Bridgestone Americas

A Operator-Polymerizaton

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
2 Year Degree
Requisition ID
2017-104157
Posted Date
2/2/2017
US-LA-Sulphur
70665
Functional Area
Manufacturing
Category
Manufacturing

Company Overview

 


Firestone Polymers, LLC is headquartered in Akron, Ohio and manufactures polymers and synthetic rubber in our world-class ISO 9001:2000/14001 registered plants located in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Orange, Texas. Firestone's unique anionic polymerization technology allows production of high purity, high molecular weight polybutadiene and a wide range of block, random, and vinyl modified styrene-butadiene copolymers. These products are sold around the world for use in tires, impact modification of plastics and hot melt adhesives. Statistical process control is used in every step of the operation.

Firestone Polymers, LLC is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company.

 

 

Position Summary

Outside "A" Operator position that assists the area console operator in operating the area equipment and maintaining maximum quality production unit rates.  Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical problems in the unit.  Takes instruction from the console operator, process control coordinator, or shift foreman. 

 

Position can be physically demanding--open and close valves, climbing ladders and stairs, considerable walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, reaching and climbing; all environments; working around hazardous chemicals.

 

Must be respirator certified; must be able to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions and keep written records

 

Qualified applicants must register online and create a HIRE account through www.louisianaworks.net


Once registration is completed, applicants must apply to Job Order # 669281 .  If selected for testing, applicant will receive information via your current e-mail as indicated on the Louisiana Works web site.

 

Deadline to apply is end of business day February 16, 2017.

Responsibilities

Assist the area console operator in operating the unit equipment and maintaining maximum quality production rates.  Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical problems in the unit.  Takes instruction from the console operator, process control coordinator, or shift foreman.

Maintain a safety mindset and follow all safe operating procedures.

Qualifications

 Associate or Bachelor's degree in relevant field or 2-year Process Technology Degree; 5 years relevant operating experience in a manufacturing or chemical/refinining operation.

 

 

 

Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

 

  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
  • We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates."
  • Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

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