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Finding Solutions for the Titans of Industry

You may not know Daubert Chemical, but our products touch your life on a daily basis. Since 1935, we’ve developed solutions that protect cars from rust, extend the durability of truck trailers, keep steel mills running, help furniture makers develop new designs, empower appliance manufacturers to make smaller and quieter machines… and the list goes on. As a specialty chemical manufacturer, we have called on the largest companies in almost every industry imaginable to develop unique coatings, adhesives, and lubricants, furthering the ability for these companies to deliver improvements to quality and durability.

Careers at Daubert Chemical

For the past 80 years, Daubert’s strategy has been to hire only exceptional individuals who can excel in a variety of areas. We are always on the lookout for individuals with experience in the Automotive, Transportation, Steel, or Defense industries. But more important than that is an innate desire to learn new areas, and to understand how things work. Our sales people understand the chemistry of what they sell, just as much as our chemists need to understand the industry our products go into. And everyone, from president to factory worker, plays a role in offering suggestions for improving the quality of the products we make. If you’re a person who’s comfortable wearing multiple hats, driven by intellectual curiosity, mechanically inclined, and a problem solver… then our customers have the challenges to keep you busy.

Open Positions at Daubert

All general employment inquiries can be sent to careers@daubert.com. Periodically, we will post job openings that are specifically needed. Any open positions will be listed below and closed once the search is complete. If your background is of interest to us, we will contact you directly. Please do not call the company directly. Callers with employment inquiries will be directed to contact us at the “careers” email address.

Jobs

Job Description: 

Daubert Chemical Company is seeking an experienced Customer Service Representative (CSR) in its chemical plant office. The CSR functions as the primary liaison between the company, sales, and its customers from placement of PO to order entry to shipment of orders. The successful candidate will be responsible for entering orders and communicating order status to customers, sales, scheduling and shipping; providing accurate product and shipping information and resolving customer's issues; processing credit memos as required. This position will also be trained as a backup to the planning and coordination of production schedules and assist with invoices, inventory, data entry, and calculations.

Daubert Chemical Company is seeking an experienced Customer Service Representative (CSR) in its chemical plant office. The CSR functions as the primary liaison between the company, sales, and its customers from placement of PO to order entry to shipment of orders. The successful candidate will be responsible for entering orders and communicating order status to customers, sales, scheduling and shipping; providing accurate product and shipping information and resolving customer's issues; processing credit memos as required. This position will also be trained as a backup to the planning and coordination of production schedules and assist with invoices, inventory, data entry, and calculations.

Essential functions:
• Ensure that all facets of the order fulfillment process, such as entry of sales and sample orders with accurate notes and codes, is being completed and communicated in a timely manner.
• Communicate order confirmations, changes and cancellations to both customers and internal team members.
• Acts as a liaison between customers, scheduling, traffic, and sales departments regarding sales orders to ensure timely delivery to customers.
• Review plant delivery schedules versus requested dates and resolves any conflicts by tracking and communicating any changes and potential issues.
• Troubleshoot and resolve customer concerns by taking appropriate action to ensure customer satisfaction with efficiency and in a timely manner.
• Thoroughly document and update customer records based on interactions. Accurate file maintenance is a must.
• Other related duties, as assigned


Qualifications:
• 2-3 years of experience in order to cash customer service is required; industrial and/or manufacturing customer service experience is preferred overall.
• High school diploma/GED is required; some college coursework is desired.
• Positive, helpful phone skills are essential to ensuring good communication and rapport during each customer interaction; Respond to customer inquiries by any method with professionalism
• Ability to problem solve, prioritize and multitask is essential.
• Excellent written and verbal business communication skills.
• Strong mathematical skills to calculate weight and volume conversions.
• Proficient in MS office required, including Outlook email and Excel.
• Ability to learn company’s software; CRM database experience, e.g. SalesForce, is a plus.

This position has competitive compensation and benefits. Relocation assistance is not available. Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Daubert Chemical Company is seeking a first-shift Maintenance Mechanic II at our plant located near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL. We are looking for an experienced team player who can demonstrate technical knowledge and skills to perform routine and extensive maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment at our chemical manufacturing plant. Electrical knowledge is required; welding is a plus. Business necessity will require mandatory overtime, weekend hours, working during holidays, after hours call-ins, and overall work hours to be adjusted.

Daubert Chemical Company is seeking a first-shift Maintenance Mechanic II at our plant located near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL. We are looking for an experienced team player who can demonstrate technical knowledge and skills to perform routine and extensive maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment at our chemical manufacturing plant. Electrical knowledge is required; welding is a plus. Business necessity will require mandatory overtime, weekend hours, working during holidays, after hours call-ins, and overall work hours to be adjusted.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and oversee operation of the fire system.
  • Electrical (3 phase) work such as troubleshooting, bending conduit, wiring motors, etc.
  • Inspect, diagnose, repair and maintain production equipment such as vacuum pumps, drum turners, mixers, boilers, steam systems, compressors.
  • Install and maintain piping systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment including but not limited to gauges, valves, pressure regulators, etc.
  • Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
  • Assist in the planning and installation of new equipment, piping, electrical, etc.
  • Document repairs and maintenance performed when completed.
  • Comply with all applicable OSHA standards and company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, hot work permits, LOTO, PPE, fall protection, confined space, etc.
  • Perform basic carpentry and general cleaning duties involved in building and grounds maintenance, plus work outdoors in all weather conditions e.g. snow removal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Associate's degree, certificate, or apprenticeship training in a related field from a vocational/technical school or college is required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in industrial maintenance. Combination of education and related experience will be considered.
  • Chemical processing industry and related equipment experience (mixers, pumps, steam systems, fabrication, electrical, welding) is preferred.
  • Basic mathematical skills are required.
  • Must have practical experience operating hand and power tools, machine tools, pressure indicators.
  • Basic plumbing and pipe-fitting skills.
  • General computer skills are used to access company data, such as intranet, AMMS and online employee training requirements.
  • Ability to safely operate Powered Industrial Trucks, such as forklift, scissors lift, etc.
  • Valid Driver's License and good driving record is required to drive the company vehicle when necessary.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with all levels. Ability to effectively communicate with others by speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot, find root cause, and solve problems.
  • High attention to detail with accurate & timely completion of all required projects.
  • Keep tools and work areas organized and free of hazards and debris.
  • Dependable, reliable attendance and punctuality is essential.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms, and use hands and fingers. Talking and hearing is required. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to be medically cleared and fit-tested to wear a respirator in order to perform some duties. Capability to work in confined spaces.


ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment depending on the area can be quiet to moderate to loud.

This position has competitive compensation and benefits. Relocation assistance is not available. Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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