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Process Operator

Job ID GBU005281 Orange, Texas, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Process Operator
Seeking qualified individuals to join our team as a Process Operator for our Halar plant located in Orange, Texas.  
Employees in this position will receive work direction from a Shift Supervisor and work with other operators in performing routine plant operating duties, including, but not limited to the following: 
  • Safely operate pumps, compressors, blenders, dryers and other plant equipment within safe operating ranges
  • Make changes to the operating process necessary to maintain product quality
  • Monitor the performance of plant equipment and process conditions.  Read flow meters and temperature and pressure gauges.  Take routine readings on process variables
  • Draw samples of products from the process for laboratory testing
  • Promptly respond to process alarms / constraints
  • Safely Operate Forklifts
  • Unload Trailers
  • Maintain good housekeeping in all areas of responsibility 

Position requires ability to climb, bend, lift and perform a wide range of physical activities; ability to work at various heights; entry into confined spaces; work in various adverse weather conditions; ability to listen and follow instructions.


Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, including holidays and weekends, and overtime.  Operating needs of the unit will dictate work schedule.  Must be able to complete the requirements of the formal operator's training program.  Must follow all plant safety guidelines and policies, which includes the wearing of fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE, SCBA). Must be able to read, write, and speak English.  Should possess basic computer skills.



  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work is the US without sponsorship and be at be at least 18 years of age
  • High School/GED Required
  • Preferred to have completed the two year Associates Degree in Process Technology prior to start date or have at least two years process operations experience in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Utility or Refinery industry
  • Applicants with a four year technology related degree will also be considered
  • Applicants must be able to pass all pre-employment tests
  • Successful candidate will be required to take a physical examination, which includes a drug and alcohol screen, fitness for duty exam and a criminal background check


Entry level (0 to 2 years)

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