Vectra Operator

2 months ago
North Carolina


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Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit


Operate the Vectra polymer production unit including troubleshooting and operator assisted maintenance; learn all jobs in the unit including floor operations, control room, and solid state; understand and follow all Site and Unit Safety procedures and protocols; perform all functions necessary to make polymers including operation of all equipment and Distributed Control System (DCS); perform preliminary troubleshooting on equipment and process malfunctions and be prepared and able to make first attempt repairs where appropriate; Support maintenance in the unit through LOTO of equipment and issuing Safe Work Permits when required; Strictly follow all batch recipe sheets and SOCs.  Maintain accurate records of all observations and results.  Accurately and thoroughly reporting these data via written (Logbook & PGRs) and oral reports to Vectra Engineers.  Enter work notifications into SAP when malfunctioning equipment is identified and initial trouble-shooting completed.  Timeliness and thoroughness is critical.  


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  


-Strong equipment and mechanical skills.

-Ability to troubleshoot "on the fly"; demonstrated ability to learn and become proficient with various provided computer tools (SAP, Ranking Database, Vectra E-Logbook, Sample Manager, and others), and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Word)

-Strong understanding of how equipment and process affect product properties; ability to work independently as well as a member of the Vectra Team; strong oral and written communication skills, excellent observation skills; strong understanding of ESHA and other regulatory issues.

-The ability to climb 5 sets of stairs, lift 40lbs to chest level, use hand tools to tighten bolts, use an impact driver to tighten bolts, perform overhead work, operator a forklift or other PIV, and pass fit test for respirator use.


Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


Knowledge, experience and demonstrated good performance in chemical and/or polymerization processes is preferredPolymer Chemistry; basic understanding of statistics, experimental design; basic Six Sigma training; DCS or control room operator experience.

Must be able to wear a respirator and become HAZMAT certified.


Required Yrs Exp:


3-5 Years Experience


Required Education:


High School Diploma

Application Methods:

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