Full Time
Mont Belvieu
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Pol-Tex International, a division of Poly-America, L.P., is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer & a Maintenance Manager.  A successful candidate must be able to adjust to changing priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Pol-Tex offers competitive wages plus a comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental, paid vacations and holidays, 401(K), and more!
Maintenance Manager Job Responsibilities: Responsible for the maintenance group in charge of reprocessing, compounding and support equipment. Supervise the planning of plant and equipment maintenance and repair.  Ensure that all repairs and projects are done in a safe and timely manner.     Develop technical training and other maintenance practices to help eliminate downtime and improve employee morale. Represent the maintenance department in staff meetings. Identify and solve leading downtime contributors.
Mechanical Engineer Job Responsibilities: Mechanical engineers at Pol-Tex are responsible for engineering of new equipment installations, and the modification of existing equipment used for the recycling of post-industrial scrap polyethylene. The responsibilities include; project management, project engineering, coordinating and overseeing the installation and the commissioning of the equipment. The engineer will be installing, upgrading, modifying, and working on various types of mechanical systems. These systems included extruders, blowers and cooling packages, material transfer equipment and piping, water pumps and piping. In addition to project work the engineer will support maintenance groups on existing equipment. This role will document, recommend and execute maintenance procedures, upgrade proposals based on a combination of industrial data analysis and troubleshooting results. Our engineers work in both solo and team environments with different disciplines depending on the scope and nature of the project.  They regularly draw on their professionalism, communication skills, and technical expertise to instruct local maintenance personnel or contractors on relevant theory and practical applications.  The role may involve additional responsibilities and opportunities as they become necessary and/or are assigned by management.
Full Time
Maintenance Mechanic Maintenance position within a manufacturing environment. Focus on supporting the preventative maintenance process including lubrication and inspection, general maintenance tasks, such as but not necessarily limited to assembly and disassembly of components, problem troubleshooting and correction. Support all production and physical plant equipment in the facility
Responsibilites Perform all duties in a safe and collaborative manner and immediately report any potentially dangerous conditions or other safety concerns to the supervisor Start up and shuts down equipment in accordance with operation’s requirements, company safety procedures and OSHA requirements for machine activation and shutdown. Perform basic mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic maintenance tasks in a safe, efficient manner, which supports the continuous improvement process within the facility. Diagnose and repair activities with detailed working procedures. Determines materials, replacement parts, and tools/parts needed to proceed with logical approach to repairs, maintenance and rebuilds. Set-up, adjust, calibrate, and operate equipment; perform layout and bench work; inspect, dismantle, repair, rebuild, assemble, weld, install and lubricate machinery and mechanical equipment throughout the manufacturing facility. Inspect for defects, misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication and determine best process for making repairs with limited interruption to production. Assist in maintaining building needs (heating and cooling systems) Disassemble moves and/or relocates existing equipment and install new equipment. Provide for safe disposal of all toxic materials and supplies. Maintain tools and work area in a safe, neat and secure manner. Maintain daily work logs and update equipment and component records, and if applicable, electronic Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Maintain preventative maintenance and lubrication schedules. Promote and comply with good safety practices and habits, including but not limited to, use of all PPE, ensuring guards and safety features are working. May train others on maintenance activities, including preventative maintenance. Perform other duties as assigned.
Full Time
Quality Inspector
Description Assure consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); validating processes; providing documentation; supplied product verification; finished product testing; employee training. A Quality Assurance Inspector is expected to work with ISCO management and staff to maintain a high level of quality performance, by implementing and validating company quality processes and procedures. Such quality related activities may include but are not limited to: Ensuring product specifications and quality attributes are achieved; Measuring production; Documenting evidence; Determining operational and performance qualification; Writing and updating quality assurance procedures; Inspecting product to determine compliance with order specifications, company's quality control system for compliance with legal requirements, and shipping and packing facilities for conformity to specified standards Maintains and improves product quality by completing product, company, system, compliance, and surveillance audits; investigating customer complaints; collaborating with other members of management to develop new manufacturing and training methods to achieve a high level of customer service and process continued improvement. Prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including Non-Conformance Reports (NCR), Corrective Preventative Action Reports (CPAR) and customer loyalty Index (CLI). Calibrate test equipment. Maintain accurate and organized records of QA activities. Recommend, champion and execute program enhancements. Perform other duties as assigned (Hydrotesting, etc.) Minimum Qualifications for Consideration
Full Time
De-Burr/Polish Technician The operator is responsible for de-burring and polishing all Hydraulic coupling bodies and components to the highest quality obtainable. 
