Share this Job

Production Operator

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Startex, SC, US, 29385

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:


Production Operator:

Performance Pipe, Startex, SC is 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 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.


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 30 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, background check, audiogram and vision.


Employee's 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:  $17.19/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 $18.24/hr.  Employees are reviewed thereafter on a regular schedule for potential increases.   Potential for year end bonus a plus!


Schedule hours are:  6:45am to 7pm and 6:45pm to 7am

Schedule day rotation is: 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off; shifts rotate from days to nights every two weeks


Performance Pipe offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental 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: 02/21/2019

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Industrial, Equipment Operator, Paper, Manufacturing

Find similar jobs: