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Chemical Operator - Starting rate $31.16/hour!

Date:  May 24, 2024

Sheboygan, WI, 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
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start
  • 401k Match 
  • Incentive Bonus with potential for $5K annual payout
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time


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


Work as part of a team to produce quality products as defined by our customers and our company, adding profitability to our company. Function as part of a safe and environmentally sound manufacturing team. Comply with all company policies, procedures, and rules. 

Job Responsibilities



  • Proactively seek to identify and eliminate hazards in the workplace.
  • Understand and ensure safety standards are met.\
  • Participate in safety training and audits.
  • Always maintain working area in clean and safe conditions.
  • Issue and monitor Safe Work, Hot Work, and Confined Space Permits for maintenance and contractors.


  • Ensure lab safety practices adhered to.
  • Perform analytical testing of in-process samples and finished products.
  • Support troubleshooting of lab equipment, as needed.


  • Responsible for the safe, efficient, & reliable operation of the process to produce solutions in-specification. 
  • Report deviations from the production schedule and help perform root cause analyses to minimize future lost time.
  • Blend tanks.
  • Transfer product via pipeline.
  • Load and unload raw materials and finished product.
  • Perform SAP transactions for the following including, but not limited to: materials moved from the warehouse; maintenance work notifications; storeroom requisitions, PI sheet corrections, inventory reconciliations, and others, as applicable.
  • Follow instructions, coordinate efforts, and contribute to teamwork by constructive interaction and professionalism to ensure safe, environmentally compliant, reliable, efficient, economical, and profitable plant operations.
  • Understand, support, enforce and follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot issues with equipment to assist with maintenance operations and write work orders, as required, to address issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to perform mathematical operations quickly and accurately.
  • Troubleshooting skills and mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to use a computer effectively with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, manufacturer’s literature, diagrams, or schematics.
  • Safety focus in prior jobs


Aptitudes: Must possess the ability to understand the meaning of words and their ideas, as well as instructions and their underlying principles.  Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately and possess hand-eye motor coordination.  Mechanical and electrical aptitude.  Perform basic computer functions.

Temperaments: Must have the ability to accept responsibility, perform duties under stress, adapt to situations requiring preciseness, and adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.  Must be able to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts; be able to influence people in the opinions, attitudes, or judgments; and be able to generalize, evaluate, make decisions, and perform repetitive work.


High School Diploma

Physical Requirements

Frequent standing/walking
Frequent sitting
Frequently pushing/pulling
Frequently working from heights, including stairs, and climbing ladders.
Constantly use far visual acuity
Constantly use near visual acuity
Constantly use fine manipulation
Constantly use gross manipulation
Frequently wear full and half face respirators.
Ability to enter confined spaces Frequently



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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