Key Duties & Responsibilities: Machine operations Set-up and operate the Power hold work head. Understands basic tooling, its purpose and how to evaluate wear limits and change as required. Can perform daily preventative maintenance on machine. Can demonstrate a working knowledge of precision measuring equipment. (Calipers and micrometers) Must communicate with leads, supervisors and planners on a daily basis to assure routers and schedules are accurate. Perform other related duties as assigned Primary responsibility: Polish, Deburr, Mag Deburr,Micro-blast, Wash/Clean polished parts. Required Skills/Experience To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to complete all areas outlined above for this position in a satisfactory manner.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities necessary to meet the minimum job requirements of this position. Education – High school diploma or equivalent preferred Read, write, read English Basic mathematical skills Work Environment – This position will require working primarily indoors in a smoke free office and manufacturing (machine shop) environment.  Needs the ability to stand for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.  Fine motor skills and excellent vision are required. There is also planned and unplanned overtime.

QA Technician Basic Function: Advanced inspection of all types of precision machined parts and purchased parts, assemblies, tooling and fixtures. Works from and interpreting blueprints, technical specifications and industry standards. Position Responsibilities and Specific Duties: Reads and understands documentation such as blueprints, mechanical assemblies, part list, procedures manuals, weldments, and test procedures. Proficient in the use of basic inspection equipment as well as Rockwell hardness testers, positive material identification analyzers (PMI), and optical comparator inspection equipment. Performs receiving, in-process and final inspection, customer sorting and related quality assurance tasks to maintain quality standards without supervision. Performs first article inspection, on a variety of valves, couplings, internal components, and raw materials. Reviews supplier documentation to verify compliance with purchase order requirements. Records inspection results and initiates nonconformance reports for defective parts and materials. Participates as the Quality representative in the Material Review Board. Develops internal audit checklists, performs audits, documents results, and reports findings to management. Assists less experienced personnel in the proper use of inspection devices. Assists the Inspector Lead in the calibration of measuring devices. Job Requirements: To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to complete all areas outlined above for this position in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities necessary to meet the minimum job requirements of this position. Education Required: High school diploma or GED Preferred: Technical school certification in Mechanical Quality Control Techniques, or ASQ Certified Quality Inspector, or ASQ Certified Auditor Work Experience: At least 4 years directly related inspection experience Physical Demands: The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime will be required to keep up with the production goals and requirements.

Coupling Assembly Technician The Assembly Technician is responsible for assembling all types of products processed through the coupling department as well as assisting with all supporting operations within the area. Key Duties & Responsibilities Perform various assembly steps for coupling products.  Be able to check all parts for proper assembly in accordance with standard operating procedures Understand and assist with all supporting operations within the coupling department, including Laser operation, shippreparation, and kitting. Maintain and process the production workflow of all operations associated with the work order. Accurately maintain coupling inventory. Work with other departments to resolve issues pertaining to shortages, rework or repairs. (Rework, disassemble and repair parts associated with RMA, NCR’s and FAT/COIN failures). Capable of operating all assembly production equipment.  Review technicians equipment operation to insure compliance with procedure.  Knowledgeable of all associated precision measuring tools of the shop.  Supports and assists with equipment PM program. Play an active role in regards to “Lean” processes by working and communicating with Planning, Quality, and Peers to identify and implement ways to improve flow to increase throughput.  Utilize ERP System to perform everyday Job Processes. Participate in implementing Company strategic plan goals, quality program initiatives, lean manufacturing techniques, good housekeeping practices, corrective action implementation, quick changeover initiatives and other company-wide initiatives aimed at improving productivity and increasing profitability. Participate in and support the Company’s professional development and training activities.  Required Skills/Experience High School Diploma Strong Mechanical Aptitude Ability to read & write effectively in English.  Ability to translate work instructions and understand details associated  with the manufacturing assortment of document types: instructions, correspondences, reports, procedures and memorandums. Minimum one year in a production/manufacturing environment demonstrating progressive responsiblity. Commitment to high quality standards and continuous improvements. Ability to read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bill of materials and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products. Strong computer skills including Windows and MS Office. Excellent written, verbal, and mathematical skills Must be able to regularly lift/move up to 20 pounds. Some college experience or certifications related to manufacturing field. Direct experience in assembly and/or with couplings. Experience in an Engineer-to-order or Make-to-Order shop environment preferred. Experience with Epicor ERP Software or other Enterprise Resource Planning software a plus.
