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Utility Operator Trainee

Covestro Deerfield Full-Time
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We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 16,000 colleagues now and together we will MAKE the world a brighter place. 


The primary function of a Utility Operator is to support the production of quality polyurethane and polycarbonate film of various grades, thickness and width. In this capacity, the Utility Operator is responsible for the safe operation of various processing, grinding, blending, extrusion winding, and film handling equipment. Compliance with Safety Policies, PPE Requirements, Quality Policies, and Operating Procedures are essential for success in this role.

More specifically, this position will be responsible for:

•Working safely at all times in a busy Manufacturing Plant;
•Driving a fork truck in a safe manner and change batteries;
•Supplying / cutting packaging supplies;
•Cutting scrap and process rework materials;
•Assisting Operators on running the production lines;
•General Housekeeping around specific areas in the plant;
•Operating reprocessors to produce quality regrind materials in a timely manner;
•Assisting other Operators with starting up, operating, and shutting down processing equipment;
•Supporting production line changeovers;
•Recording process and product information, testing samples, completing order paperwork and packaging materials;
•Basic mechanical activities for the cleaning and maintenance of process equipment;
•Working in a team environment, as well as an individual contributor;
•Diagnosing, correcting and documenting processing problems.

Must be willing to work shifts

You are part of the Strategic business entity Specialty Films – We are a global team developing specialty films solutions for a broad customer base with focus on the segments Automotive, Medical and Security. As a leading partner for high-quality, customized technical specialty films, we support our customers with innovative, customized solutions to make the world a brighter place. As global supplier of technical specialty films with focus on polycarbonate and thermoplastic polyurethane films, also supplemented with coated films, with production locations in Europe, North America and Asia, we supply films of consistent high quality to all the world’s major markets. Our films do a lot more than you might think, given the properties of the plastics on which they are based and as one of the global leaders in the field of plastic films, our material development activities are geared to technologies of the future.


Basic Qualifications:
•High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

•Previous knowledge of the film/sheet extrusion process is very desirable
•1-2 years in an industrial environment is preferred

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

•Ability to comprehend written and verbal instruction;
•Average reading, writing, math, and spoken skills are a must;
•Strong attention to detail;
•Strong mechanical skills;
•Basic computer skills;
•A utility operator must physically be able to routinely lift and carry up to 50 pounds of weight, climb stairs, lift and pull 10 pounds of weight in the overhead position, stoop and bend at the knees and waist. Utility Operators must be capable of working overtime when necessary. In addition they must be able to withstand a working environment where: Ambient room temperatures approach 100 degrees in humid summer weather; Noise approaches 80 dB; Some confined spaces exist and numerous hot surfaces exist.


Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!

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