• Materion Brush Inc. | Beryllium & Composites

  • 14710 West Portage River South Road ,
    OH 43416-9500 Elmore, USA
  • +1-419-862-4173

Chemical Operator - start ASAP

Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutionsand services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics,telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.


Our products, services and expertise help enable our customers’ technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world’s only integrated “mine-to-mill” supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites. 


In 2016, we generated approx. $1B in revenue. As a team of 2,500 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In early 2017, Materion closed on an exciting new acquisition that expands our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


For more information, please visit our website at http://materion.com/About and check out our video “Materion Is” along with other videos of our employees sharing what it means for them to work at Materion.


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Under the direction of the Production Supervisor, the Chemical Manufacturing Operator I sets up and operates limited departmental equipment to perform bulk material processing, standard chemical preparations, and a limited number of drying/kiln type furnace operations according to route cards.



include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Use proper safety and personal protective equipment.
  • Understand how to find and use SDS and HMIS system.
  • Perform proper disposal of regulated waste debris and process wastewater.
  • Work with hazardous preps safely.
  • Participate in departmental safety programs.
  • Perform basic air-sensitive compound manipulations.
  • Complete labor data entry.
  • Read and comprehend SOPs and production orders.
  • Label containers properly.
  • Fill out accurate and complete lab records.
  • Use math to calculate rate, ratio, and conversion of measurements.
  • Maintain a clean work area and equipment. Perform minor maintenance of equipment.
  • Use and maintain equipment such as a sandblaster, a 55 gallon drum hoist, an optical pyrometer, and a scale.
  • Hand/bag mix, cake materials.
  • Understand the departmental water cooling system.
  • Accurately monitor and control resistance and induction heated furnaces. Use gas cylinders.
  • Pull samples for analytical testing and use computer for sample submission
  • Use spreadsheet software to record and chart data. Download and print data from given chart recorders.



The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.




Requires the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions. 1-3 years experience in an industrial setting is required. A high school diploma or GED is required. An education generally equivalent to an Associates degree in chemistry from a two-year college or technical school or a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics (or other related hard science) is acceptable in lieu of work experience.