DuPont Manufacturing Process Operator in Circleville, Ohio

Manufacturing Process Operator (Job Number: 011759W-06)


Our Circleville, OH site currently has an exciting opportunity for General Operators . The General Operator monitors and operates processing equipment, including field equipment, insuring quality and conformance with standard operating procedures. Maintains safety standards at all times and initiates and follows emergency procedures when necessary. Rotates through various roles within the area, including, in some cases, a control room rotation. May be expected to train and serve on the site Emergency Response Team, including Fire Fighting, HazMat, Confined Space Rescue, or Medical First Response.

This position is to be performed according to established company procedures, policies, legal regulations, and ISO requirements. Every day performance of duties in this position must be done in an ethical manner with safety as the primary responsibility.

This position will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Move control settings to make necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions, quality, or yields.

  • Monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, or other indicators and listen for warning signals, to verify conformity of process conditions.

  • Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using computer systems, panelboards, control boards, or semi-automatic equipment.

  • Record operating data, such as process conditions, test results, or instrument readings.

  • Draw samples of products and conduct quality control tests to monitor processing and to ensure that standards are met.

  • Regulate or shut down equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory personnel.

  • Start pumps to wash and rinse reactor vessels, to exhaust gases or vapors, to regulate the flow of oil, steam, air, or perfume to towers, or to add products to converter or blending vessels.

  • Interpret chemical reactions and review laboratory test reports for process adjustments.

  • Patrol work areas to ensure that solutions in tanks or troughs are not in danger of overflowing.

  • Turn valves to regulate flow of products or byproducts through agitator tanks, storage drums, or neutralizer tanks.

  • Calculate material requirements or yields according to formulas.

  • Gauge tank levels, using calibrated rods.

  • Repair or replace damaged equipment.

The Circleville site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH. The site currently manufactures Kapton® film, Tedlar® film, Teflon® film and Vespel® resin.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer

DuPont is an E-Verify employer

Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

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In order to be qualified for this role, the following is required:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule

  • Willing and able to: lift 10lbs frequently, 25lbs regularly, 55lbs occasionally; climb stairs, ladders, and columns; stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crawl, utilize visual acuity for close work, reach overhead, hear and respond to alarms

  • Willing and able to work overtime, including holidays, weekends, and on short notice call in as required

  • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hardhat, Nomex, protective eyewear, face shields, arc protective clothing, and SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus)

  • Basic computer skills including proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

The following skill sets are preferred by the site:

  • Previous Industrial or Manufacturing experience

  • Manufacturing competency testing/training from an accredited program? (e.g.,WorkKeys, Certified Production Technician CPT, Certified Manufacturing Specialist CMS, etc.)

  • SAP experienceor equivalent Manufacturing Operations software

** Please include (paste or attach) an updated resume detailing your experiences and qualifications with your application for consideration.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Ohio-Circleville

Organization: Electronics & Communications

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced