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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: May 16, 2021

Location: Mapleton, IL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance Mechanic


Location: United States : Mapleton, IL

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Care Solutions


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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This position is responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and repair of plant and process equipment, preventative and predictive maintenance duties, knowing and understanding established procedures and practices at the facility and improving the equipment uptime and reliability. 




The order of the Essential Functions does not reflect a level of importance or priority.
•    Environmental, Health, Safety, Quality (EHSQ) Compliance.
•    Analyzes mechanical, electrical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans and performs appropriate repairs and adjustments.
•    Performs routine preventive or predictive maintenance tasks.
•    Test process equipment after repairs to verify equipment performance.
•    Ability to use and maintain tools required to perform assigned equipment repairs, including power tools, cutting tools, welders, measurement tools, rigging, shop equipment, electrical measuring devices, laser alignment, etc.
•    Reads, understands and interprets equipment files, work orders, OEM manuals, blueprints, troubleshooting guides, parts lists, repair instructions, etc.
•    Communicates and interfaces with equipment vendors and suppliers.
•    Proper completion of all required documentation including storeroom withdrawals, work orders, time distribution cards, pre-safety checklist, safety permits, drawings updates, etc.
•    Effectively communicates with production personnel and maintenance supervision regarding equipment availability and repairs.
•    Notifies maintenance supervision of recurring equipment malfunctions and repair recommendations.
•    Instructs and trains other maintenance employees or maintenance helpers.
•    Performs incidental lubrication tasks to complete equipment repairs.
•    Areas of housekeeping and sanitation responsibility:

  1.  Areas surrounding the repair work and after the completion of the repair task.
  2. Maintenance shop including safety equipment.
  3. Maintenance carts, scooters, shuttle lift, man lifts, etc.
  4. Parts storage areas.

•    Proper relief and appropriate communication between shifts.
•    Efficient management of time and resources to meet maintenance schedules and daily goals.
•    Performs all other duties as assigned by management.





•    High-school education or equivalent.
•    Minimum of five years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment and/or the equivalent combination of vocational training and experience preferred
•    Satisfactory completion of the Mapleton maintenance training program including skill testing.
•    Basic understanding of process equipment.
•    Basic rigging experience required. 
•    Ability to understand and operate a personal computer and associated software systems.
•    Ability to manage time and determine priorities in order to meet daily maintenance and production goals.
•    Ability to understand and carry out routine verbal and written instructions.
•    Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
•    Must have mindset to work safely. 

Physical Requirements:
•    Will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). SCBA preferred.
•    Able to ascend/descend stairs and ladders
•    Will be required to enter confined space 
•    Will be required to work in a high noise/high temperature environment 
•    Will be required to work outside in an uncontrolled environment 
•    Will be required to operate motorized vehicles 
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance 
•    Ability to operate powered equipment


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.

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