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Maintenance Technician

Date:  Jan 31, 2024
Location: 

Geismar, LA, US

Company Overview

 

Grounded by a history that is deeply rooted in innovation, Hexion is a global employer committed to building and protecting the future by producing innovative performance materials.  Our materials are the building blocks for critical industries, including construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, and infrastructure protection. Everywhere you look, you will find our materials and people at work to help customers make products that are stronger, safer, and cleaner. When you work for Hexion, you’ll join a team that is committed to operating safely and with integrity to build a more sustainable future for all, our associates, our customers, and the communities where we live and work. 

What We Offer

At Hexion, we prioritize providing progressive, inclusive, and competitive benefits that acknowledge the valuable contributions made by our associates while enhancing their overall well-being and promoting a healthy work-life balance. 

 

  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental and Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start
  • 401k Match 
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time
     

Our commitment to investing in our employees goes beyond these exceptional benefits, as we also offer continuous training and certification opportunities that enable you to advance your career with Hexion. 

Position Overview

 

Participate in daily maintenance activities such as repairs, preventive maintenance, replacements and upgrades of equipment and the plant.
 

Job Responsibilities

 
  • Provide mechanical support for process equipment and facilities at the Geismar, La. site.  
  • Perform job tasks safely as instructed by supervisor.  
  • Participate in daily maintenance activities such as repairs, preventive maintenance, replacements and upgrades of equipment and the plant  
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret equipment drawings, P&IDs, schematics and repair and installation manuals.
  •  Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs .  
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment .  
  • Use hand tools, power tools, welder, cutting torches to accomplish construction and repair projects .

Minimum Qualifications

 
  • Three to five years of maintenance experience in chemical or related industry.
  • Certified Millwright
  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team is a must.
  • Must be available for on-call work, including weekends and holidays.
  • Physical: Walking, sitting, climbing, talking, hearing and seeing.  Lift 50-55 pounds, medically qualified to wear respirator.  
  • 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 work.

Education

High School Diploma
GED

Other

 

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 , submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies

 

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 means.


Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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