Catalyst Process Operator



Michigan City, IN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Indiana, United States of America

Job Family Group:

Production and Manufacturing Downstream

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

What type of work will I be doing in this role?

  • Comply with all safety regulations, policies, standards, and practices

  • Operate and monitor process and associated equipment for job area

  • Be trained and qualified in all functions of the Operator classification, and operate these functions as assigned

  • Perform in-process analytical testing, analyze in-process test results, and apply appropriate corrective actions

  • Perform minor routine, running, and preventive maintenance work

  • Maintain all necessary records, and provide a detailed summary of the shift in logbooks, including but not limited to safety, quality, mechanical problems/repairs, and process changes

  • Review with oncoming shift operator a detailed summary of the shift including but not limited to safety, quality, mechanical problems/repairs, and process changes

  • Maintain all assigned areas in a clean and orderly condition, with aisles and passageways unobstructed

  • Receive training to be certified and operate any powered industrial vehicles required for the completion of work assignments

  • Receive and utilize training for the operation of computer software and hardware tools of the job, including, but not limited to, process control hardware/software, process analytical software, email, and inter/intranet

  • Package and load materials using heavy equipment, including forklifts

Attention: When making application for this role, you must take the Online Operator assessment within the timeframe provided, even if you have taken it previously. Please pay close attention to your Workday tasks/actions to ensure your Online Assessment and other actions are completed in a timely manner.

What does this role pay?

This position starting pay rate is $23.98 per hour going up to approximately $26 per hour after the probationary time/pay is fulfilled; further pay increases occur beyond the Developmental time with a current ‘top rate’ of approximately $34 per hour.

Shell Benefits: Care, Protection, Wealth, Work and Family Programs

We offer one of the most competitive compensation and benefits packages in the industry. In this position, you will be eligible for a wide range of valuable benefits which include. Find out more at:

Rewards & Benefits | Shell Careers | Shell United States.

What is required in order to be considered for this role?

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must possess a current, valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues.

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of current experience as a Process/Production Operator in a catalyst, petrochemical, refining, general chemical or other manufacturing related work environment OR have an Associate of Applied Science degree in Process Technology

  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation

  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation

  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation

  • Must be able to respond in a timely manner to site work schedule needs.

  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends

  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, medical, reference and drug checks, including hair and oral fluids drug testing

  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy

  • Willing to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies

  • Willing to achieve satisfactory results on a pre-employment assessment

  • Willingness to relocate (without company provided relocation) if not currently living near enough to the site to respond in a timely manner to site needs and requests.



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