Chemical Process Operator

062972 Requisition #

INVISTA’s Maitland site produces DYTEK®A amine, a chemical intermediate used globally in products such as polyamide plastics, fibers, adhesives, curing agents, polyurethanes, vitamins, pharmaceuticals and epoxy resins. Maitland Site also operates Cogeneration Units, a Hydrogen Plant and Utilities operation.

As a member of the INVISTA team, you will also be part of Koch Industries, Inc.'s affiliates, one of the largest privately-held companies in the world. Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 120,000 people. For more information on INVISTA, please visit


Our Maitland, Ontario facility is seeking a Chemical Process Operator Trainee.


Starting rate for Chemical Process Operator Trainee is $21.85.  This position is in a line of progression with the top rate of $35.45 (transition through the line of progression can take between 2-4 years)

The Role:
  • Work in a team environment to operate, maintain and improve our operations
  • Utilization of computerized control systems
  • Manual operation of equipment (pumps, valves etc.) to control the process
  • Issuance of associated Safe Work Permits
  • Initiation of maintenance notifications
  • Responding to process disruptions
  • Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures
What You Bring:
  • Ability to progress to classification levels within the specified timeframe and obtain the Chemical Process Operator 1st Class capability
  • Ability to work effectively in a shift and/or day assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work effectively with others, have high expectations, and follow through on tasks with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task with a strong focus on safety, environment and quality
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both internally and externally
  • Ability to serve on Fire Crew as required
Role Requirements:
  • High school diploma, including senior academic level chemistry and math.
  • Physically able to perform all aspects of assigned work, including serve on the site Emergency Response Crew.
  • Have the ability to learn the necessary computer and process control skills related to the processes.
  • A demonstrated high value for compliance and safety.
  • Demonstrated performance within a team environment.
  • Preference will be given to candidate(s) with previous Chemical Plant experience.
How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume along with a covering letter to before June 14th 2019.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check.

If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of the webpage.

More About INVISTA:

Headquartered in the U.S., INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Cordura® fabric, Antron® carpet fiber and Stainmaster® carpet. We transform daily through innovations. Clothing, carpets, luggage, plastic bottles, automobile interiors and airbags- these and many other products originate in one of INVISTA's global manufacturing facilities. You can be a part of the difference we make by joining the INVISTA team

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