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Process Operator

Location: Linden, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Apr 9, 2021
Category: Plants & Facilities
Job ID: 71979

Job Description


The Opportunity

Our Linden, NJ branch, an environmentally friendly solvent recycler, is looking to add a Process Operator to their team! This person is responsible for completing all assigned tasks such as distillation, filtration, and blending within units at the facility.

Entry level position that requires NO TRAVEL! We are looking for a dedicated individual with a flexible schedule to workday and night shift.
This is a unique opportunity to learn interesting Chemical Processes – company provided training!

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages with overtime opportunities;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Completes daily checks and hourly readings on the distillation units to ensure proper operation;
  • Ensures all assigned units have their daily maintenance duties performed and communicates any problems or issues immediately;
  • Performs all required QA/QC tasks related to the distillation process as well as other assigned units;
  • Maintains accurate logs and run sheets;
  • Takes unit and tank readings throughout the facility;
  • Operate pumps and valves to transfer material into tanks or tankers.
  • Ensure distillation units are operating at expected levels and adjusts temperatures or pressures as per SOPs to produce finished products.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • 1+ years’ facility operating preferred, willing to train;
  • Ability to work weekends, day and night shift, and on call as needed;
  • Process Operations/Chemical knowledge is an asset but not required;
  • Forklift operating experience is an asset but not required.
  • Boiler Operator license is a plus.

40-years of sustainability in action. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483)

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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