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Maintenance Mechanic

Job ID 9825 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. The Industrial function’s role is to help the Solvay Group in safety iniatitives and support the group's transformation in operational excellence.

As a part of Solvay’s Special Chem Global Business Unit (GBU), the Cincinnati Site produces world-class materials for the automotive industry. Products manufactured at the plant help reduce the automobile’s weight, increase fuel efficiency, and decrease emissions.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:


  • Preforms a wide variety of duties as required in the maintenance, repair and installation of plant equipment and buildings in a chemical manufacturing plant. 
  • Expected to diagnose problems, plan and perform necessary repairs with minimum supervision.
  • Work closely with engineering and operations to improve reliability plant wide
  • Responsible for maintaining safety culture to produce an accident free through established safety programs and practices.
  • Preforms work order repairs, inspections and adjustments as scheduled.
  • Safe use of power and hand tools.
  • PLC knowledge – installation, programming, and trouble-shooting
  • Background in digital control systems, including field termination, analog/digital signal trouble-shooting, 
  • Installation and programming of Variable Frequency Drives
  • Wiring of motors and HP load controllers, for 120VAC and 480VAC
  • Calibration and trouble-shooting of dp transmitters, flow meters, pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, level transmitters, etc.
  • Installation and testing of pressure switches, temperature switches
  • Knowledge of grounding systems and power grids
  • Interlock testing and setup
  • Instrument to Pneumatic signal conversion 
  • Potential for loop tuning, but not mandatory

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent required; ISA certification is desirable.

  • 7-10 years of maintenance experience with a thorough knowledge of instrumentation and electrical installation, trouble-shooting, and diagnostics.
  • Broad range of experience in electrical controls, PLCs, variable frequency drives, electrical distribution, etc.
  • Experience with instrumentation for slurry, abrasive applications and dry powder transfer a plus.
Qualification will be verified via testing and evaluation.

  • PLC knowledge – installation, programming, and trouble-shooting
  • Background in digital control systems, including field termination, analog/digital signal trouble-shooting.

Additional Information
Starting pay for this position is $30.27 with increase reviews based on skills and experience up to  $36.51.  
This is a union negotiated position. 


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