Dow Chemical Production Technician in Dalton, Georgia

The Dow Chemical Company in Dalton, Georgia has an exciting opportunity for a Process Technician for the STYROFOAM® plant.

Responsibilities:

  • Performing routine operation of basic control systems and devices to operate the STYROFOAM® process

  • Certify in all areas of the plant.

  • Using troubleshooting skills to resolve process, product quality, safety, and environmental problems.

  • Developing and following operating discipline, procedures and practices to ensure a safe and efficient operation of assigned duties.

  • The control, monitoring and adjustment of all control systems and manually operated equipment.

  • Identification of equipment requiring maintenance.

  • Clearing and tagging equipment as required and issuing Safe Work Permits for maintenance and project work.

  • Acting as a resource for other Technicians on job tasks and prioritization of work activities.

  • Performing tasks assigned per task list.

  • Accurately completing all required paperwork.

  • 1 or more years of experience working in an industrial and/or manufacturing role OR military experience

  • Mechanically inclined.

  • Self-starter and a team player; work effectively with others.

  • Able to work a 12 hour rotating shift and overtime as required.

  • Able to work overtime when needed (including weekends & holidays).

  • Have a current, valid, United States driver license.

  • Versatile and have demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • 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:

  • Experience working in a Chemical manufacturing environment.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Physical demands of the job:

/ Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations: /

  • Lift hoses, bolt flanges and operate valves and similar equipment as a normal part of the job.

  • Pass physical function test if job offer is received and accepted.

  • Able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for 300 pounds or less.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Comfortable with hands on work.

  • Able to climb stairs and work at heights.

  • Comfortable doing work that may cause you to get dirty.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at: www.dow.com.

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: http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

Title:

Production Technician

Location:

Georgia-Dalton

Requisition ID:

1706187