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Maintenance Mechanic - Chemical Manufacturing




Position Overview
This position participates in daily maintenance activities such as repairs, preventive
maintenance, replacements, inspections, testing, small capital projects and upgrades of
equipment and the plant.

Company Overview
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through
a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and
supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.
Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At
Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally
sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is
not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and
environmentally responsible manner.


Job Responsibilities
· Work safely and be able to perform pre-job safety evaluations in all situations.
· Provide mechanical, electrical and instrumentation support for process
equipment (blowers, PD and Centrifugal pumps, motors, drives, gearboxes,
valves, conveyors, baggers, etc.) and other facilities at the Louisville, KY site.
· Install, rebuild and maintain site equipment.
· Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) Inspections and document findings.
· Perform predictive analysis on rotating machinery using industry standard
· Ability to read, understand and interpret equipment drawings, P&IDs, schematics
and repair and installation manuals.
· Ability to troubleshoot problems, help in identifying root causes or problems and
make long term changes/repairs.
· Experience using hand tools, power tools, welders, cutting torches, grinders and
rigging equipment to accomplish construction and repair projects.
· Perform general job tasks as instructed by supervisor.
· Complete work orders and input information into SAP maintenance system to
record accomplishments and document repair.
· Support SAP maintenance, PSM-MI activity and environmental programs.
· Follow Plant and Corporate safety policy and adhere to Engineering standards.
· Good housekeeping practice is required during and after maintenance activity.
· Some work may be elevated, in confined spaces, in areas of high temperature or
may require use of a respirator

· Able to work in a team environment
· Ability to work independently
· Ability to work flexible schedule
· Good verbal and written communications
· Basic understanding of mechanical equipment.
· Basic computer skills and aptitude to improve
· Able to work through problems in stressful conditions and remain calm.

Minimum Qualifications:
· Desire and ability to work as part of a team is a must
· HAZMAT Training is required
· Able to respond to off-hours plant emergencies as a shared responsibility with
other mechanics
· Ability to work independently
· Ability to work flexible schedule
· Good verbal and written communications
· Basic understanding of mechanical equipment.
· Basic computer skills and aptitude to improve
· Able to work through problems in stressful conditions and remain calm.
· Must have or meet requirements for a TWIC card
· Full Face Respirator use is required in some circumstances
· SAP knowledge is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:
Physical: Walking, sitting, carrying, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking,
hearing and seeing, climbing (ladders of various heights), bending, pulling, pushing,
stooping. Lift 50-55 lbs. repeatedly. Assist others lifting 55 – 100+ lbs. Must be able to
wear all forms of respiratory protection, including the use of an SCBA inside a Level A
Hazmat suit.

Aptitudes: Must possess the ability to understand the meaning of words and their ideas,
as well as instructions and their underlying principles. Perform arithmetic operations
quickly and accurately, and possess eye-hand motor coordination.

Temperaments: Must have the ability to accept responsibility, perform duties under
stress, adapt to situations requiring preciseness, and adapt to changing duties and
responsibilities. Must be able to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of
feelings, ideas, or facts; be able to influence people in the opinions, attitudes, or
judgments; and be able to generalize, evaluate, make decisions, and perform repetitive

Education Requirements:
· High School Diploma or GED
· 5 years of experience as a Maintenance Mechanic in chemical or related

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with
a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an
application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing
to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work
performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment
agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any
employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment
agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form
and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will
be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a
candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other



Work Schedule

Set Hours


Full time


Medical and Retirement benefits available first day of employment

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location


Application Process

Please visit the careers page on www.hexion.com

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