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Job Details

  • Job location: Augusta Plant – Augusta, GA
  • Salary Range: $21.00 – $24.00 Hourly
  • Travel Percentage: None
  • Job Shift: Rotating 12-hour Shift
  • Job Category: Manufacturing


The Chemical/Packaging Operator monitors, controls and troubleshoots chemical process systems and bulk packaging systems to ensure functioning within established limits. Monitors processes using SCADA/ProVOX/DeltaV controls and makes changes to maintain process within desired limits. Troubleshoots process and packaging problems and makes corrections to bring process back into control. Takes process samples and performs analytical work. Uses results to adjust process if necessary. Tours operating areas routinely to monitor process. Creates maintenance notifications. Unloads raw materials – Phosphoric Acid, Caustic Soda, KOH, Sodium Chlorate, Soda Ash and Lime. Makes solutions of materials and operates filtration processes. Loads trucks or railcars with solid or liquid materials.
Complies with documentation, written work instructions, procedural and applicable regulatory requirements (such as safety, environmental and housekeeping). Operates general mechanical tools and equipment as required to make minor repairs to equipment.


Minimum Requirements:
HS Diploma or equivalent, and

2 years experience in a manufacturing facility in industrial maintenance, utility, warehousing or lead packing position.

WorkKeys Assessment scores

  • Workplace Observation (2)
  • Graphic Literacy (4)
  • Workplace Documents (5)

Preferred candidates will have:

  • 3+ years Chemical Operator experience, in a chemical manufacturing facility.
  • WorkKeys Mathematics (5)
  • Chemical Operator Certification

Why Work Here?

Stable Company with Great Benefits and Pay!

Prayon Inc. is headquartered in Augusta, GA, where the manufacturing operation is comprised of two multi-product units and services its customers with a full complement of Phosphoric Acid and Phosphate salt offerings. The site employs over 140 individuals in Accounting, Administration, IT, Customer Service, Distribution, Quality Control, Manufacturing, Packaging, Industrial Maintenance, Electrical and Instrumentation, and Capital Projects. A subsidiary of Prayon SA, with more than a century of industrial experience, they are a world leader in the phosphate sector. Our Group manufactures an extensive range of phosphate and fluorine products that are used in food, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications, as well as fertilizers. Please visit our website at to learn more about our company. EOE / AA



About working at Augusta

Located in Augusta, Georgia, the site is Prayon’s only US production location. It is primarily oriented towards the food sector, but also maintains a strong presence in the health and dental care, as well as technical markets.

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Why work at Prayon?

A fascinating job in an international Group

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for the health of both humans and plants, and the life of the planet. It is part of our DNA. The core of our company is our people, their values and their shared vision, and the sustainable technologies that help them to enrich everyone’s every day.

Working in locations around the globe, each and every one of our experts brings their unique skills and infectious dynamism to bear by improving the quality and effectiveness of the products we offer. It is thanks to them that we stay on top of the market and can develop the technologies of tomorrow. But, in order to keep our place as a leader in our sector, we always stay on the lookout for talented individuals.

Are you ready to join us and make the difference?
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