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Process Operator - Niagara Falls, NY

Company: Goodyear - US English
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team. 

General Description:

As a Process Operator, you will gain hands-on experience producing high-quality products in one of Goodyear's Chemical manufacturing plants. Goodyear Chemical is a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company which manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. You will also become familiar with safety, quality, and how to be successful in a team environment. We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today!

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

· Perform routine operation of process and mechanical equipment. Control, monitor and adjust as necessary

· Troubleshoot process, product quality, safety and environmental problems and identify equipment requiring maintenance

· Review, analyze, and interpret lab data, distributive control monitoring information, log information from previous shift(s) and from the field, AVO (avoid verbal order) instructions, etc. to identify problems and make decisions

· Clean and maintain a safe work environment

· Abide by standard work procedures and job safety standards, including required PPE

· Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights and/or confined spaces when applicable

· Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy

· Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

· Understand and follow all instructions, both orally and in writing

Basic Qualifications:

· HS Diploma/GED

· Must be at least 18 years of age

· Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future

· Must be able to successfully complete all pre-employment criteria

· Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable

· Basic computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

· AAS in Process Operations Technology

· Process Operations Technology Certification

· Previous manufacturing experience with basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical principles

· Previous experience as a Process Operator in the chemical, rubber or petroleum industry

· Distributed Control System (DCS) Console Board Operations experience

· Vocational/technical school and/or coursework

· Apprenticeship program within a mechanical discipline

· Previous military service experience within a technical specialty

· Demonstrated ability to understand and apply mechanical concepts and principles to solve problems

· Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards

Candidate Criteria:

· Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision

· Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done in a timely and safe manner

· Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments

· Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful

· Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems and make decisions in routine and non-routine situations

· Commitment to working safely

· May be required to serve on the Emergency Response Team.

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