Production Operator

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

LaPorte, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


Production Operator

Job Summary

Under general supervision, will perform duties associated with the production of chemicals and other products to meet quality specifications and customer demands. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Understands and helps implement the SBU HSES / Responsible Care Policy and related objectives. 
  • Aware of potential environmental, health, safety, and security impacts in the area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs. 
  • Understands and implements any parts of the Houston Environmental Compliance Plans, Waste Management Plans, and Emergency Response Plan that apply to the area of responsibility.   
  • Participates in the site’s ongoing Pollution Prevention Process. 
  • Participates in the site’s HSE&S processes and training activities. 
  • Must be committed to working and operating safely and follow all plant and company safety rules and procedures, as well as wearing all required PPE. 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as well as function independently. 
  • Knowledge and ability to operate process equipment and instrumentation to produce products on time, utilizing standard operating procedures and processes that meet quality specifications and standards. 
  • Will be able to perform quality control analysis and tests as required 
  • May require individual to comply with Nouryon's  RBPS 12 Corporate CFATS Personnel Surety Compliance Policy for Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards 
  • Will perform other duties as required. 


  • High School graduate or equivalent…some college preferred 


  • Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts; lift 55lb. bags; climb up and down stairs, tanks, railcars, tank trucks, and ladders; fill and move 55-gallon drums, turn valves, and other physical activities as required. 
  • 2 years minimum operator experience in a chemical manufacturing plant environment 
  • Process Technology Associates Degree is a strong plus. 
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel). 
  • Proficiency in SAP and other software as well as operating DCS or other control systems. 
  • Good communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks. 
  • Mechanical aptitude and basic knowledge of chemistry is a plus. 
  • May require individual to comply with Nouryon RBPS 12 Corporate CFATS Personnel Surety Compliance Policy for Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards 

About Nouryon

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemicals in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers.

Nouryon offers a comprehensive array of benefits to support the well-being of well-being yes and their families. This includes paid vacation time, paid holidays, sick time, heavily subsidized medical, dental, and vision plans, and a generous retirement savings plan in which the Company matches employee contributions at 100% on the first 6% of pay and makes an additional 3%+ service-based contribution.


All applicants offered positions by Nouryon will be required to provide proof of their fully vaccinated COVID-19 status prior to beginning employment, subject to any exceptions made by Nouryon for religious or disability-related reasons.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.






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Integrated Supply Chain
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Integrated Supply Chain
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Entry Level
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