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Chemical Operator

Date:  May 22, 2024

Hope, AR, US Hope, AR, US Hope, AR, US

Company Overview


Grounded by a history that is deeply rooted in innovation, Hexion is a global employer committed to building and protecting the future by producing innovative performance materials.  Our materials are the building blocks for critical industries, including construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, and infrastructure protection. Everywhere you look, you will find our materials and people at work to help customers make products that are stronger, safer, and cleaner. When you work for Hexion, you’ll join a team that is committed to operating safely and with integrity to build a more sustainable future for all, our associates, our customers, and the communities where we live and work.  

What We Offer


At Hexion, we prioritize providing progressive, inclusive, and competitive benefits that acknowledge the valuable contributions made by our associates while enhancing their overall well-being and promoting a healthy work-life balance. 


  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental and Parental Leave
  • Incentive Bonus with potential for $5k annual payout
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start
  • 401k Match 
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time
  • & More


Our commitment to investing in our employees goes beyond these exceptional benefits, as we also offer continuous training and certification opportunities that enable you to advance your career with Hexion. 

Position Overview


Function as part of a safe and environmentally sound manufacturing team in the production of Formaldehyde, Resin, and Wax, including all shipping activities described by policies, procedures, production standards and product specifications.   Participates in safety committees. 

Job Responsibilities



  • Follows safe work practices as specified in the Hexion Safety Manual
  • Participates in safety audits, training, hazard analyses, inspections, etc.
  • Ensures that unsafe conditions are fixed in a timely manner
  • Communicates all incidents /emergencies to supervision
  • Maintains housekeeping in all areas worked.


  • Rigorously follows manufacturing procedures to ensure product is produced within specification and makes suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Participates in the investigation of quality incidents and follows protocol to prevent recurrence.
  • Performs in process quality control tests while production is under way.

Environmental Protection

  • Rigorously follows environmental policies and practices and promptly reports an environmental incident.


  • Responsible for the efficient and reliable operation of all production and shipping processes.
  • Maintains and operates the Formaldehyde, Resin and Wax plants at maximum yields and production levels to meet requirements of both external and internal customers.
  • Creates Work Orders and performs Operator PMs to ensure equipment is kept in good operating condition with minimum downtime.
  • Assists in management and control of inventory of raw material and finished product.
  • Completes and Follows PI sheets per the daily production schedule.
  • Able to work OT.
  • Able to work a rotating shift including Holidays, Nights and Weekends.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed work team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Chemical Handling
  • Forklift Operator
  • Understanding of Process Equipment
  • Good trouble shooting skills


High School Diploma



We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role for 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet, or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

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