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Molding Set Up Trainee

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: USA: Bloomfield, IA, US, 52537

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.


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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:



Performance Pipe, A Division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP., an injection molding manufacturer of polyethylene pipe fittings, located in Bloomfield, IA is seeking full-time employees for Molding Set-Up positions.    

Available position requires the ability to work safely in a team-oriented environment.  The Molding Department operates 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off, 12 hours a day, 4:00 am - 4:00 pm Day shift, 4:00 pm - 4:00 am Night shift.  Overtime may be required which includes weekends.  Applicants must be 18 years or older, high school diploma or GED is required in addition to a valid driver’s license. 


We are looking for a detail-oriented candidate who has a demonstrated work history of shift work, in addition to working injury free and following workplace/plant safety practices and procedures.  Experience in a manufacturing environment-injection molding process experience a plus. 

Completing the work experience section of the on-line application and/or attaching a resume is required.  Be sure to enter the correct phone number and email address.  Please remember your password and Log In information for Success Factors (the on-line application system)


Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Work in a safe manner
  • Keep safety as a core value thru teamwork and participation
  • Participate in daily safety routines (both as an individual and team member)
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Operate processing machinery which includes hydraulic, electrical and mechanical systems
  • Make adjustments associated with production equipment to process a quality part
  • Operate an overhead crane
  • Perform Quality Control checks with the use of measuring instruments
  • Perform additional duties such as grinding, running breaks, x-raying, staging product and molding operator duties


Successful candidates will need the following qualifications:

  • Be a team player
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Proficient in communicating in English language (both verbal and written)
  • Demonstrated work history of shift work
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment-injection molding process experience a plus. 


Pre-employment and on-going testing include controlled substances, physical which includes MOBI testing (Mobile Equipment Operator Exam), background check, audiogram and vision.


Employees are offered a competitive benefit package which includes medical coverage, short term disability/life insurance, pension plan/401K plan, paid vacation, holidays and shift differential.    


Entry level pay rate is $21.43/hr. with progressive increases starting after a 120-day probationary period is reached and is successful.  An eighty cent (.80) shift differential will be paid for the night shift 4:00 pm - 4:00 am. Wages are paid on a bi-weekly basis.  Time and one-half (1-1/2) will be paid for all hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours in one week and in excess of twelve (12) hours in one day.


Performance Pipe offers a competitive benefit package including medical, 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.


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Travel Requirements: None

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 10/07/2022

Nearest Major Market: Ottumwa

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