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Shipper / Material Handler

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Knoxville, TN, US, 37932

Company: CPChem

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:


Seeking full time employees in a 24/7/365 polyethylene pipe manufacturing extrusion operation, producing high quality polyethylene products.


Available position requires the ability to work safely in a team-oriented environment.  Previous forklift and/or heavy equipment experience preferred.  Applicants must be available to work Monday – Friday 8 hours/day (including some weekends and holidays).  Must be 18 years or older.  High School education or GED required in addition to a valid driver's license.


We are looking for detail oriented candidates with 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 is a plus.


Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Safety  - must participate in daily safety routines  (both as an individual and team member)
  • Operation of forklift trucks and mobile equipment
  • Use of basic hand and power tools, including chain saws
  • Assist team mates as required


    Successful candidates will need the following qualifications:

  • General knowledge and experience using various types of hand tools
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • A demonstrated history of learning and applying new information and technology with math and learning skills
  • Proficient in communicating in English language (both verbal and written)
  • Capable of lifting approximately 60 lbs. without an assist
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions


    Pre-employment and on-going testing includes controlled substances, physical, background check, audiogram and vision.


     Wages are paid bi-weekly


     Starting Pay for this position is:  $15.82/hour with time and one-half (1.5) paid for hours worked after 40 hours in a week.


    After completing a successful probationary period and demonstrated learning ability the rate increases to $17.20/hr.  Employees are reviewed thereafter on a regular schedule for potential increases.   Potential for year end bonus a plus!


    Work schedule:   8 hours Monday – Friday with some weekend and holiday work.

Performance Pipe offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401k matching plan,  Profit Sharing/Savings Plan (retirement), 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 LP is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date:   02/21/2019

Travel Requirements:   NONE

Eligibility for Relocation:   No

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Warehouse, Forklift, Industrial, Operations, Manufacturing

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