Chemical Production Associate

Monroe Staffing is a 48-year-old full-service temporary and direct placement staffing firm with 10 offices, in which 3 of them are here in CT. We provide our clients with commercial, industrial, professional and technical professionals in a variety of industries. Companies count on us to provide the people they need.

We are currently seeking a Chemical Operator to work for a client in Wallingford, CT. on a 1 year temp to hire role.

Position Summary and Special Duties:

  • Mechanical - Being aware of the basic mechanics involved with all the systems and equipment used in the plant/facility
  • Chemical - Knowledge of basic chemistry and its production application.


  • Mechanical Aptitude - The ability to adeptly utilize the equipment. This includes forklifts, valves, vacuum systems, cooling/heating systems, pumps and various other items and systems
  • Trainability - This skill demonstrated by how quickly and thoroughly procedures and equipment are learned
  • Physical Skill - to be able to correctly lift/move heavy objects utilizing all the best ergonomic techniques


  • Follow procedures for all product packaging
  • Maintain organization of raw material and supply inventories
  • Unload incoming raw material bulk shipments
  • Move products and raw materials between production and warehousing areas
  • Maintain communication with other plant personnel in regard to their job progress
  • Maintain organization and neatness of plant yard
  • In accordance with production schedule, supply heating shed with appropriate raw materials
  • Monitor and handle hazardous waste containers in accordance with procedures
  • Assist in manufacturing procedures
  • Must successfully complete appropriate D.O.T. Hazmat training
  • Participates in emergency response as defined in the program and training capability
  • Must successfully complete RCRA training according to job function and the regulations
  • Follows emergency response procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Must remain clean shaven and be capable of wearing SCBA and other types of respirators


  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Good math aptitude
  • Ability to read and follow manufacturing procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

Location: Wallingford, CT.


Openings for

  • 1 Chem Op on 1st shift
  • 1 Chem Op on 2nd shift
  • 1 Chem Op on 3rd shift

They have 4 levels of operators - A, B, C & trainee and these are the buckets of pay (w diff included).

  • Operator Level A. -$30-35/hr.
  • Operator Level B. $23-26hr.
  • Operator Level C. $19-22hr.
  • Trainee - 19.25hr. with shift differential for 1st $1 and 2nd $1. So 2nd shift pays $20.25 and 3rd shift pays $21.25
  • Once perm they do give tuition reimbursement.

Monroe Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, Religion, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classification.