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Maintenance Supervisor - Metal Trades

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Port Arthur, TX, US, 77640

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 more than $9 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 are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and 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. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.


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. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before 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!



There is an immediate opening for a Maintenance Supervisor at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC's Port Arthur Facility.  This position is integral to the success of the Maintenance Department and will be responsible for supervising a crew of Hourly Maintenance personnel.  The successful candidate will work closely with Operations and Maintenance to ensure safe and efficient execution of daily maintenance activities.


Job Responsibilities

  • Apply the Tenets of Operation to promote and develop a proactive safety culture, seek out at-risk behaviors and conditions to achieve the overall goal of zero safety and environmental incidents.
  • Conduct safety meetings, participate in Job Safety Analyses and develops safety action plans for high-risk work.
  • Maintain good communication with operations, maintenance and other plant groups.  Understand stakeholder needs and expectations.
  • Champion the maintenance work process as it pertains to the work group.  Support the maintenance planning & scheduling process.
  • Assigns and directs work activities to meet schedule requirements and emergency operational issues.
  • Ensures that all work is performed in compliance with accepted industry and company standards.
  • Daily reporting on schedule compliance and execution.
  • Responsible for planning emergency and high priority work.
  • Addresses and resolves difficult employee issues. 
  • Ability to analyze problems, evaluate alternatives, and take action to resolve.
  • Performs weekend duty as assigned. Non-routine, off-shift coverage is required with this position.


Required qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  Engineering or technical degree is a plus.
  • 10+ years general mechanical maintenance or project experience at a petrochemical manufacturing facility is required. A background in fixed equipment (e.g. piping, exchangers, and cracking furnaces), is preferred.
  • 2+ years of Mechanical supervision or Work Up Supervisor experience.
  • 1+ year of maintenance or turnaround planning experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, people and work orders in a fast-paced maintenance environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as user level proficiency with SAP MM, MS Excel, Word and Outlook.


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a 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: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 02/27/2019

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Maintenance, Manager, Engineer, ERP, SAP, Manufacturing, Management, Engineering, Technology

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