Maintenance Mechanic B at BYK USA, Inc. in Wallingford, Connecticut

Posted in Other 14 days ago.





Job Description:

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of more than 2.2 billion euros, we are one of the world's most innovative, fastest-growing, and most protable chemical companies. We currently employ about 6,500 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments. Around the world, the additives of BYK ensure that coatings and plastics obtain precisely the desired properties and the correct quality.



Maintenance Mechanic B



Your task structure



Summary:


Performs general mechanical, electrical, and maintenance duties in the plant, warehouse, and office facilities.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Follows emergency response procedures

  • Responsible for environmental compliance (i.e., spill reporting, hazardous waste inspection)

  • Performs other duties as required by supervisor

  • Must be available to perform emergency repairs when required

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Perform wintertime snow removal duties

  • Maintain the facility to a high standard with regard to safety and appearance

Essential Functions:


  • Good mechanical abilities and aptitude

  • Must be available to perform emergency repairs when required and respond to call-ins

  • Employee will be required to lift 75# ladders and carry them at least 40 feet (frequently)

  • Employee will be required to lift 100# from floor to 4 inches to move charge pumps onto a pallet (occasionally)

  • Employee will be required to lift 75# between floor and shoulder heights to perform various tasks requiring maintenance, including pipe fitting

  • Employee will be required to perform the following tasks frequently: overhead reaching, bending, squatting, stair climbing, ladder climbing, crawling, kneeling, and, stooping

  • Employee will be required to perform fine motor activities including nut/bolt manipulation, using a screwdriver, and wiring

  • Employee will be required to work in confined spaces

  • Provides leadership for establishing and maintaining a safe work environment. Proactively addresses and corrects all unsafe behaviors and conditions

  • Must remain clean shaven and be capable of wearing SCBA and other types of respirators



Your recipe for success



Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma

  • 3+ years of maintenance experience

  • Proficient in all types of welding

  • Pipe fitting skills- measurement, layout, fabrication, installation

  • Basic trade skills, i.e., carpentry, masonry

  • Working knowledge of pumps, compressors, and steam boilers

  • Working knowledge of electrical equipment and circuitry

Knowledge and Skills:


  • Able to maintain records of repairs and modifications of facilities through work order software

  • Must be aware of hazardous waste requirements

  • Must successfully complete appropriate D.O.T. Hazmat training

  • Participates in emergency response as defined in the program and training capability

  • Must successfully complete RCRA training according to job function and the regulations.

  • Working knowledge of pumps, compressors, and steam boilers

  • Working knowledge of electrical equipment and circuitry

  • Good mechanical abilities and aptitude

  • Trained to understand concepts and requirements of Process Safety Management and how the program is relevant to the BYK plant

  • Maintain, trouble-shoot and repair pumps, motors, agitators, boilers and other equipment

  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Performs minor electrical repairs

  • Maintains physical condition of equipment and buildings

  • Repairs, fabricates, and installs non-code piping systems

  • Pipe fitting skills - measurement, layout, fabrication, installation

  • Basic trade skills, i.e., carpentry, masonry

  • Ability to determine the movement of heavy equipment components

  • Able to operate snow removal equipment



Your spectrum of advantages


In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction.


We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket www.altana.jobs or to: hr.byk.usa@altana.com



ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a
qualified individual with disability.




Job number:


US00415




Legal entity: BYK USA Inc.



Location: Wallingford, CT



Area of operations:


Produktion / Fertigung














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