DuPont Operator/Mechanic in El Paso, Illinois

Operator/Mechanic (Job Number: PRO00008316)


DuPont’s El Paso, IL Crop Protection Site has opportunities for full service Operations Technicians to join the company. In this role you will function in an integrated management system that fully develops people and organizational capability for effectiveness and creativity in utilizing assets and eliminating all waste (DuPont Production System). As a Technician, you will uphold and ensure others are complying with Company policies, core value (Safety & Health, Environment, Respect for People, and Ethics) and procedures while functioning according to ISO quality standards, contamination prevention guidelines and process safety management standards. Positions will cover afternoon and midnight shifts.

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

  • Monitor, operate, troubleshoot, adjust and perform maintenance on all types of packaging and formulation equipment.

  • Ensure Area Team Leader has needed information about the area team and related activities

  • Coordinate the training of full and part time employees on all functions in area

  • Dump, move, lift, and carry containers weighing up to 50 pounds either manually or via hand/electric fork trucks

  • Lead and/or participating in safety reviews and audits

  • Form and hand pack boxes with bottles or bags

  • Conduct/lead meetings and interfaces which include safety, production, team building, issue resolving, etc.

  • Disassemble, clean and reassemble equipment

  • Serve as a resource and utilize computer systems and programs to read, write, input and manipulate information; this includes e-mail, procedures, production schedules, SAP, LIMS and other software and systems

At DuPont we are committed to looking for solutions in everything we do. Our mission calls for using innovation to solve problems, reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and reduce our environmental footprint. Our “Let’s Solve” manifesto reminds us of our purpose and the value of our work.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer

DuPont is an E-Verify employer

Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation


In order to be qualified for this role, the following is required:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Willing and able to work any shift, including evenings, midnights, and weekends

  • Willing and able to work overtime, including holidays, weekends, and on short notice call in as required

  • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hardhat, Nomex, protective eyewear, face shields, arc protective clothing.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc), basic computer skills, and learning new computer software systems

** Please include (paste or attach) an updated resume detailing your experiences and qualifications with your application

The following additional skill sets are preferred by the site:

  • Manufacturing and or industrial related experience

  • Experience operating a Fork Truck

  • Lean manufacturing experience and knowledge of 5S organizational practices

Primary Location: NA-United States-Illinois-El Paso

Organization: Crop Protection

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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