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Plastics Fabrication Technician

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: USA: Bartlesville, OK, US, 74003

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 and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!


Chevron Phillips Chemical is seeking a Plastics Fabrication Technician to join our team at our Plastics Technical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.  The successful candidate will be a member of the Plastics Technical Center (PTC).  This is a Chevron Phillips facility dedicated to the development of new plastic materials, research and provides on-site technical service to our customers with new market applications.  #INDCP#LP


Job Responsibilities:   #HPCP

  • Will be responsible for operating plastics processing equipment.  This includes various types of industry related equipment designed to convert plastic into various forms of finished product.  Some examples include: compounding mixers, material blending and feed hoppers, single and twin-screw pelletizing equipment, injection and blow molding machines, sheet and film conversion lines, pipe production, molding and forming equipment and material testing instruments. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Perform safety inspections on various types of equipment used.
  • Perform industry accepted repairs and modifications on assigned equipment.
  • Support implementation of PTC upgrades and equipment projects.
  • Team member will be assigned to a primary work area but will cross-train in secondary areas of responsibility to assist in meeting business needs.
  • Communicate and cooperate closely in a team environment with PTC technicians, technical service engineers, plastics product line development engineers and research personnel.
  • Must be able to safely operate plastics processing equipment, power and hand tools, forklifts, and flatbed trucks while handling/moving heavy loads while avoiding unnecessary risks.
  • Will document observations and data in laboratory notebooks or computer programs and perform mathematical calculations to determine work order requirements.
  • Some physical lifting is required, including the movement of 55 pounds of plastic materials.
  • May be required to use a full face SCB or cartridge respirator while handling additives and chemicals used in the plastics compounding process.


Required Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Experience providing maintenance on and working with large mechanical equipment.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required as well as solid interpersonal skills.
  • A valid driver's license.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a technical or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience with plastics processing equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working experience with maintenance of industrial equipment (hydraulics, pneumatics, preventative maintenance, PLC’s, lubrication, etc).
  • Experience with installation, setup, and commissioning of new plastics processing machinery.
  • Experience in a Laboratory/Research setting.




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


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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.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 04/16/2021

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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