Production Operator 1

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: USA: Hagerstown, MD, US, 21740

Company: CPChem

Seeking full time employees in a 24/7/365 polyethylene pipe manufacturing extrusion operation, producing high quality polyethylene products.  Plant located in Hagerstown, Maryland.  Potential of earning up to $30.82 per hour. 


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 workplace/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 teammates 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 an assist
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time on concrete flooring 

Pre-employment and on-going testing include controlled substances, 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) and paid vacation are all 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:  $22.77/hr. with time and one-half (1.5) paid for hours worked after 40 hours in a week.  Shift differential for night shift work at $2.50/hr.


After completing a successful 4 month probationary period and demonstrated learning ability the rate increases to $24.06/hr.  Employees are reviewed thereafter on a regular schedule for potential increases.   Potential for year-end bonus a plus! Schedule

change starts at either  7 am - 7 pm or  7 pm - 7 am.  Employees rotate 4 weeks on day shift, then 4 weeks of night shift.  This is a safety sensitive position


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.


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Travel Requirements: None

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 12/31/2024

Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown

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