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Operator

Company: Dow Chemical
Location: Texas City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Process Operator

Job Detail

Date Posted:Thu, 15 Apr 2021

Position:Process Operator

Schedule:Full time

Job Number:R2014798

Primary location:

Country:United States of America

State/Province:Texas

City:Texas City (TX, USA)

Description

Dow has exciting any exciting opportunity for aProcess Operatorat theTexas City, Texaslocation.

Job Summary:

We are looking for top-caliber, technically capable Process Technicians/Operators who embrace change, adapt fast, make decisions quickly, possess self-confidence and are lifelong learners. These positions require a high degree of dedication to safety and environmental stewardship.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Performing routine operation of basic control systems and devices to monitor levels, temperatures, pressures and flow rates and transfer of products.

+ Lift hoses, bolt flanges and operate valves and similar equipment including the proper clearing and isolation of equipment.

+ Follow operating discipline, procedures and practices to ensure a safe and efficient operation of assigned duties.

+ Control, monitor and make necessary adjustments on control systems and manually operated equipment.

+ Troubleshoot process, product quality, safety, and environmental problems and identify equipment requiring maintenance.

+ Ensure safe and efficient performance of maintenance and project work.

+ Act as a resource for other Technicians on job tasks and prioritization of work activities.

+ Take ownership for the accurate completion of all assigned tasks.

+ Must certify on multiple roles which may include working as an inside Control Board Operator, Outside Operator or in a Relief Operator/Technician capacity, covering vacancies on multiple shifts

+ Complete all duties as assigned with a high degree of dedication to safety and environmental stewardship

This role will have an assessment to complete during the application process. Please allow 30 minutes - 1 hour to complete the assessment at the time of application. You will not be able to save your application for later. Even if you have taken this assessment before please click on the link. An assessment is required for each position you apply to.

Required Qualifications:

+ Demonstrated ability to learn and successfully operate various mechanical machines, both manual and highly automated equipment.

+ Valid US Driver's License and ability to obtain forklift certification upon being hired.

+ Willing and able to work a rotating shift and overtime as required (including weekends & holidays).

+ A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Physical Requirements:Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

+ Lift, push, and pull up to 55 lbs.

+ Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.

+ Stand, walk, stoop, and twist.

+ Stand 50% of the time.

+ Walk for extended periods of time

+ Work at heights, climb stairs, scaffolding, and ladders.

+ Work in tight and closed in spaces.

+ Wear all Personal Protective Equipment, as required, including but not limited to full face respirator or SCBA; and FRC clothing while performing outside duties.

+ Work in an area of intense or continuous noise.

+ Work in an area with hazardous materials.

+ Lift hoses, bolt flanges and operate valves and similar equipment as a normal part of the job.

+ Pass physical capabilities test if job offer is received and accepted.

+ Meet physical requirements for the emergency response team.

+ Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. In order to qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Associate or higher degree in Process Technology, Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Chemical Instrumentation and /or Electrical or Computer Technology.

+ Process Technology certification.

+ Working experience at a Dow facility.

Education:High School Diploma or GED and one of the following is required:

+ Associate/equivalent or higher degree in any field with a minimum of: 1 semester of College Algebra, 4 semesters of Science/Technology (computer, chemistry, biology, physics, environmental, mechanical) and 2 semesters of communication classes (computer, English, speech)

+ In lieu of a degree Dow will consider those with four (4) or more years of military service in a technical specialty.

+ Five (5) or more years of manufacturing experience as a Production Technician/Operator with demonstrated strong technical, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

+ Advanced mechanical troubleshooting skills.

+ Strong work ethic; independently motivated to produce results.

+ Ability to anticipate changes that will be required to complete projects.

+ Ability to read, write and comprehend documents in English.

+ Ability to work in an empowered team environment, including the ability to effectively communicate, share information, resolve issues, give and receive both positive and critical feedback in a respectful and professional manner.

+ Willing to adhere to all safety standards, including the smoke free and drug-free workplace policy.

+ Punctual and reliable.

**Dow does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.**

Dow Offers:

+ A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

+ On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

+ Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

+ The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

+ Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom (https://twitter.com/DowNewsroom) on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-800-523-3945.

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