Chemical Manufacturing Pilot Plant Operator
Marlborough , Massachusetts
November 20, 2017
The Dow Chemical Company has an opening for a Chemical Manufacturing Pilot Plant Operator in Marlborough, MA. The Chemical Operator performs manufacturing batch processing tasks as specified in written procedures to support the production, packaging, and handling of materials.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a safe working environment and participate in all required safety programs, training, and activities.
  • Follow Operating Discipline principles, procedures and practices to ensure safe and efficient operation of assigned plant areas.
  • Operate and field check process equipment. Monitor process conditions, equipment and control systems if required.
  • Receive direction from area leads/supervisor and complete assigned tasks.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have chemical processing experience, experience working with chemicals in an industrial environment is required.
  • Must be able to work all scheduled days of the shift. The shift is 6 PM to 6 AM, Monday through Wednesday and 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM on Thursday.
  • On-Call opportunities may be required, must be willing/able to reside within 70 miles of the facility.
  • Must be able to work in a plant environment with exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, chemical and other elements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required.
  • Must have strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.
  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.
  • Able to work within an empowered team environment.
  • Willing to adhere to all safety standards. Strong understanding and commitment to their own and the safety of others.
  • Must be able to meet light to moderate physical effort as required to include, with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Lifting required occasionally of up to 40 pounds.
    • Bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting required on a daily basis.
    • Ability to occasionally work at table level and/or overhead level as necessary.
    • Required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - including respirator.
    • Required to work in a RESTRICTED Electrical Classified Area for use of flammable and combustible materials.
    • Routinely operate fork lift and other lift-assist devices as needed.
    • Complete routine and repetitive activities such as labeling, forming and filling boxes, moving materials and equipment
    • Routinely operate valves, switches, and hand tools of various size and torque.
    • Able to bend and/or stoop during the production processes and must be able to travel up and down stairs as needed.
    • Ability to occasionally work at table level and/or overhead level as necessary.
  • Must have current, valid driver's license.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fork Truck, Power materials handling equipment operation experience is preferred.
  • Chemical Process Technology certification and/or degree, or Four (4) or more years of military training/experience in related field, is preferred.
  • Five (5) or more years of chemical processing experience is preferred.

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required.

About DowDuPont:

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at .

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
  • 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
  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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 , you may call us at 1+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.

A little about us:
Join the Dow team in creating innovative solutions for human progress. A career with us is an invitation to explore, create and make valuable contributions to human progress. We’re a global team of problem-solvers, impacting everything from safe bridges, to fresh food. Andthere’s a science to our success. Discover how we do it.

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