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Maintenance Mechanic

Date:  Mar 20, 2024

Springfield, OR, 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


Position will support day to day operations through the execution of maintenance activities across the Springfield plant.  This includes completing assigned work orders and supporting production equipment reliability to minimize production downtime.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in efficient and reliable operation of the Maintenance department.
  • Work independently with little supervision or assistance.
  • Perform work orders and inspections as defined in the preventative maintenance (PM) programs and keep up to date records of these activities in PM database.
  • Perform PMs as scheduled, including laser alignment, leveling, and squaring of pumps and replacing broken components.
  • Assist in the inventory of essential maintenance materials and critical equipment spare parts.  
  • Utilize Production Management System to update work order status.    
  • Perform mechanical equipment installations in the field.      
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems, determine maintenance solutions, and execute.       
  • Proactively identify and report maintenance needs for facility improvement.
  • Share equally in off shift call out coverage for maintenance department based on pre-determined schedule.
  • Work with contractors as needed during maintenance activities.
  • Other duties as required by Lead Technician.


  • Operate with a strong personal safety mindset – stops unsafe activities and will adjust work to limit exposures when they become present.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality and focus on the customer.
  • Communication – utilizes written, verbal and/or electronic communication to keep up to date on activities within the site. Communicates directly, honestly, respectfully and in a timely manner. Uses communication skills that enhance teamwork (listens first).
  • Competent with performing millwright and minor pipefitting and welding jobs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years in a manufacturing environment.  
  • Familiarity and experience working on equipment used in the process industries i.e. Pumps, valves, tanks, compressors, generators, boilers, chillers, scrubbers, etc.
  • Process Safety Management related experience. 
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience around LOTO, confined space entry, hot work, high work, etc. 
  • Physically capable of working from heights, walking upstairs, bending, ability to lift 55 pounds, climbing, etc. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality and focus on the customer.
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office, SAP or equivalent


Education Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent is required. Associate degree/vocational certification in mechanics or another related field preferred.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of maintenance experience in the chemical process industries. 
  • Prior experience as a millwright or Oregon State Millwright card 
  • Electrician combination



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 for 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: Eugene

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