Chemical Process Operator
DuPont 354 reviews - Dupont, DE

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The DuPont Edgemoor site currently has an opening for a

Chemical Process Operator

, located in northern Wilmington, DE.

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in countries around the world. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

The DuPont Edge Moor plant manufactures titanium dioxide, a white pigment used widely in the paper and paint industry. Encompassing more than 100 acres on the Delaware River, Edge Moor has been a responsible industrial neighbor of the Wilmington, Delaware community for more than 75 years. The plant currently employs approximately 300 full-time DuPont employees and contract partners.

The Chemical Process Operator is responsible for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting chemical process equipment. Duties may include (not limited to):

Field operation of process equipment including vessels, valves, pumps, condensers, heat exchangers, related controls and instrumentation to keep the process operating at desired production levels. This includes making rounds, following check sheets, taking samples, and conducting periodic patrols of assigned equipment to regulate system pressures, temperatures, etc.

Load/unload railcars, trucks, and other containers to manage raw material and product inventories.

Perform routine mechanical tasks and minor preventive maintenance such as taking oil samples, minor hand tool work for adjustments, opening flanges for clean out, preparing equipment by isolating, purging, cleaning, and locking out equipment.

Issue work orders, prepare job plans, and prep equipment to maintain equipment and facilities.

Review and revise job procedures.

Schedule work and manage overtime. Maintain own time card.

Train and assist other personnel as needed.

Operate various types of mobile equipment.

Perform housekeeping duties.

Participate in emergency response activities.

Exercise judgment and work independently and with others with minimal supervision. Keep supervision informed of issues in the area.

Know and adhere to safety, environmental and housekeeping responsibilities and rules.

Candidates must be able to perform all duties with or without accommodation.

Canidates are required to pass a pre-employment test, a background review and a drug screen.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer.

DuPont is an e-verify employer.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Current, valid driver’s license.

Must be willing and able to work 12 hour rotating shifts (including weekends and holidays) and overtime as required.

Must be willing and able to wear all required PPE (personal protective equipment) including an acid suit and respirators (cartridge, inline air, etc.).

Must be willing and able to work at elevated heights (e.g. elevated walkways, grating, etc.).

Must demonstrate troubleshooting and planning skills.

Must have basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, email, internet).

Preferred Requirements (knowledge, skills, abilities):
Previous experience as an operator in an industrial, chemical, or manufacturing environment.



Production & Maintenance

Primary Location


North America-USA-Delaware-EDGE MOOR PLANT [DUPONT](1061)










Education Level


High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)




Employee Status






Job Type


Entry Level

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354 reviews
E. I. du Pont de Nemours (also known simply as DuPont) wants to coat your car, feed your crops, and decrease your dependence on fossil...