Share this Job

Polyethylene Shift Team Leader

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: USA: Pasadena, TX, US, 77506

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 Polyethylene Shift Team Leader to join our team at our chemical plant in Pasadena, Texas.  This position is responsible for managing day-to-day operations in the plant associated with safety, environmental, quality, production, and costs.  The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership skills to plan, organize, and direct work in an efficient manner.  Duties include promoting a safe work environment through the Tenets of Operation & Life-Saving Rules, ensuring environmental compliance, operating reliably, and ensuring production of the highest quality product.  The Shift Team Leader will work with unit operators, engineering, leadership team, and all other departments to ensure all safety, environmental, production, and cost goals are met.  


⦁    Follows safe work practices, basic operations procedures and contributes to a safe work culture
⦁    Follows the Tenets of Operations, COO/OD, and Life Saving Rules 
⦁    Ensures the team follows all safety/environmental policies, procedures, and practices
⦁    Addresses all safety and environmental issues promptly
⦁    Serves as a role model for safety and compliance
⦁    Ensures the team follows operating plans and practices
⦁    Plans and coordinates maintenance with operations/maintenance coordinator  
⦁    Assists operators with a timely turnover of equipment to maintenance
⦁    Ensures equipment is received from maintenance and returned to service safely and efficiently
⦁    Works with the PSM/training coordinator to develop an effective and productive team
⦁    Supports performance evaluation, positive relationships, and consistent use of policies 
⦁    Keeps operators up to date on training requirements
⦁    Maintains communications between teams and other business units
⦁    Runs the team in producing high-quality products


Required Qualifications

⦁    High School Diploma or GED
⦁    At least 7 years of direct related experience OR at least 5 years of operations experience in the Polyethylene industry
⦁    Solid safety behaviors, leadership, planning, troubleshooting, and organizational skills
⦁    Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift

Preferred Qualifications

  • Polyethylene experience
  • Associate Degree in Process Technology (or related field)


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


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.


To all recruitment agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to employees) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with this requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.


Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 09/22/2021

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Engineering, Management