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Process Mechanic (General Mechanic)

Company: Chemours
Location: Louisville
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Process Mechanic to join our growing Maintenance & Reliability team! This position will report directly to a Maintenance Supervisor at our Louisville, KY location.

The Louisville Works Plant Process Mechanic accomplishes, with a minimum of supervision, a wide variety of maintenance assignments. The employee must be able to work overtime, ascend and descend multiple flights of stairs, wear industrial safety equipment; hard hat, gloves, hearing protection, steel toed shoes, safety glasses, goggles, respirators, chemical suit, lift 50 lbs., stand on his/her feet for extended periods of time, and be physically flexible including bending, rotating, kneeling.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Safely maintain all plant equipment, such as valves, pumps, agitators, fans, conveyors, pipework etc. per oral and written instructions
  • Assist in the implementation and improvement of effective preventive maintenance programs for all equipment, performing scheduled maintenance on facilities and production equipment as required
  • Interpret single line diagrams, piping schematics, and mechanical drawings
  • Troubleshoot and dismantle defective machines/equipment and install new or repaired equipment or parts
  • Clean and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery
  • Safely perform work outdoors during all types of weather conditions
  • Model appropriate behavior for: Environment, Health & Safety, Project Safety Management, Ethics and Core Values
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including an on-call schedule, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • Must have demonstrated human relations ability to show teamwork and resolving problems together; ability to develop effective working relationships with outside vendors, contractors, and customers, as well as internal personnel
  • Enter information in SAP to manage and complete Maintenance Work Orders
  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned areas

    The following is required for this role:
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the field of Industrial Mechanical Maintenance and/or Millwright, Pipefitter, Boilermaker experience
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Valid driver's license
    • Must pass basic proficiency exam, physical abilities test, drug screen, background check, and physical
    • Demonstrated competency in teamwork, analysis and judgment, innovation, prioritization and embracing change
    • Ability to work day work or 12-hour rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays; and ability to work overtime as required
    • Computer skills (Microsoft Office applications-Word, Excel, etc.)
    • Ability to maintain a respectful work environment
    • Strong communication skills

      Additional information:
      • Applicant must successfully complete a validated aptitude test used in our hiring process and a skills assessment during the interview process.
      • This is a tobacco free site

        The following is preferred for this role:
        • Associate Degree, Journeyman's License, NCCER certification, certified welder or successfully completed vocational-tech program directly related to Mechanical Maintenance and Installation. Adequate relevant field experience may be considered.
        • Additional skills in the areas of HVAC, Civil Excavation, Machining, Welding, Pump rebuilds (centrifugal, canned, positive displacement, diaphragm), Lined pipe fabrication (PTFE, PFA)
        • Refinery/chemical plant or petrochemical experience
        • HAZMAT, Fire Brigade, and/or Emergency Responder training


          Competitive Compensation

          Comprehensive Benefits Packages

          401(k) Match

          Employee Stock Purchase Program

          Tuition Reimbursement

          Commuter Benefits

          Learning and Development Opportunities

          Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

          Company-paid Volunteer Days

          We're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .

          Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours.com/careers.

          Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

          Chemours is an E-Verify employer

          Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

          Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

          At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry".

Keywords: Chemours, Owensboro , Process Mechanic (General Mechanic), Engineering , Louisville, Kentucky

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