Dow Chemical Manufacturing Operator in Newark, Delaware

We have exciting opportunities for Manufacturing Operators -

Poromerics Conversions Technicians in Newark, DE. The Manufacturing Operator assists in manufacturing rolled goods for the purpose of making polishing pads safely and with high quality. The Conversions Technician works efficiently and on time to meet customer demand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Will be expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) types of PPE such as but not limited to: gloves, safety shoes, and approved safety glasses.

  • Operating heavy machinery.

  • Standing, working at machines or tables for extended times.

  • Moving rolls/ inventory from area to area.

  • Lifting, carrying, and bending and the knees and waist.

  • Computer work, printing labels, filling out data in the computer systems.

  • Some work required manual dexterity and repetitive movements of the upper extremities.

  • Reading Standard Operating Procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in a warehouse environment with varying degrees of temperatures and humidity.

  • The roles may be either the evening or night shift. The evening shift is from 2 pm – 10:30 pm, Monday - Friday. The night shift is 10 pm - 6:30 AM, Monday - Saturday morning.

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed, this includes occasional weekend work.

  • 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 be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Must be able to climb stairs, bend, squat, push, pull and perform overhead work.

  • Must be able to:

o Repetitive forward bending at waist 15 reps/1 min

o Repetitive squatting 15 reps/1 minute

o Carry in left & right hands 15 lbs

o Carry in two hands 20 lbs

o Floor to waist 45lbs x 4 reps

o Floor to overhead 25 lbs x 4 reps

o Lifting > 20-30 lb. frequently, lifting 40-50 lb. occasionally

  • Must have a current, valid US 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:

  • Previous experience working in a Chemical, industrial, manufacturing or similar environment is preferred, 2 years of experience as an asset.

  • Experience using SAP.


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


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