Chemical Operator

Covestro LLC
Augusta, Pennsylvania, United States
2 days ago


We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 18,150 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.  


Our Powder Coating Resins facility is a small production facility of less than 40 personnel that is co-located on a site with two other chemical production facilities. It is dependent on one of these facilities for utilities and administrative support services. It also uses a shared outside contractor on site for maintenance and general labor services. 


This plant operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It uses up to three batch-production process units in a 24/7 operational format that requires Shift Supervisors, senior operators and area process controllers to work in small teams. A supervised shift is on duty at all times. Area Process Controllers (APCs) work twelve-hour rotating shift schedules and report to the Production Manager.


This role operates and controls the process of an assigned area in a safe and efficient manner consistent with the operating, housekeeping and safety philosophies and procedures, and in support of Operational Excellence goals.


Minimum Requirements:

High School graduate required with a high mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of pumps, valves, and related gauges.

Preferred Requirements:

Chemical operating experience in a continuous-process chemical manufacturing plant preferred.

Essential Skills:

Must or be able to:

Work effectively and efficiently without direct supervision and display good oral and written communication skills; Work 12-hour rotating shifts and available to work fair share of scheduled and unscheduled overtime as needed.

Learn and apply from memory operational and safety process, equipment, and procedural information such as plant shutdown, start up and operating procedures; Visualize, comprehend, and communicate the process and equipment based on information from control room gauges, instruments, and computer terminals.

Recognize problems and make quick and correct decisions when problems occur.

Adjust to large volumes of work occurring during shutdowns or crisis. 

Climb stairs, ladders, work at heights as much as 300 feet above ground, wear protective breathing equipment and clothing for extended periods of time as needed.

Proficiently use computer software packages including MS Word/Excel/ Windows, Internet Explorer, etc. Day APC's must be proficient to advanced level users.


Are you as curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you an exciting career opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and resume. Become part of our team - apply now!

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 60946903
  • Location:
    Augusta, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Chemical Operator
  • Company Name: Covestro LLC
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
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