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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Milton, WI, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance Mechanic


Location: United States : Milton, WI

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 within the Care Solutions segment and has responsibility at the Milton site maintenance department which is a multi-user site mainly focused on the practice of cyanoethylation, alkoxylation and quaternization based process technologies.   


This position is responsible provides mechanical troubleshooting, mechanical repair and mechanical knowledge to the Milton site.  This position will repair, rebuild or replace mechanical, automated and control valves of various types, pump and pump seals, reactors seals, gaskets, steam regulators and traps, nitrogen regulators, and support utility system and assist with the Mechanical Integrity program.  Position will support building, site and infrastructure repairs as necessary. 


This position will follow all site and safety rules and ensure site and safety policies are adhered to such as LOTO, CSE, SWP, HW etc. 


This position will work as a team and will ensure all work is thoroughly completed and documented in SAP as well as logging hours to each job.  Position will document all corrective and preventive maintenance in SAP and complete in a timely manner to ensure compliance such as vessel inspections, pressure safety valve inspections and site required preventative maintenance plans.



  • Provide mechanical troubleshooting, mechanical repair and mechanical knowledge to the Milton site.  
  • Repair, rebuild or replace
    • chanical, automated and control valves of various types such as ball, globe, butterfly, etc.
    • Pump and pump seal
    • Reactors seals and gaskets
    • Steam regulators and traps
    • Nitrogen regulators
    • Utility systems such as steam/boilers, nitrogen, compressed air and cooling towers
  • Perform and/or coordinate preventative maintenance per schedule and/or standards and procedures including internal and external vessel inspections, removing pressure safety valves and perform weekly, monthly and yearly PM’s.  
  • Develop and review related maintenance procedures.  
  • Ensure all work is thoroughly completed and in compliance with local/state/federal regulations and documented in SAP system including hours to complete each job.
  •  Prepare material and cost estimates for work orders for both capital projects and maintenance.  Work with Maintenance Inventory Coordinator to order parts and ensure specifications of equipment are correct.  Order parts and supplies as necessary for jobs and department.
  • Review daily, weekly, monthly and yearly PM’s and procedures and work with Maintenance Planner / Scheduler to improve frequency and procedures.


  • Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent or associates degree in a technical or mechanical field of study.
  • Related Experience: 3+ years’ experience in a maintenance role or maintenance background.
  • Special Training or Competence: General knowledge of equipment, instrumentation, piping, electrical and mechanical systems, and basic troubleshooting skills.  Forklift and man-lift operation can be trained after hiring.
  • Equipment/Software Skills: General computer knowledge in a Windows and MS Office environment.  Previous experience in SAP or similar CMMS a plus.

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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