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Company: Dow
Location: Hayward
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Our purposeJoin a team that's passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.Employing 36,500 individualsAcross 109 manufacturing sitesIn over 31 countriesOur portfolio of products and solutions include:Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants. Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives, and lubricants, and more. Coatings: Whether it's a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability. Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time. Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn or Twitter make diversity and inclusion a priority-because sharing our perspectives and building on each other's ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?Dow has an exciting job opportunity as an Operator located in Hayward, CA.The Dow Hayward Site is part of the Dow Coating Materials business, producing paint, adhesives, and other products.About you:As an operator, you are responsible for transferring our product around the plant. You run our water treatment facilities, too. You'll operate equipment including pumps, valves, filters, and instrumentation. You'll occasionally troubleshoot and repair failed equipment, so you need to be a good problem-solver. You play a key role in the production of our product. You can work with a team, but you are always accountable for your own productivity. Are you looking for a job you can grow in? You'll have the opportunity to take on additional roles and responsibilities at the plant and build a career. Most importantly, you work safely in everything you do!Required qualifications: This role requires the candidate to meet one of the following criteria:Associate degree in Process Technology, ORA minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience, ORA minimum of 1 year coatings manufacturing experience, OR3 years or more of relevant military training/experienceOther required qualifications include:Ability to work 12-hour shifts, 4-on-4-off, alternating days/nights.Current, valid US driver's license (required to operate yard trucks).A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individual's own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. (For example, some types of safety equipment may be rated for a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds total.) In the event a job offer for this position were (conditionally) extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated regarding their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.Preferred qualifications include:Control system experience (e.g. Siemens, DeltaV, etc.)Forklift certificationMechanical, maintenance, or heavy machinery experienceProficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and ExcelWilling and able to meet physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:Wear safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, safety shoes and respiratorsPerform frequent bending, reaching, and liftingWork in tight or closed-in spacesClimb stairs/ladders and work high off the groundStand or walk for extended periods of timeManeuver drums and powder bags using available ergonomic assistance equipmentAdditional notes:The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur.For positions based in California, Dow is required by law to include the pay scale that is reasonably expected to represent the pay range for the position. This pay range is specific to the State of California and accounts for both new and experienced employees with consideration to factors including but not limited to skillset, experience, and sustained job performance (or similar jobs).A reasonable hourly base pay range for this position is: $22.48 - $37.46. For those employees who are eligible for overtime pay, payment will be made under the provisions of federal and state law (typically, 1.5X of your regular hourly rate).This position offers a variable, yearly bonus based on company performance with an additional individual performance factor.Dow Offers: A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefitsOn-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others About DowDow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or on Twitter.As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press .

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