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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Ashland Chemical Company
Location: Merry Hill
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Avoca LLC

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then we'd like to meet you and bet you'd like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our Avoca LLC business at our Merry Hill, NC location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Maintenance function. This position will report to Maintenance Supervisor.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Safe and Environmentally Responsible for Maintaining Plant Operations and Equipment.
  • Identify, diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues.
  • Perform daily walk arounds and equipment inspections.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance as required.
  • Complete work orders as issued.
  • Document all work in the maintenance management software system.
  • Effective communication, both oral and written, with team members and others to describe unit conditions and observed situations.
  • Compliance with operating procedures, quality management, and safety and environmental procedures as necessary to maintain equipment.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations within the limits of training and qualifications.
  • Perform general housekeeping to maintain a safe and clean work area.

In order to be qualified for this role an individual must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma.
  • The ability to work rotating weekends and support call-ins as necessary.
  • The ability to work holidays and overtime as required by the schedule.
  • The ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position including climbing stairs, ladders, and lifting 55 lbs.
  • The ability to enter confined spaces while wearing a respirator and performing maintenance.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

The following skill sets are preferred:

  • 3+ years of experience in industrial maintenance including welding and pipefitting.
  • History of strong attendance and performance.
  • Ability to coach and be coached.
  • Ability to be safe, innovative, flexible, self-starting, honest and open.
  • Display a high mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience with computers.
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated team.

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.

At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.

Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.

Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.

Keywords: Ashland Chemical Company, Greenville , Maintenance Mechanic, Other , Merry Hill, North Carolina

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