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Process Operator

Company: Dow Chemical Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionDescriptionThe Michigan Operations team is looking for top-caliber, technically capable Process Operators who are focused on safety, embrace change, make informed decisions, possess self-confidence and leadership skills and are lifelong learners.About youYou are a team player that is highly motivated, dependable and a self-starter who is interested in growing and developing in your career at a well-established global company. You can follow standard operating procedures to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.Also, you can be responsible for each of the following tasks:* Operating process related equipment and plant process control systems in a safe environmentally responsible manner

* Optimizing plant performance by monitoring process equipment and conditions using information systems including; process levels, temperatures, pressures and flow rates

* Collecting and reporting plant measurements related to performance, asset utilization, quality, costs yields, environmental health and safety (EH&S), production rates, etc.

* Performing field checks, adjusting control systems and manually operated equipment based on process and lab data

* Determining root causes of deviations in process. product or equipment performance through use of troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis

* Identifying opportunities for improvement and implements Improvements when appropriate

* Analyzing laboratory and sampling results to maintain process and quality standards as well as learning a variety of chemical processes and develop ideas to improve them

* Responsible for performing process equipment troubleshooting, routine equipment repairs, improvements and preventative maintenance

* Performing daily tasks efficiently using the appropriate computer tools and software

* Ensuring operational activities and process performance are aligned with plant and business goals

* Completing individual duties with a high degree of dedication to safety and environmental stewardship

* Operates and field checks process equipment (including fork trucks)

With Dow careers, this position offers:* Starting pay is $26.50, including career progression in addition to a yearly bonus based on personal and company performance

* Eligible for an additional $0.60 per hour if assigned to a role that covers 24/7 rotating shifts

* Enjoy a robust total rewards program, including: medical, dental, retirement, employee stock purchase program, wellness programs, and more all available to you on your first day of employment. Discover more at dowbenefitsguide.com/2021newhire

* Dow encourages a healthy work-life balance. In this role, you begin to earn vacation days immediately with a total of 15 days per year, including paid leave options

* Design your future with our competitive retirement and employee stock purchase programs

* Potential for overtime opportunities

Required qualifications* Willing and able to work all applicable shifts on a rotating basis (including weekends) and work overtime when needed

* Successfully complete a background check and pass a drug screen if job offer is received and accepted

* Must have a current, valid US driver's license

* Must be 18 years old or older

* Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

* 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.

The physical abilities, with or without reasonable accommodations, include being able to:* Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to a respirator

* Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting, working in tight or closed-in spaces, climb stairs/ladders and working at heights as well as standing or walking for extended periods of time

* Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. To qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less with or without accommodations

Education / ExperienceThis role requires the candidate to meet one of the following criteria:* A minimum of 4 years of experience in a chemical operator/processing role

* Chemical Process Fast Start certificate obtained from Delta College

* Associate's degree in Chemical Process or Chemical Technology

* 4+ years military experience in a technical field (i.e. mechanical, electronic or technology based training)

Additional notes* The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

* We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur.

* Please allow 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete an assessment at the time of application. This will need to be completed at once, as it cannot be saved and continued later. An assessment is required for each position.

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 othersAbout DowDow (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 visit or on Twitter.As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on .Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities 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 or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Keywords: Dow Chemical Company, Midland , Process Operator, Other , Midland, Michigan

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