Lubrizol Operator - LSPI in Bryan, Texas

Operator - LSPI

LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc. (LSPI) is the global leader in the science of drag reduction. In 2014 LSPI was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, having previously been a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66. LSPI provides flow improver solutions, delivering strategic value to its customers by maximizing the flow potential of pipelines while increasing their operational flexibility, capacity and economic performance. LSPI works with companies in more than 35 countries to solve pipeline flow needs, treating more than 12 million barrels of hydrocarbon liquids a day and providing customers with a total package solution that includes flow improver products and the right injection equipment. LSPI leading brands are LiquidPower™, ExtremePower® and RefinedPower™.

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POSITION SUMMARY

A Plant Operator works rotating 7 day on 7 day off shifts to assist with the manufacture of specialized flow improving products utilized in crude and refined products pipelines. The Operator is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the Process equipment. Reports to the Operations Manager.

A Shipping & Receiving Operator works rotating 7 day on 7 day off shifts to assist with the material handling of specialized flow improving products utilized in crude and refined products pipelines. The Operator is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of the tanks and piping associated with the shipment of finished products and the receipt of raw materials. All operators are trained according to our internal Training and Development Programs.

Opportunities are present to work in the manufacturing plant as well as in the Shipping & Receiving department.

This is an entry level position - Starting pay is $16.00 per hour. Promotional opportunities available when step progression requirements are met.

Responsibilities may include:

Plant Operator:

  • Operate the Production Processes following authorized Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Standard Operating Conditions (SOC).

  • Emphasize Safety on a continuous basis.

  • Drive continuous improvement in their specific process area, optimizing equipment efficiency, reliability, total capacity and quality levels in unison with other area teams.

  • Maintain and optimize all procedures and work instructions related to each process area.

  • Record documentation for tracking all aspects of production using Microsoft Excel and other internal database systems.

  • Troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance of equipment and systems to ensure quality. Document and coordinate with maintenance specialists when needed.

  • Proactively communicate regarding the need for spare parts and preventative maintenance

  • Assist in troubleshooting non-conformance products through the use of the Trouble Reports System, teamwork and collaboration to correct the situation.

  • Work with the Manager, Operations to identify training needs and participate in the training to improve individual progression and overall plant performance.

Shipping & Receiving Operator:

  • Primary responsibility will be to transfer finished product from bulk storage tanks to tanker trailers using a truck rack facility.

  • Receive and transfer raw materials from tanker trailers into raw material storage tanks.

  • Move trailers within the storage yard utilizing the company yard mule.

  • Process shipping documentation utilizing SAP transactions.

  • Maintain housekeeping standards of the loading and unloading work areas.

  • Operate the equipment in the Shipping & Receiving area following authorized Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Standard Operating Conditions (SOC).

  • Emphasize safety on a continuous basis.

  • Drive continuous improvement, handle all materials responsibly without spills.

  • Maintain and optimize all procedures and work instructions related to the shipping and receiving area.

  • Proactively communicate regarding the need for spare parts and preventative maintenance.

  • Work with the Shipping & Receiving Manager to identify training needs and participate in the training to improve individual progression and overall plant performance.

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be at least 18

  • Valid driver's license

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Able, with or without a reasonable accommodation to perform the following:

  • Willing and able to work rotating 12-hour shifts

  • Willing and able to lift and carry loads of 50 lb

  • Willing and able to work primarialy outside, regardless of temperature and/or weather conditions

  • Willing and able to climb various ladders and stairs to operate valves, gauge tanks, or perform maintenance on equipment

  • Willing and able to walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material on a daily basis on even and uneven terrain

  • Willing and able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

Preferred:

  • Associate's degree or Technical certification from an accredited school

  • 1 or more years of experience working in a Shipping & Receiving capacity.

  • Previous experience operating a yard mule

  • Previous experience operating valves, gauging tanks, performing maintenance on equipment

  • Willingness to perform/comply with the following:

  • Comply with all safety procedures and willing to maintain proper and safe process operations of the operating equipment

  • To read technical procedures and materials in English

  • To learn computer software associated with process operations

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions.

LSPI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: College Station

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