Dow Chemical Machine Operator in Newark, Delaware

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for a Machine Operator in Newark, DE.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate lathe machinery.

  • Computer use for data entry, MTL, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Logbook, training, non-conforming product, audits, etc.

  • Operate required testing equipment for product quality.

  • Monitor product quality according to procedure.

  • Follow all Dow safety, quality, job, and site policies.

Required Qualifications:


  • Have a desire to learn and develop technical skills to keep current with changing operations.

  • 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.

  • Must have a current, valid US driver's license.

  • Able to work near moving or mechanical parts, near fumes or airborne particles, and near loud noises.

  • Able to work at table level and/or overhead level as necessary.

  • Able to perform task wearing required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as: respirators, protective clothing, face masks, goggles, boots, etc.

  • Physically capable of lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders and stairs, wearing safety gear, working in confined areas, and working in a chemical-manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to work 2nd/ Evening shift (2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday - Friday).

  • 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:

  • Previous experience at Dow.

  • Preference for at least two (2) years of prior manufacturing experience.

  • Previous machinery experience.

  • Previous experience as a lathe operator.

  • Associate degree or higher, or Four (4) or more years of military training/experience is preferred.

Education:

  • 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 http://www.dow-dupont.com/.

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 in late 2018 or early 2019. 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 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:

Machine Operator

Location:

Delaware-Newark

Requisition ID:

1708883