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Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Pilot Plant Technician located in Freeport, Texas.
Responsibilities / Duties
Works within strict guidelines and a defined area to ensure safe and efficient operation of assigned plant areas.
Operates and field checks process equipment, and monitors process conditions, equipment, and control systems in a defined area.
Performs tasks assigned to operations as per Master Task List (e.g. Field checks, equipment preparation, samples, etc.).
Develop basic trouble shooting skills to resolve process related deviations and problems.
Monitors, collects, and inputs plant metrics for Statistical Process Control, asset utilization, conversion costs, production yields, and identifies opportunities for plant optimization.
Develop skills to perform process equipment troubleshooting, minor repairs, improvements and preventative maintenance.
Seeks guidance and training from Sr. Pilot Plant Technicians and Technologists.
Develop foundational understanding of Life Critical Standards, operate plant discipline, and facility safety culture.
Completes all assigned training per facility training plan.
Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance
An associate degree or higher
In lieu of an associate degree or higher, Dow Chemical will consider those with four (4) + years of relevant military experience and a High School Diploma or GED.Must be 18 years old or older
Willing and able to work rotating Shift work
Must have a current, valid, United States driver license to drive a company vehicle
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
An associate degree or higher in Process Technology, Lab Technology or related field
Must be willing and able to do the following with or without a reasonable accommodation
Wear safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes
Wear and use respirators
Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting
Work in tight or closed-in spaces
Climb stairs/ladders and work high off the ground
Stand or walk for extended periods of time
Frequent/occasional lifting of material weighing approximately 50 lbs
Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment -- such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individual’s own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. (For example, some types of safety equipment may be rated for a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds total.) In the event a job offer for this position were (conditionally) extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated in regard to their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
NOTE: The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
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 (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow on Twitter.
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