Maintenance Engineer

Full-time, Surface Chemistry

Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.  https://www.nouryon.com/




Nouryon Surface Chemistry - has an outstanding opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer.
 

The Morris site primarily produces Fatty Amines which are used in many industries.  Uses for the nitrogen derivatives include fabric softeners, oil field chemicals, asphalt emulsifiers, petroleum additives, mining and others.
 
This position is to support Fatty Amines production by providing maintenance support through engineering changes and reliability engineering. 
 
Specific Tasks:
- Recommend and implement changes to mechanical equipment to improve operability, reduce downtime and increase throughput.

- Help develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance activities.
- Develop equipment specifications.
- Develop projects to upgrade existing equipment and processes, and justify expenditures to the plant and group management. 
- Typical maintenance work would be investigating equipment failures, sizing pumps, upgrading equipment, increasing equipment reliability and installing new equipment.
- Develop Management of Change (MOC) documents as needed to support modification of equipment.
- Understand and help implement the site’s Operating Policy, and HSSE goals and objectives.

- Support and participate in on-going HSSE improvement activities and committees.
- Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs.
- Other duties and assignments as directed by manager. 

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Job Requirements

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- B.S.  degree in Engineering, preferred Mechanical or Technology
- 3-5 years of engineering experience in a chemical plant environment 
- Able to read, write and communicate in English
- Abe to wear respirator if needed
- Must be able to work in plant environment
- Must be able to wear safety shoes and hard hat
- Experience in instrument and electrical area will be a plus


Employment at Nouryon is contingent upon the successful completion of both a pre employment background check and a drug screening.  In some case, pre-employment physicals may also be required
 
All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US
 
Nouryon is an E-Verify Employer 
 
Nouryon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans (M/F/D/V)
 
 
 
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Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
19000046
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Illinois
Site
Morris
Business unit
Surface Chemistry
Job characteristics
Job family
Engineering
Hierarchy level
Management
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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