Full Time
$14.00 / hr
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Flexo Printing Press Operator Will train and mentor print helpers to support growth within the plant. Complies with company policies and safety procedures. Must read job jacket carefully before set-up and run. Be familiarized with the required process and customer expectations per job. Responsible for conducting job changeovers efficiently and in a timely manner. Will assist with clean up between changeovers. Clean ink pans, strip plates from cylinders, wash-up, properly clean and store printing plates, clean sleeves, cylinders and anilox, etc.. Will work overtime as needed and or assigned. Day, night and or weekend shifts as required. Continuously check quality of job during run. Making proper adjustments to ensure a quality product. Properly mounting photopolymer printing plates on a mounter and or in the press. Responsible for cleanliness of machinery and organization of the workspace. Light maintenance of machinery and troubleshooting problems is required as applicable. Qualifications: Experience in corona treating of plastic films 3 + years’ experience in Flexographic wide web press operation and inline gear driven presses. Must be able to work under limited supervision and oversea, train and direct print helpers. Must have good personal communication skills. Including reading, speaking and writing simple sentences. Basic math skills, including the ability to calculate sums, differences and percentages. Must be able to maintain good attendance. Positive attitude, a team player and safety oriented. Experience with solvent based inks, maintaining viscosity and matching pms colors. Strong mechanical and troubleshooting skills. Ability to run press and assist press set-up, clean up, safe lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 lbs 20+ feet in distance regularly. Strong attention to detail and able to differentiate colors. Able to prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Able to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours/day). Must be able/willing to work overtime as required and tolerate a seasonally hot and cold work environment. Knowledge of web press controls such as web tension and guides, flying splices, turret unwind and rewind. Experience in corona treating of plastic films and printing on products such as LDPE, HDPE, BOPP and PET. Experience: Mechanical Knowledge: 1 year (Preferred) Safety Oriented: 1 year (Preferred) Troubleshooting: 1 year (Preferred)

Machine Operator - Film Dept - $13.00 an hour w/ 30/60/90 reviews Eligible for .50 up to 1.00 raises This position will work in our Film Department and contribute to the success of producing quality products such as bags, plastic sheeting and construction film. We are looking for experienced operators, but will train the right individual with good work ethics, willing to step up to the challenge! Set up and operate heavy machinery to produce orders within specification Perform quality checks and examine product for defects (cuts, folds, seals, and perforations) to ensure customer satisfaction This position may require the operator to climb up to 6 flights of stairs to assist with the startup of machine after down time Unload and load materials by hand; handle and box finished rolls weighing 20-100 pounds Assist with mixing additives quality control and measurements General housekeeping of work and other areas as needed Many aspects of the work are repetitive and physically demanding such as standing for long periods of time, bending, pushing, and pulling 12 hour rotating shifts, 1 month days, 1 month nights Some overtime may be mandatory Must wear PPE and adhere to all safety rules Must be able to work in a fast paced environment Prior industry experience preferred but not required, training is provided Non-smoking property Qualifications: Plastics industry a plus Proven experience as a Machine Operator (Will train the right person) Basic math and measuring skills Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (English literacy) Prior experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment is a plus Must be flexible (work days, nights and weekends as required) Must be able to tolerate seasonally hot and cold working environment Fork lift experience a plus Safety oriented Aptitude test required Other duties as assigned

Print Helper - $11.00 an hour w/ 30/60/90 reviews Eligible for .50 up to 1.00 raises We are looking for an individual who is motivated and eager to learn. Good work ethic, takes initiative, able to work with little or no supervision with the understanding that their individual work will affect the whole team. Helper Job Summary: Assist the Press Operator set up orders Willing to learn Press Operator functions Help maintain ink viscosity and change doctor blades Help check and maintain print quality Ability to lift up to 75 pounds repeatedly during a work shift General Housekeeping General preventative maintenance on machines (lubing, cleaning, etc.) Drive a forklift (willing to train) Properly fill out labels, production logs and palletize material Other duties as required Non smoking facility Qualifications: Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment Able to work 12 hour shifts Able to work a rotational schedule, days, nights and weekends Must be able to tolerate seasonally hot and cold work environment Safety oriented Basic math skills A good attitude High school diploma or equivalent
Full Time
Position Overview This position will ensure the development & improvements of new / existing products, technologies, processes for the Global Formaldehyde Business growth initiatives and provide technical support for core business customers and manufacturing; As required, the team will support existing Americas Resins Business Growth Initiatives. The incumbent will lead a team of creative diverse technical professionals to deliver such developments and improvements. Company Distinction This exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc. Job Responsibilities Working with the Director of Global Business Development, Global Formaldehyde VP  & VP, Strategy and Market Development to lead efforts to identify new market opportunities, or significantly expanded market opportunities that enhance HCHO, and Hexion profitable growth goals. Responsible for the adaptation of existing technology / processes or the development of new technology / processes to capture profitable market growth Generates new technology, products and/or process options, investigates these in support of selected growth initiatives and proposes these to the businesses Provides Technology input to business strategies Ensures  core Global Formaldehyde Business technical support to customers and manufacturing Accountable for all process technology efforts undertaken within, and services provided by, the team with close view on overall professionalism and quality Dependable, but independent, partner for business leadership and in fields of strength for global leadership
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