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Production Operator

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89506

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.   Qualified candidates will be required to submit a resume.


Available position requires the ability to work safely in a team-oriented environment.  Previous manufacturing experience preferred.  Applicants must be available to work rotating 12-hr shifts (including weekends and holidays).  Must be 18 years or older, high School education or GED required in addition to a valid driver's license.


If you are chosen for an Interview, you will need to bring with you a copy of your diploma and/or GED and if you are currently employed you will also need to provide us with verification of your crrent employer (current paystub, etc).




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-plastics extrusion process experience a plus.


Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Safety  - must participate in daily safety routines  (both as an individual and team member)
  • Perform calibration functions on processing equipment
  • Use of basic hand and power tools
  • Measure pipe and verify that dimensional tolerances are within acceptable criteria
  • Prepare product for shipping per various packaging requirements
  • 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 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time on concrete flooring, bending, stooping and other physical tasks.


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


Employees are offered a very competitive benefits package, including life, medical, dental coverage, and 401(K) matching plan.  Profit Sharing/Savings Plan (retirement), paid vacation and sick time is also part of the overall comprehensive benefit package offered.


Wages are paid bi-weekly - 1st week is 36.75 hours, 2nd week will be 49 hours.


Starting Pay for this position is:  $17.51/hr with time and one-half (1.5) paid for hours worked after 40 hours in a week.


After completing a successful probationary period and 4 month demonstrated learning ability the rate increases to  $18.04/hr.  Employees are reviewed thereafter on a regular schedule for potential increases.   Potential for year end bonus a plus!


Schedule rotation is:   3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off, from 6:30 am – 6:45 pm or 6:30 pm – 6:45 am.   Work every other weekend.   Employees rotate 4 weeks on day shift, then 4 weeks of night shift.




Travel Requirements: none

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Segment: Industrial, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Night, Operations

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