Dow Chemical Ladle Repair Operator in Mt. Meigs, Alabama

TheDow Chemical Companyhas an exciting job opportunity as aLadleRepair Operatorat theMt. Meigs, Alabamasite for Dow Corning Silicones. The Ladle Repair Operator is responsible for the maintenance and repair of Ladles used in the manufacture of Silicon.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ladle dig-out.

  • Refractory repair.

  • Safe operation of large mobile equipment, and the pouring of refractory.

  • Other activities include electrode installation support as needed.

  • Follows all safety and work procedures.

  • Ensure proper personal protection equipment is worn.

  • Ensure activities are completed in a safe and timely manner to support production activities.

The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the need and support the installation of electrodes. This may include a variable, rotating schedule, five days a week. May also need to work early morning hours as business needs demand.

  • Must have the ability to understand, analyze and resolve technical problems.

  • Willing and able to work in hot and dusty environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills are required.

  • Must have strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

  • Must be able to do the following with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be willing and able to work in such environments wearing safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes.

  • Must be willing and able to wear and use respirators.

  • Must be willing and able to work in such environments with frequent bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be willing and able to work in such environments working in tight or closed-in spaces.

  • Must be willing and able to climb stairs/ladders and working high off the ground.

  • Must be willing and able to stand or walk for extended periods of time.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the tapping operations desired.

  • One or more years of experience in manufacturing, construction or industrial setting is preferred.

  • Mechanical aptitude is preferred.

  • Experience operating large mobile equipment.


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

• Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

• An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

• Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

• On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

• Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

• The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

• Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

• Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


Ladle Repair Operator


Alabama-Mt. Meigs

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