Analyzer Technician

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Position: Analyzer Technician

Primary location Seadrift (TX, USA), Texas, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021

Job Number: R2021025



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Description

Dow has an exciting opportunity for an Analyzer Technician in Seadrift, Texas.

Job Summary:

The process analyzer technician will work within an empowered natural work team. The major function of this job is the safe, reliable and cost effective operation of environmental and quality analyzers. The employee will be entering a group that provides technical expertise and service to multiple operating units.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing all types of analyzer systems.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and replace defective components on instrumentation.
  • Assist in the installation, commissioning, and documentation of new analyzer systems.
  • Knowledge of analytical equipment and theory.
  • Knowledge of sample systems (including sample conditioning such as filtration, calculating lag times, and return to environmentally safe location)
  • Ability to read electrical, logic, and loop diagrams
  • Electronic troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude and understanding of pipes, valves, flow measuring equipment, regulator type equipment, etc.
  • Knowledge in gas chromatography, spectroscopy and sampling system maintenance is an asset.
  • Procedure use - this includes field use, review, revise, and development of procedures.
  • Travel to other local sites to service equipment.

**This role will have an assessment to complete during the application process. Please allow 30 minutes - 1 hour to complete the assessment at the time of application. You will not be able to save your application for later. Even if you have taken this assessment before please click on the link. An assessment is required for each position you apply to.**

Required Qualifications:

  • A current, valid US driver's license
  • Able to work on a 4-10 schedule (4 days per week at 10 hours per day) with occasional overtime as dictated by business needs.
  • Participates in an after hour call rotation for night and weekend coverage.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S.

Physical Requirements:

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • The ability to perform physical work such as handling of equipment.
  • Lift, push, and pull.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator, earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes.

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • 2 year Instrumentation degree or higher. In lieu of a degree Dow will consider those with 4 or more years of relevant military training.
    • NCCER certified in Instrumentation (NCCER Certification obtained through an Instructor Led Training Program is a preference).
    • 2 or more years of experience as an Analyzer or Instrument Technician.

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

  • Ability to work in a safe manner. Safety is a top priority at Dow. Every individual at Dow is expected to make safety a priority.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to learn new computer systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders.
  • Ability to efficiently work independently on routine tasks/jobs.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks with competing priorities.
  • Strong Initiative, Teamwork, and Technical Capabilities.
  • Utilize functional, technical knowledge, company standards and educational background or experience to analyze and solve problems.
  • Effectively work and maintain relationships with the Natural Work Teams and key stakeholders with diverse perspectives and background is essential including Engineers, Operations personnel, and co-workers to identify and resolve technical issues.

**The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation assistance for this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur. **

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Location

As a Analyzer Technician, you will live and work around Seadrift (TX, USA), Texas, United States of America:

Employs: 1,000 individuals
Our footprint: Corporate headquarters for Union Carbide Corporation, a subsidiary of Dow
Our city: 1.2 square miles on the northeast shore of San Antonio Bay
Nearby:
Corpus Christi (80 miles away)