DuPont Area Operator Trainee I in Rockland, Maine

Area Operator Trainee I (Job Number: 200556W-01)


DuPont's Rockland site has an exciting opportunity for an Area Operator Trainee I. The Area Operator Trainee I is accountable for all operational tasks associated with area of operation, including: startup and shutdowns, emergency response, troubleshooting, instrumentation, routine maintenance, process control and quality adjustments.

This position will be responsible for, but not limited to:

Safety Responsibilities

  • Support deliberate improvement in Safety, Health, Environmental and Housekeeping Performance (6S)

  • Ensure 100% compliance of assigned EHS requirements, safe completion of life critical activities, process safety, food safety and quality standards

Function Management

  • Continually and deliberately identify and implement improvements in works systems, processes and personal development and as assigned in the achievement of department and/or shift KPI targets

  • Ensure 100% individual training requirement s are met and train other personnel as required by Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager

  • Ensure preventative, autonomous maintenance and equipment sanitation work practices are executed as required by department

  • Develops, manages, and executes lock, tag, try procedures

  • Responsible for safe completion of life critical activities in assigned production area

  • Ensures safe and efficient operation of assigned production area

  • Oversees performance of assigned process area - review records, logs, and reports - pursues resolution activities as-needed

  • Utilizes process operation knowledge and problem-solving skills to meet or exceed process performance deliverables

  • Supports Shift Team Leader in effectively executing production schedule

  • Identifies problems proactively and communicates production issues to Shift Team Leader

  • Provides shift reporting on all required metrics

  • Initiates maintenance work requests and communicates maintenance work priorities

  • Responsible for training other building operators

  • Updates and follows standard operating procedures for respective area

  • Monitors and ensures raw material and chemical inventories


  • High school diploma, High school chemistry preferred

  • Basic math skills

  • Computer skills

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Hands-on work experience in a manufacturing environment (especially chemical manufacturing) preferred

Primary Location: NA-United States-Maine-Rockland

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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