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Careers

Open Positions


  • When we do have open positions, we look for highly qualified candidates, and we encourage related industry pros with zinc, chemical engineering, sales and customer service backgrounds to contact us at any time. All correspondence will be kept confidential.
  • We offer a pleasant work environment that respects individual contributions and encourages professional growth, as well as a competitive benefits program.
  • Zochem is an equal opportunity employer.
  • While we cannot respond to every email, your correspondence will always receive high level attention.
  • Our corporate headquarters, engineering and manufacturing facility is located in Dickson, TN, a suburb of Nashville.  Our Canadian manufacturing plant is located in Brampton, Ontario, a suburb of the Greater Toronto Area.

Send resumes and application to: hr@zochem.com

Current Open Positions


PRODUCTION OPERATOR

(Dickson, TN) Functions across various jobs in the manufacturing of zinc oxide, comprising furnace operations and packaging. Production Operators are cross trained in several areas and assist shipping, receiving, and maintenance to ensure continuous and effective operations. Furnace operations: Loads and operates one or more boiler furnaces with raw material (zinc) to process from solid material to molten material to oxidized material. Packaging operations: Operates an automatic silo, scale, and bag press to efficiently and safely package product into approved packaging configurations per customer specifications. High School or equivalency with ability to read, write, and complete basic mathematical computations. Requires a minimum of six (6) months experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to processes, workplace safety, multi-shift operations, and forklift operations (forklift certification required). Previous experience in a foundry or boiler operations is beneficial. Click here for complete position descripton.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (Zochem South)

(Dickson, TN) Manages assigned accounts and acts as the liaison between other sales reps, the customers, and operations team as the first point of contact to resolve any problems or concerns with the ordering and shipping of product according to customer specification for quantity, quality, and delivery dates. Requires: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) • Working knowledge of databases and web-based applications (customer and sales) • NetSuite experience preferred but not required. Superior typing skills. • 1-3 years’ experience in a customer service role in a manufacturing environment coordinating customer requirements with operation departments (production, quality, shipping) and interfacing with customers via email and telephone. Click here for complete position description.

QUALITY CONTROL LAB TECHNICIAN (Zochem South)

(Dickson, TN) Conducts chemical analysis of in-process and finished product samples; reports results of analysis. • Will train to perform preventative maintenance on and troubleshooting of instruments (ICP-OES, AA, Surface Area) • Maintain a clean lab environment • Preparation of standards and reagents, calibrating instruments; maintaining records of all activities and test results • Monitor supplies and report inventory needs to supervisor. • Requirements: high school degree or equivalent; some college coursework in chemistry, biology or related science. • Experience: 2 years in a laboratory is a plus but not required for the right candidate; experience with ICP-OES, AA or Surface Area instruments a plus. This full-time position has significant responsibility so the applicant must: • Have a good eye for detail and the ability to work at a fast pace. • Be punctual with good attendance. • Adhere to written and verbal instructions. • Be willing to work overtime as needed. • Be committed to quality work and exhibit a strong work ethic with a commitment to company needs and growth.

Click here to download Employment Application Form.

COVID-19 considerations:
To Keep our employees safe due to COVID-19, we scan temperatures of everyone who enters our facility. We strongly encourage and practice social distancing, and provide mask and cleaning supplies.