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Company: Westlake Chemical Corp.
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities include the safe and environmentally compliant production, testing, and manufacture of resin products within prescribed specification ranges. Participates in plant safety, environmental, and production programs, including improvement teams. Understands and troubleshoots equipment; assists with maintenance and equipment preparation activities. Will cross train with other functions at the site.

Job Responsibilities :

* Follows all EHS requirements and regulations; demonstrates strong commitment to prevent illness, injury and pollution thru active participation
* Recognizes and resolves hazards in immediate work areas, reports potential hazards, etc, and takes reasonable actions to control hazards.
* Writes Safe Work, Hot Work and Confined Space Entry Permits and other permits as assigned.
* Completes Classroom and Active Learner Training as per Hexion Division and Corporate Policy.
* Demonstrates and encourages teamwork; shows respect for others.
* Practices personal accountability, communicates well, provides constructive feedback for others; acts on constructive feedback provided, good listening skills, and interpersonal astuteness.
* Drives quality, consistency, honesty and integrity throughout department procedures, communications, and records
* Adheres to field and laboratory test procedures to maintain plant within operational compliance and shipping parameters.
* Learns quickly; is detail oriented; adheres to operating procedures and Batch sheets.
* Demonstrates strong process awareness; operates process control equipment, pumps, motors, reactors, etc.
* Document parameters as required; monitors, observes, and logs operating conditions.
* Creates maintenance equipment repair requests; troubleshoots basic operational problems and takes corrective action.
* Is trained and certified in assigned process and generate Work Order Notifications

Minimum Qualifications :

* Excellent troubleshooting skills and mechanical aptitude are required
* Must be capable of lifting 55lbs
* Must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle such as a yard tractor or fork lift.
* Must work well with others, and function well within a team environment.
* Must communicate and speak English, be self motivated, follow directions and process information, and be computer literate.
* Aptitudes: Must possess the ability to understand the meaning of words and their ideas, as well as instructions and their underlying principles. Perform mathematical operations quickly and accurately, and possess eye-hand motor coordination.
* Temperaments: Must have the ability to accept responsibility, perform duties under stress, adapt to situations requiring preciseness, and adapt to changing duties and responsibilities. Must be able to generalize, evaluate, make decisions, and perform repetitive work.

Preferred Qualifications :

* 2 years min. experience in general industrial manufacturing environment required
* HAZMAT handling

Education Requirements :

* High school graduate or equivalent is required

Keywords: Westlake Chemical Corp., Lakeland , Operator, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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