Chemical Operator

Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical innovation company that engineers and manufactures chemicals used in products essential to everyday living. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we employ over 7,700 dedicated people working between 43 facilities across 18 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value to ensure continued opportunities make a difference. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation (including benefits starting day 1), and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit www.celanese.com

  • The Chemical Operator (Process Expert) in production unit will be responsible, with training, for operating and troubleshooting equipment, assisting maintenance, and maintaining environment
Purpose and Summary of position:
  • Process expert (chemical operator) in production unit will be responsible, with training, for operating and troubleshooting equipment, assisting maintenance, and maintaining environment
  • Operators will be required to learn all jobs in the unit including floor operations, control room, material movement, and filtration
  • Understand and follow all Site and Unit Safety procedures and protocols
  • Perform all functions necessary including operation of all equipment
  • Perform preliminary troubleshooting on equipment and process malfunctions and be prepared and able to make first attempt repairs where appropriate
  • Support maintenance in the unit through LOTO of equipment and issuing Safe Work Permits when required
  • Strictly follow all batch recipe sheets and SOCs
  • Maintain accurate records of all observations and results
  • Accurately and thoroughly reporting these data via written (Logbook & PGRs), to the shift relieving process experts, and to process leaders

  • High School Diploma or GED or 10 years of manufacturing experience with some high school education

    • Some technical college a plus

  • 2 years of mechanical aptitude experience

    • Chemical Manufacturing/Operations experience a plus

  • Solid equipment and mechanical skills

  • Strong initiative and ability to troubleshoot “on the fly”

  • Good work ethic as indicated by work record

  • Ability to work on a team
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of the team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent observation skills
  • Solid safety regulation understanding/practice
  • Ability to learn and acquire information in both a computer-based and hands on environment

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge, experience and demonstrated good performance in chemical processes
  • DCS or control room operator experience
  • Aptitude to learn and acquire various different operational and maintenance skills


We offer:

Starting Pay: $24.00/hour – $25.00/hour to start based on experience.

Eligible for step pay increases with achievement of certifications up to $32.50/hour

  • Immediate health benefits available
  • Best in class retirement benefits
  • 12 hr. shifts, rotative day night shifts.

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