indoors in a semi-climate controlled environment; in elevated/high places (elevated catwalk); in outside weather conditions; and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, airborne particles, petroleum products, petroleum products, winter and summer temperatures while performing work outside, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (hearing protected provided for louder environments).
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, provided such accommodations do not create undue hardship to the company.

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* Estimated salary

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