Machine Operator - Chemical Blending

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Date: Jul 17, 2022

Location: Hanover, PA, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

Miller Chemical and Fertilizer, LLC, a J.M. Huber Company is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of crop adjuvants, plant growth regulators, nutritional fertilizers, and specialty agrochemicals with an 81-year heritage. 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products, and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary



            The Production Worker will report to the Plant Supervisor. Miller Chemical takes pride in working as a team and has various job duties in this classification. The associate will be properly trained at each.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities


Ability to setup equipment and properly adjust or modifications to limit downtime 

Ability to transfer the batch from holding tank to filling machine 

Changeovers of the filling machines in a timely manner (Filler, capper, labels) 

Proficiently run the filling and packing machines as designed at standard production rate, make the necessary adjustments for various products so the machine functions properly. Ex: Machine parts and materials needed for next products (Changeovers) 

Ability to properly run the heat sealers for various products, bags 

Ability to set up/make adjustments and clean the ink jets at the end of the day 

Ability to identify the proper ingredients or supplies needed for production and packaging 

Proficiently run the packer as designed at standard production rate, make the necessary adjustments for various products so the machine functions properly i.e. change augers, clean probe 

Fertilizer Auto Filling and Packing Machines – (5lb and 25lb) 

Maintain 5S and proper housekeeping. (Ex: Putting tools away, sweep up and mop areas as needed) 

Ability to proficiently stencil or hand label with self-adhesive labels for cartons, bottles and bags 

Ability to read the weigh scale to make sure the product is within company standards

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

The associate must be able to do the following

  • Strong Math skills; add, subtract, multiply and division
  • Follow instruction from others
  • Ability to improve or promote quality
  • Listen and get clarification
  • Use of time efficiently
  • Notify the Supervisor of any issues or concerns regarding equipment or disruption of the work flow
  • Forklift license is needed
    Education would consist of a High School diploma/GED is required.

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required.