Job Description

SUMMARY

Grow your career with us!

Graduate Rotational Opportunities at Westlake (GROW) is a leadership development program for newly graduated engineering students within the Performance and Essential Materials business segment at Westlake Corporation.

The GROW program will offer qualified participants the opportunity to rotate for a duration of 12 - 18 months, with a minimum of 3 rotations at participating Westlake U.S. locations. As you explore the different aspects of the Westlake business, you will gain on-the-job experience, leadership training, and technical training while working on site-specific projects.  If you are looking for an opportunity where you can demonstrate your ingenuity by solving real world problems, in an environment focused on enhancing our lives every day, we encourage you to apply for the GROW program.

Examples of rotations may include the following roles:

  • Operations
  • Reliability
  • Capital Projects
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Controls
  • Business Management
  • Supply Chain & Logistics

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

You will work in roles and handle projects under the guidance of a mentor who is assigned to your designated area of focus. The assignments are designed to develop you as a leader and empower you to challenge convention and engineer creative solutions that enable product and process innovation. Through high performance teamwork, our engineers deliver solutions that allow us to manufacture and supply essential products that enhance the daily lives of people around the globe. Each rotation will help you gain insight into business processes, while being immersed in local day to day operations, further developing you as an individual and essential member of the Westlake team.

As you GROW, you will be:

  • Delivering breakthrough solutions
  • Monitoring and developing improvements to current processes to yield cost savings, quality improvement and/or overall increase efficiency
  • Developing your leadership skills
  • Continuously striving for highest level of performance
  • Doing everything with a safety mindset at the forefront of your work
  • Adding value for our customers

Post program opportunities include: Process Engineer, Production Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Project Engineer, and supervisory roles.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 0-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Willing to rotate to different US locations
  • Eligible to obtain a Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC )
  • Strong team building, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Additionally, this position must make general decisions requiring judgement and perform activities requiring sustained concentration.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is sometimes moderate when working in an office, however, some of the work may be required in the operating units which mandates usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required.

WORK LOCATION

Westlake United States PEM plant locations.

Application Instructions

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