Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Process Operator - Houston, TX

Job Title

Rubber Processing Machine Operator


Rubber Sector


Houston, U.S.


Gross remuneration 19.00 - 20.50 $ Hourly

Job Type


Working hours

Full time

Job Description

General Description:  

As a Process Operator, you will gain hands-on experience producing high-quality products in one of Goodyear's Chemical manufacturing plants.  Goodyear Chemical is a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company which manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. You will also become familiar with safety, quality, and how to be successful in a team environment.  We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Perform routine operation of process and mechanical equipment. Control, monitor and adjust as necessary 
  • Troubleshoot process, product quality, safety and environmental problems and identify equipment requiring maintenance 
  • Review, analyze, and interpret lab data, distributive control monitoring information, log information from previous shift(s) and from the field, AVO (avoid verbal order) instructions, etc. to identify problems and make decisions 
  • Clean and maintain a safe work environment 
  • Abide by standard work procedures and job safety standards, including required PPE 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights and/or confined spaces when applicable 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Understand and follow all instructions, both orally and in writing 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • HS Diploma/GED  
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all pre-employment criteria  
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AAS in Process Operations Technology 
  • Process Operations Technology Certification  
  • Previous manufacturing experience with basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical principles 
  • Previous experience as a Process Operator in the chemical, rubber or petroleum industry 
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) Console Board Operations experience 
  • Vocational/technical school and/or coursework  
  • Apprenticeship program within a mechanical discipline 
  • Previous military service experience within a technical specialty  
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply mechanical concepts and principles to solve problems 
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards 

Candidate Criteria:  

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done in a timely and safe manner  
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful 
  • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems and make decisions in routine and non-routine situations 
  • Commitment to working safely 
  • May be required to serve on the Emergency Response Team.

Pay Rate:  

There is a three-year pay rate progression with this position.  

  • Starting rate of pay   = $19.00
  • 12 months of service =  $19.75
  • 24 months of service =  $20.50


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