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Mansfield Production Operator


Mansfield, TX, US, 76063

Req ID:  79509
Facility:  Mansfield-Lyo
Department:  Crew A
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain


Basic Function

This position is responsible for the monitoring and operation of plant equipment used in the Equistar manufacturing refinery/petrochemical/chemical processes. The incumbent evaluates the unit's operating status and performs troubleshooting of processes and equipment in order to maximize unit reliability and quality production.  The incumbent also monitors maintenance activities and performs minor maintenance. This position receives direction from a production supervisor and support from the process specialist, maintenance and technical personnel.


This position is located in Mansfield, Texas.  Starting rate is $20.99/hour.  Aggressive pay progressions.

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment; responsible for carrying out all work activities in compliance with federal and state environmental regulations.
•    Promote an environment in which everyone is treated with respect.
•    Perform duties in adherence with Equistar procedures, standards, and specifications.
•    Learn and retain process knowledge of the unit and process changes to the unit to enable effective operation and detection of unusual process conditions; uses knowledge to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
•    Provide accurate and timely communication to co-workers.
•    Exhibit personal leadership in daily activities, task planning, incident investigations, and work performance as they relate to Equistar's key focus areas which include the following: safety, the environment, quality, reliability, and cost of operation.
•    Take ownership of the unit to ensure production rates and right-first-time results are maximized and to ensure the unit is maintained in proper operating condition.
•    Record data readings, utilize plant data/control systems, and observe process conditions on a continual basis to maintain good control of the unit.
•    Responsible for placing systems in a safe condition for maintenance work, supporting maintenance activities and communicating status to the shift supervisor and co-workers.
•    Perform minor maintenance on equipment and enter SAP work notifications on equipment in need of maintenance.
•    Provide ideas, raise concerns, and works with other functions including plant management, engineering, and maintenance to improve individual and unit performance. 
•    Participate on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development, and improving the work place environment.
•    Participate in the training and skill development of other operations technicians.
•    Engage in frequent developmental dialog with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development.

Min. Qualifications

•    Have high school diploma or GED equivalency.  Preferred candidates will have an Associate's degree or higher.
•    At least 18 years of age.
•    Legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident).
•    Be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
•    Be willing and able to work 12 hour rotating shifts and provide overtime coverage.
•    Be willing and able to work occasional plant call-outs.
•    Be willing to work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training, and equipment).
•    Be willing to work around and/or manually interact with heavy equipment.
•    Be willing and able to work outside, year round under various weather conditions.
•    Be willing and able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
•    Be willing and able to work in environments that require frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.
•    Be willing and able to work in tight or confined spaces.
•    Be willing and able to work at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders. 

Other Requirements

•    Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse set of cross functional groups.
•    Complete tasks wearing required personal protective equipment which may include fire protective clothing, goggles, face shields, gloves, steel toe boots, hearing protection, respirators, etc.
•    Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Why LYB?

Benefits starting day one:
•    Choice of Preferred Provider or Consumer Driven Medical Plan including Prescription Drug Coverage          
•    Dental, Vision and Employee Assistance Program           
•    401(k) Plan with Company Match of 6%             
•    Retirement (Pension) Plan          
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance
•    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
•    Vacation and Holidays
•    Educational Assistance


Great compensation package:
•    Starting pay at $20.99/hr.  
•    A $2.00 shift differential 
•    Progressive pay increases and on the job training
•    Annual wage increases


Why LyondellBasell?
•    Safety focused organization
•    In 2022, we were named to Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fifth consecutive year.
•    Grow personally and professionally
•    Work with others to develop innovative solutions

**LIMITED TIME - $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS **$500 paid within the 1st month of employment. $1,000 paid after 6 months of successful employment. Effective 7/1/22 through 12/31/22.  


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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