Industrial Machinery Mechanic

ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals Inc
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 an Industrial Machinery Mechanic to join our Specialty Ingredients business at our Freetown, MA location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Manufacturing function. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Participates in all Safety activities as defined by the Site Zero Incident Culture.
Predictive and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment: including lubrication, alignment, and vibration analysis.
Mechanical repairs: including agitator removal, gear drive repairs, pump rebuilds, seal changes and glass lined vessel repairs.
Equipment troubleshooting, failure analysis, plan and layout sequence of equipment assembly.
Assist purchasing: Consult with suppliers to determine applicability of new designs and materials and order repair parts where applicable.
Verify environmental compliance: including inspecting and emptying tank farm berms as necessary.
Cross-function with other trades as well as engineering personnel where applicable.
Other duties as required
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Some technical education (degree, trade school, or military experience) or previous related 0n-the-job training is preferred.
Associate in engineering a plus
Eight to ten years' experience of equipment installation, service and repair in a chemical processing or industrial environment. Maintenance of mechanical systems such as air compressors, pumps, air handling units, HVAC, fans, blowers, chillers, seals, heat exchangers, and various water systems.
Working knowledge of Maximo, MS Products, and AutoCAD preferred.
Knowledge of pumps, compressors, agitators, drives and glass lined equipment is a requirement.
Knowledge of mechanical seals and packing is a requirement.
Capable of wearing a respirator and to perform confined space entries is required.
Must have a valid driver's license and be capable of operating a fork truck. Training will be provided.
Understanding of Maintenance Managements Systems, Maximo CMMS is preferred.
Ability to communicate well with coworkers, Engineering, EHS, and Production.
Mechanical aptitude, resourcefulness and creativity
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
Ability to troubleshoot equipment, recommend and perform equipment repairs
Ability to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to read and understand blueprints.
Training on chemical and equipment hazards is preferred
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 www.ashland.com 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.

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