SABIC Maintenance Mechanic - Columbus, IN in Columbus, Indiana

Position Title Maintenance Mechanic - Columbus, IN

Auto Req ID 8843BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Maintenance

Job Purpose & Responsibilities This position is a multi-craft mechanic responsible for the repair and maintenance of all equipment that supports manufacturing activity necessary for thermoplastic compounding at SABICs Columbus, IN plant. The mechanic also supports equipment that relates to the operation of the site, including: working on capital projects, working on installation of controls, as well as, troubleshooting control systems for plant processes and structural fabrication of parts that are of a noncritical nature.This position is also responsible for routine floor service calls, responding to equipment breakdowns, completion of planned and emergency work and carrying out the plant's preventative maintenance program. All functions should be performed with excellent safety practices and proper use of protective equipment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Utilize Maintenance Management System to respond to plant issues with little direction from supervision.

-Adapt to changing technology as plant processes become more automated and networked.

-Interface with vendors and use technical manuals and search engines to resolve equipment issues and obtain parts information.

  • Perform basic equipment rebuilds including: bearing replacements, drive chains, belts and sprockets, precision part assemblies, motor/gearbox alignment and gear replacements

  • Perform plumbing work such as silver-solder, tin solder, and thread and layout schedule 40 and 80 black pipe.

  • Proficient in welding, including arc-welding, using Oxyacetylene (brazing and cutting).

  • Perform electrical work such as troubleshooting 120 volt relay logic, dealing with basic electronic problems relating to DC and AC drives and K-tron feed systems, and use a lap top to troubleshoot PLC software problem.

Section III. Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School education

  • Good communication skills.

  • Sound decision making skills

  • Good customer focus

  • Solid knowledge of EHSS processes and practices

  • Good computer skills a must, with familiarity of Windows operating system.

  • Excellent troubleshooting techniques

  • Excellent electronics skills

  • Proficient in interpreting electrical prints and PLC logic

The individual needs to be flexible with good interpersonal skills, be dedicated to efficiency, and able to readily accept change. This position requires a self-motivated person that is able to perform at a technical level with minimal supervision. The normal work hours for this position are 7 PM 7:30 AM. Overtime may be required at times.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of thermoplastic compounding

  • Vocational School and/or and Associates degree in a related field, preferred.

Requirements Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Country United States of America

City Columbus

State/Province Indiana (IN)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, SABIC will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on an applicants race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information or other category protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.