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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.
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.
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