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Operator

 

About the job:

 

Nouryon’s La Porte, Texas location is looking for top candidates to fill the key role of Process Operator/Operator. This position is essential to:


The operation of plant equipment in line with approved SH&E, quality, and production guidelines to meet customer expectations.


At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.
 
We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?
 

In your future role as a Process Operator you will:

 

  • Understand and operate the equipment or processes in area of assignment.
  • Know mechanical operation of piping and equipment in assigned area.
  • Working knowledge of plant processes in area of assignment.
  • Assist in the development of SOPs and the training of others in area of assignment.
  • Understand diagrams, equipment, process description, process control, problem solving of area, SOPs, etc.
  • Basic maintenance skills including trouble shooting equipment and the permit systems.  Make minor adjustments/repairs to the unit.
  • Handle all hazardous chemicals and waste in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Understands and operates control system and instrumentation in area of assignment.
  • Perform duties on the site’s Emergency Response Team (fire brigade).
  • Participate in the development of the departmental continuous improvement projects and on project teams.
  • Other duties and assignments as directed by supervisor.

 

Health, Safety, Security & Environmental Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand and help implement the site’s Operating Policy, and HSSE goals and objectives.
  • Support and participate in on-going HSSE improvement activities and committees.
  • Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs.
  • Understand and implement any parts of the Battleground Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that apply to area of responsibility.
  • Participate in the site’s on-going Pollution Prevention Process

 

Quality Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand and help implement the site’s Quality Policy, Quality goals and objectives, and the Quality Improvement Process (MTQ).
  • Be fully aware of your specific quality assurance responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with site wide document control, internal quality audits, corrective action, non-conforming product and record keeping procedures.
  • Be sure employees under supervision, if applicable, are aware of and are adequately trained in quality procedures.
  • Two-year Process Technology Degree and two years manufacturing plant experience or five years manufacturing plant experience.

 

 

We believe you bring:

 

  • Understand and help implement the site’s Quality Policy, Quality goals and objectives, and the Quality Improvement Process (MTQ).
  • Be fully aware of your specific quality assurance responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with site wide document control, internal quality audits, corrective action, non-conforming product and record keeping procedures.
  • Be sure employees under supervision, if applicable, are aware of and are adequately trained in quality procedures.
  • Two-year Process Technology Degree and two years manufacturing plant experience or five years manufacturing plant experience.

 

We Believe You Are:

  • Able to work in chemical plant environment
  • Hold Production experience
  • Have Knowledge of operating procedures and chemical reactions
  • Able to work in chemical plant environment
  • Must be able to wear a respirator
  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs and climb ladders
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Must be able to wear steel toed shoes & hard hat
  • Must be able to grasp and understand procedures, etc.
  • Must be mechanical minded and analytical
  • Must be able to push/pull drum dollies – manhandle into position (wt approx 110 lbs)
  • Wear silver suit approx 15 minutes at a time 3-4 times a day
  • Work 12 hr shifts (4 on and 4 off)
  • Mandatory ERT (handle fire hose wear bunker gear)
  • Must be able to pass ERT physical
  • May require individual to comply with Nouryon RBPS 12 Corporate CFATS Personnel Surety Compliance Policy for Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards.
  • Participate and adhere to all applicable government regulations regarding process safety and environmental compliance responsibilities for the site. Nouryon Battleground is an OSHA PSM covered site.
  • Understand and assist with upkeep of process safety information as required by role.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of process safety and PSM management including the OSHA 14 elements of process safety and Nouryon 21 building blocks.

 

Good to know:

 

Battleground primarily produces metal alkyls, sold primarily as co-catalysts to major thermoplastic resins and rubber manufacturers (producers of polyethylene, polypropylene, and EPDM).  The product line is complex with over 30 metal alkyl products (plus formulations) produced at Battleground.  Products are extremely hazardous (pyrophoric, meaning they ignite on contact with air) and are highly reactive with water.  The site also manufactures High Purity Metal Organics (HPMO) for the semi-conductor and LED industries.

 

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the , Americas based in Houston, TX.

 

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit: nouryon.com/careers/how-we-hire/  

 

We look forward to receiving your application! 

 

We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  
  

About Nouryon

 
We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.
 
If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.
 
Visit our  website  and follow us on  LinkedIn .

 

 
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We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies.

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Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
N0010702
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Texas
Site
LaPorte
Business
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job area
Production Operator
Hierarchy level
Entry Level
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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