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Process Operator

Company: Dow
Location: Midland
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe 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 mannerOptimizing plant performance by monitoring process equipment and conditions using information systems including; process levels, temperatures, pressures and flow ratesCollecting 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 dataDetermining root causes of deviations in process. product or equipment performance through use of troubleshooting and Root Cause AnalysisIdentifying opportunities for improvement and implements Improvements when appropriateAnalyzing laboratory and sampling results to maintain process and quality standards as well as learning a variety of chemical processes and develop ideas to improve themResponsible for performing process equipment troubleshooting, routine equipment repairs, improvements and preventative maintenancePerforming daily tasks efficiently using the appropriate computer tools and softwareEnsuring operational activities and process performance are aligned with plant and business goalsCompleting individual duties with a high degree of dedication to safety and environmental stewardshipOperates and field checks process equipment (including fork trucks)With Dow careers, this position offers:Starting pay is $26.50 with potential progression opportunities for $32-$40/hour in addition to a yearly bonus based on personal and company performanceEnjoy 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/2022newhireDow 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 optionsDesign your future with our competitive retirement and employee stock purchase programsPotential for overtime opportunitiesRequired qualificationsThis role requires the candidate to meet one of the following criteria:A minimum of 4 years of experience in a chemical operator/processing roleChemical Process Fast Start certificate obtained from Delta CollegeAssociate's degree in Chemical Process or Chemical Technology4+ years military experience in a technical field (i.e. mechanical, electronic or technology based training)Other Required Qualifications Include:Willing and able to work all applicable shifts on a rotating basis (including weekends) and work overtime when neededSuccessfully complete a background check and pass a drug screen if job offer is received and acceptedMust have a current, valid US driver's licenseMust be 18 years old or olderMinimum of a High School Diploma or GEDA 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 respiratorPerform 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 timeAdditional notesThe 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.Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment -- such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individual's own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. (For example, some types of safety equipment may be rated for a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds total.) In the event a job offer for this position were (conditionally) extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated in regard to their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.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.Dow Offers: A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefitsOn-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 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 www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom 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 www.dow.com.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 http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

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