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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance Mechanic


Location: United States : Little Rock, AR

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Catalysts


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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Perform Mechanical maintenance tasks as assigned for the plant Production, Laboratory and Logistics departments at the Little Rock, AR site



  • Support the Maintenance Supervisor, in compliance with Porocel policies, organizational goals, and applicable regulations
  • Maintain/repair all plant equipment and machinery Baghouses, Calciners, Fans, Pumps, Tubs, Tanks, Conveyors, Belt Dryers, Mills, Screens, Bucket Elevators, Blowers, Mixers, Extruders , Activators, conveying systems, etc.
  • Maintain all tools, to be used in plant environment
  • Always Work safely . Report anything found to be unsafe to your Supervisor; always wear your safety equipment (safety glasses, steel toe boots, hardhat, and earplugs) and any other PPE, as required.
  • Troubleshoot in your work area, communicating with your Supervisor, of any downtime or any trouble that you may have.
  • Must have communication skills, verbal as well as written
  • Other duties as assigned by Plant Manager and Production Dept. Head



  • Must have at least a high school diploma/GED
  • Experience operating Forklifts Preferred.
  • 2-3 years of Plant Mechanic Maintenance work.
  • Ability to do some minor welding preferred


  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend work and safety instructions and directions.
  • Ability to write out Job Safety Analysis
  • Comprehend equipment drawings
  • Trouble Shoot the equipment


  • Must have a working knowledge operating a computer

Physical Requirements 

  • Ascending or descending stairs, ramps and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Ascending or descending ladders, scaffolding, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Bending legs downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances.
  • Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object horizontally from position to position.
  • Perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly the fingertips.
  • Those activities in which you must convey by spoken word detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds with or without correction, to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discrimination in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on equipment or machines.
  • Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner.
  • The visual acuity required including color, depth perception and field of those who whose work includes the operation of trucks, forklifts, cranes and high lift equipment.
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
  • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
  • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials

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: Little Rock