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Process Operator - Houston, TX

Process Operator - Houston, TX

Process Operator - Houston, TX

Houston, TX

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For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team.

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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• Post ID: 21158634

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