Objective: To acquire a challenging position which affords me the opportunity for growth within a company, one which recognizes and rewards workers based on experience, performance, organizational skills, leadership abilities and loyalty with the opportunity for further training and advancement.
Operator Technician Chemical Plant and System Operators
1/2001 – 2/2009
Process Operator Technician on docks as a licensed tankerman loading liquid chemicals into barges. Responsible for river water clarifiers, outfalls, potable water system, sanitary sewer, storage tanks and assisting Wastewater treatment operators. Was laid off for 5 months due to cutbacks at plant. Rehired to the Isocyanates shipping department loading MDI and TDI to railcars and trucks. Also load HCL, wastes, and do blending of tanks. Line up tanks for transfers and loading purposes. Keep inventories of supplies, seals, placards, raw materials, etc. Enter information in computer for siteflow, transfer sheets, etc. Use Beckman system to generate samples. Use the DCS system. Work with logistics on scheduling of trucks to ensure timely delivery of products. Work closely with the operating unit. Handle hazardous waste disposal, labeling and documentation.
SALES ASSOCIATE Garden Center
1/2006-5/2007 HOME DEPOT BATON ROUGE, LA
Worked as a sales associate in the garden section at the location on Highland road. Restocked shelves, checked pricing, priced items, assisted customers with deciding on purchases of chemicals plants and lawn maintenance and home care and pool maintenance items. Was trained to know all about products to be able to sell them effectively.
Plant Operator Chemical Plant and System Operators
10/2000 – 1/2001
Syngenta c/o Lofton Staffing
Worked in MPF unit. (Multi-process facility)Made crop nutrients. Learned two areas before taking a better permanent job at another plant. Centrifuge and a combination job of tankfarm, sampling, and environmental. Completed interviews and 6 week training course to be in pool to be hired here permanently as a Syngenta employee. Still in pool.
2/1996 – 3/1999
Process Operator Technician in Phosphoric Acid plant. Rotated in four areas. These areas included Ball mill, Filter, Evaporators and Laboratory Technician.
Administrative Assisstant Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
8/1996 – 1/1997
Baton Rouge Business Report
BATON ROUGE, LA
Took this job while working on getting another plant related job (going thru testing/interviews)Worked with Ad Execs and accounting with billing and ad placement. Did some editing.
A Operator Chemical Plant and System Operators
1/1990 – 5/1996
Worked in Wastewater treatment plant, Boilerhouse, then in manufacturing of oil-based and water based chemicals. Made chemicals in blenders as well as reactors. Was responsible for De-ionized water units, belt press, cooling tower, plant nitrogen, plant air, breathing air and firewater systems, and treating and disposal of recovered oil from oil-based manufacturing. Ran treated river water unit, responsible for river water pumps. Treated wastewater and river water for process water use in the plant.
Cust Serv. Rep/warehouse/print Order Clerks
3/1980 – 1/1990
Started in Customer Service, taking orders from customers and sales people, ordered and scheduled raw materials and finished products for shipment. Ran offset press, printing forms and labels and then went on to work in Shipping/receiving getting orders of drums, bags for shipment. Unloaded empty 55 gallon drums. Was promoted to another job.
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