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 = $19.0012 months of service = $19.7524 months of service = $20.50
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company • Houston, U.S.