Chemical Technician

Dupont De Nemours Inc. Kinston , NC 28501

Posted 2 months ago

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 Company, operating in 70 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science .

Our Kinston Site location currently has a need for a Chemical Technician. The site manufactures Sorona polymer.

Applications will only be accepted online at www.dupont.com/careers. Applications will not be accepted at the plant site.

Chemical Technician Responsibilities:

  • Maintain control of the conversion of intermediates through monomerization, pre-polymerization and finishing into molten polymer for flake production.

  • Maintain control of multiple utility systems to support the operation areas.

  • Monitors control information for an area and makes adjustments as necessary to operate equipment and facilities, ensuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures.

  • Maintains safety standards at all times and initiates and follows emergency procedures when necessary.

Minimum Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • High school diploma/GED and 3 years of experience in a similar mechanical/chemical manufacturing process or

  • High school diploma/GED and College level Math, Physics (Process), Blueprints, and Chemistry or

  • High school diploma/GED and an Associate's Degree

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, including required overtime

  • Must be able to lift and move objects that weigh up to 50 lbs., move drums weighing up to 700 pounds with Stevedore truck and exert up to 75 pounds pull, (with or without accommodation)

  • Must be willing and able to work on elevated surfaces climbing open vertical ladders to reach them

  • Must be able to operate forklifts; licensing issued by facility

  • Must wear protective equipment for extended periods such as hard hats, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, hot suits, SCBA, etc.

  • Work around hot surfaces and high temperatures

  • Work with hazardous materials

  • Work alone and in isolated areas

  • Must be able to work with hand tools

  • Must be able to work in a factory setting

  • Must be able to work in a multi-ethnic, multi -cultural setting

  • Must be willing and able to work in a Team environment

  • Must be proficient on a computer, i.e. Word & Excel

  • Must have strong communication skills

  • Must work at a tobacco free site

  • Must pass fitness for duty screening

Note: For consideration for the position, one must participate and be successful in testing, interview and pass Drug Screen, Background checks, and Physical, etc.

Preferred (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Associate of Applied Sciences degree or greater

  • Three years of manufacturing experience in a chemical/pharma environment

  • Transcribe information legibly and accurately.

  • Convey ideas, facts, etc. both verbally and in writing so they can be understood.

  • Train others

  • Improve one's own skills and capability

  • Work with minimum supervisory direction

  • Lead groups and/or individuals

  • Follow verbal or written instructions

  • Adapt to new and changing conditions

  • Analyze problems and situations

  • Make logical decisions

  • Work simple algebraic equations

  • Read graphs and charts

  • Trace piping and control loop systems

  • Have knowledge of:

  • liquid and gas flow

  • control loop instrumentation

  • catalysts and chemical reactions

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer.

DuPont is an E-Verify employer.

Any job within DuPont can be searched at the following link. http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/

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