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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance Mechanic


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Health Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Maintenance mechanics provide preventative and corrective maintenance to rotative equipment as well as other machinery throughout the Tippecanoe Laboratories. 



•    Perform all duties in accordance with all applicable regulations and company policies (e.g. Quality, Safety, Environmental, etc.) 
•    Troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment and piping systems, making repairs for longevity. 
•    Perform preventative maintenance on equipment to keep it in good operational condition
•    Typical responsibilities will include bearing replacement, agitator seal replacement, pump repairs and rebuilds, equipment setting and alignment, manufacture and machining of replacement parts, and troubleshooting. 
•    Demonstrate ability to perform high precision machining and milling
•    Exhibit pipefitting skills such as basic fabrication, threading, and repairs
•    Support piping needs for process changeovers and glass-lined equipment repairs. 
•    Document work performed in CMMS, including history notes, time charges, and part procurement
•    Make appropriate suggestions and corrections to discrepancies found in documentation, drawings, BOMs/parts lists, procedures, work instructions, etc. 
•    Provide job knowledge and skills to support process improvement and special projects
•    Work with a variety of individuals, such as engineers, other craftspeople, automation, and other resources on process upgrades and equipment changes
•    Provide input to engineering design, installation, and maintenance of new equipment


•    Four years of industrial maintenance experience (mechanic, machinist, millwright)
•    Must be willing to become multi-skilled in both mechanical and pipefitting trades
•    Excellent computer skills to utilize Word, Excel, etc.
•    Solid knowledge in use of CMMS preferred
•    Have strong mechanical aptitude, with demonstrated ability to read and use manufacturers service manuals
•    Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
•    Rigging/lifting training
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently as as a team member
•    Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of customers and other crafts
•    Excellent planning, organizing, and documentation skills STRONGLY preferred
•    Must have mindset to work safely
•    High School Diploma or equivalent required
•    Must complete required ITP training Ability to operate powered equipment such as forklift required
•    Willingness to wear all personal protective equipment required
•    Ability to ascend/descend stairs and ladders
•    Ability to enter/work confined space required
•    Ability to work in high noise, high/low temperatures, outside/uncontrolled environments.
•    Ability to drive motorized vehicle (state issued drivers license required)
•    Ability to lift 50 lbs consistently without assistance 

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette