Dow Chemical Freeport , TX 77541
The Dow Chemical Company has multiple job openings for Distribution Operators at the Freeport, Texas location. The Freeport site has 5,000 employees and is a 24-hour/7-day operation including holidays.
Dow is looking for technically capable Distribution Operators who embrace change, adapt quickly and possess self-confidence with leadership skills.
This position will work in a unionized environment. Distribution Operators are a key component to the success of Texas Operations. Site logistics is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of the many products to our customers. Dow actively searches for responsible individuals to perform the duties listed below:
Load and unload product to and from rail cars, totes, tank trucks, ships, drums and other modes of transportation.
Create and improve operating disciplines for safe and efficient operations.
Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve technical issues within the plant.
Effectively work in a team environment.
Act as shift activity coordinator to the team.
Monitor tank levels and flow rates to ensure smooth transition of products.
Work with engineers, process operators, supervisors, schedulers, maintenance and lab technicians.
Obtain and process product samples to ensure quality control.
Fill out and process necessary paper work pertinent to the job.
Operate pumps, valves, and other mechanical equipment.
Be able to identify and mitigate any possible hazards that may arise.
Train new distribution operators and educate team members.
Participate and plan special projects as needed.
Participate and lead department teams for the purpose of meeting department/company milestones and goals.
The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation for this position. Reimbursement for travel to and from interviews or medical appointments (if an offer is made) is also not covered. Candidates are responsible for all travel cost that incur.
Ability to work a rotating shift, overtime, holidays and weekends is required.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without an accommodation.
Must be willing and able to wear safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes with or without an accommodation.
Must be willing and able to wear and use respirators with or without an accommodation.
Must be willing and able to perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting with or without an accommodation.
Must be able to climb stairs and work at heights with or without an accommodation.
Must be able to work in tight or closed-in spaces with or without an accommodation.
Must be willing and able to stand or walk for extended periods of time with or without an accommodation.
Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. In order to qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less with or without an accommodation.
A current and valid United States driver's license is required.
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.
Experience in a warehouse or industrial manufacturing is a plus.
Loading or unloading experience is an asset.
Military experience is an asset.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
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 is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.