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Utility Operator

Company Name:  A. Schulman Inc

Grand Junction, TN, US, 38039

Req ID:  72130
Facility:  GRAND JUNCTION-5001
Department:  Production Shift 1
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical  and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (  manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve  the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.


Basic Function


Are you interested in beginning a career with one of top global manufacturers of chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics in the world?


LyondellBasell is currently seeking a qualified, dedicated Utility Operator for our plant located in China, TX.


The position of Utility Operator is an important role in providing preventitate maintenance on press room dust collection and other equipment as needed. This position involves basic cleaning and preventive maintenance to maintain a safe working environment.


The individual should be available to work an 8 hour rotating shift including some overtime and/or weekend work. This position is an immediate, direct hire with competitive pay.  Offering a full benefits package that starts your first day on the job, benefits include: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, health savings, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Comply with all safety requirements resulting in zero safety violations. This includes participating in all safety related activities such as safety talks, behavioral based safety observations, audits, etc.
  • Follows standard operating procedures for all assigned tasks
  • Ensure that all equipment related to dust collection is maintained and documented
  • Cleaning press room floor to ceiling including all structural steel, with vacuum machine
  • Performs the basic cleaning and preventive maintenance on mix cutter tables
  • Performs the cleaning on certain N/C milling machines
  • Cleaning of certain equipment types
  • Other work assignments as specified
  • The associate will regularly work in heat and at high elevations as well as working near moving mechanical parts
  • May be exposed to non-toxic fumes, dust, or airborne particles and vibration
Min. Qualifications
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. multiple times a day during a shift.
  • Must have math and computer skills.
  • Maintain good attendance habits missing minimal work.
  • Properly follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work proactively and support other personnel and departments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • Ability to operate man lifts and fork lift trucks.
  • Previous experience working in the manufacturing industry.
Work Environment and Physical Demans
  • Stand on feet for 8-12 hours
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more
  • Ability to work with fiberglass
  • Willing and able to comply with respiratory fit testing (where applicable)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required to be worn
  • Ability to work in moderate noise level atmosphere
  • Ability to work in an environment that is not temperature-controlled; very warm temperatures in summer months
Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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