Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Nov 25, 2023

Location: Owensboro, KY, US, 42303

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

•    Open and close top and bottom manways on all applicable vessels - Reactors and tanks require manways open for inspection and cleaning.  Bottom manways may require controlled release downward and heavy lifting to close. 
•    Piping installation and replacement – Repair/replace piping and valves throughout plant site.  Piping varies in size and schedule from .5 inch to 12 inch in carbon and stainless, schedule 5 through schedule 80.  Pipe is mostly overhead and can be screwed, flanged, or welded.  Requires overhead lifting and tightening/loosening of pipe threads or flange bolts.
•    Welding/Fabrication – Projects requiring welding and fabrication of metal pipe and securing means.  Cutting and welding of trench and floor grating.  Welding repairs on plant equipment.  
•    Vessels –  Perform needed repairs.  Confined space entry into various vessels. Equipment Maintenance & Repairs – Assembly, disassembly, and repairs of pumps, agitators, gearboxes and seals require some climbing onto vessels and lifting of replacement parts.
•    Hydroblaster – Use tools to complete needed repairs of high pressure pump.  Use chain hoist and/or lever hoists to install blaster unit.  
•    Forklift Operation – Obtain certification/license to mount, dismount and operate powered forklift.
•    Clean-up Activities – Janitorial tasks for maintenance areas including trash removal, sweeping, picking up after repair job is completed.
•    Full-face respirator is required for portions of this job. OSHA mandated fit test and medical clearance by a licensed health care professional is required. 

•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
•    Basic computer skills
•    Ability to work alone on a rotating shift

•    Previous experience in chemical manufacturing
•    Welding experience
•    Previous experience with hazardous materials
•    Previous experience with Maintelligence or other Maintenance Management System

•    Ability to use multiple hand tools to perform repairs
•    Basic computer skills
•    Ability to read CAD drawings

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