Dow Chemical Turnaround Planner/Coordinator in Seadrift, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for aTurnaround Planner/CoordinatorinSeadrift, Texas.

Job Summary:

In concert with the Turnaround Manager, and as a member of the core turnaround team, the Turnaround Planner/Coordinator has responsibility for planning and execution of all phases of their assigned turnarounds (planning, pre-work, shutdown and post-work). The Turnaround Planner/Coordinator has the primary responsibility for ensuring the turnaround work is carried out safely, in an effective and efficient manner. The Turnaround Planner/Coordinator is responsible for the productivity of the assigned turnaround and for ensuring that tools, equipment, outside resources, leveraged resources, etc. are available to complete the jobs on time. This role also drives discipline in following the Global Turnaround Methodology (GTM) in order to execute turnarounds safely, on time and within budget. This individual provides continuity and coordination of planning and scheduling, provides corrective action alternatives for schedule and cost deviations and coordinates all job instructions.


  • Define job scopes by freeze date

  • Develop work inventory, detailed job plans, cost estimate

  • Develop integrated (operations, projects, and maintenance) turnaround schedule, ensure schedule logic is accurate

  • Drive the schedule toward minimum duration

  • Effectively works with business, site and contract personnel to:

  • Ensure all appropriate resources are committed

  • Ensure pre and post work is completed

  • Execute maintenance portion of the turnaround

  • Progress all turnaround activities including operations and capital

  • Control add-ons during the turnaround

  • Complete the turnaround within budget

  • Ensure job plans are archived

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience within an industrial or manufacturing environment.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Strong leadership skills are critical.

  • Able to work in an empowered team environment.

  • Able to prioritize a high activity work load and be a self-starter.

  • Able to respond quickly and use good judgment.

  • High tolerance for change is critical for this new role.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to build relationships across a broad spectrum of operations, maintenance, engineering, purchasing, contract personnel, and all support groups.

  • A valid U.S. driver’s license.

  • 40 hour work week consists primarily of 4-10s.

  • Able and willing to work overtime as needed.

  • Travel is minimal.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • 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.

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Stand 50% of the time.

  • Walk for extended periods of time

  • Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders.

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator.

  • Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. In order to qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in Instrumentation or Electrical discipline.

  • Experience with Dow maintenance processes and tools (SAP, GMWP Global Maintenance Work Processes, GTM Global Turnaround Methodology , etc.).

  • Experience in activity coordination and planning.

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).


  • High School diploma or equivalent 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.


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