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Molding Operator Trainee

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Bloomfield, IA, US, 52537

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating about $10 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.


Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We have a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally.


The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.


There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. Construction of our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project is nearly complete, having provided 10,000 construction jobs to the Houston area. When complete, we will be even better equipped to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!


Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, is the largest producer of polyethylene piping products in North America. To learn more about Performance Pipe please visit our website at The Performance Pipe location identified below has the following job opportunity:


Performance Pipe, A Division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP., an injection molding manufacturer of polyethylene pipe fittings, located in Bloomfield, IA is seeking a full-time employee for a Molding Operator position, 4:00 pm – 4:00 am Night Shift.


Available position requires the ability to work safely in a team-oriented environment.  The Molding Department operates 2 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off, 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 12 hours a day, 4:00 am – 4:00 pm Day shift, 4:00 pm - 4:00 am Night shift.  Overtime may be required.  Applicants must be 18 years or older, high school education or GED is required in addition to a valid driver’s license. 


We are looking for detail oriented candidates who have a demonstrated work history of shift work, in addition to working injury free and following work place/plant safety practices and procedures.  Experience in a manufacturing environment-injection molding process experience a plus. 


Completing the work experience section of the on line application and/or attaching a resume is required.  Be sure to enter the correct phone number and email address.  Please remember your password and Log in information for Success Factors (the on-line application system)


Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Work in a safe manner
  • Keep safety as a core value thru teamwork and participation
  • Participate in daily safety routines (both as an individual and team member)
  • Operate injection molding machines and secondary machining process equipment
  • Use mechanical lifting assist to remove parts from injection molding machines
  • Rotate parts through water bath or cooling rotation
  • Tag, bag, box cooled parts and place on pallet, conveyor or in bins


Successful candidates will need the following qualifications:

  • General knowledge and experience using various types of hand tools
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Proficient in communicating in English language (both verbal and written)
  • Capable of lifting approximately 20 lbs. without an assist
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time on concrete flooring


Pre-employment and on-going testing includes controlled substances, physical which includes MOBI testing (Mobile Equipment Operator Exam), background check, audiogram and vision.


Employees are offered a competitive benefit package which includes medical coverage, short term disability/life insurance, pension plan/401K plan, paid vacation and holidays. 


Entry level pay rate is $ 15.16/hr. with progressive increases starting after a 120-day probationary period is reached and is successful.  A forty cent ($.40) minimum premium will be paid for the night shift 4:00 pm – 4:00 am.   Wages are paid on a bi-weekly basis.  Time and one-half (1-1/2) will be paid for all hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours in one week and in excess of twelve (12) hours in one day.


Performance Pipe offers a competitive benefit package including medical and life insurance, 401k, incentive plan, paid vacation and holidays. We support a safe and drug-free workplace through pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background checks. To apply for this position, please visit us online today at


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


Travel Requirements: None

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 11/29/2018

Nearest Major Market: Ottumwa

Job Segment: Trainee, Curriculum, Machinist, Equipment Operator, Entry Level, Education, Manufacturing, Night

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