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Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder works within our Mechanical Maintenance Team to provide maintenance, repair, testing, modification and installation of all mechanical equipment within the PVC manufacturing operations.  

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Maintain a continuous high level of availability of plant and equipment required to satisfy production needs.
  • Provide first line mechanical support, performing a wide range of maintenance activities, including routine preventative maintenance.
  • Diagnose causes of malfunction, effect repairs and return to service a wide range of mechanical equipment including heavy industrial pumps, compressors, gearboxes, fans, valves, agitators and basic pipework systems.
  • Perform workshop repairs and overhauls of items.
  • Make mechanical plant modifications.

Key skills & experience:

  • High level of commitment to safety, health and the environment and effective work performance.
  • Mechanical apprenticeship or equivalent, preferably with several years post apprenticeship experience in a similar role.
  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a mechanical maintenance discipline.
  • Experienced working in high hazard environments (COMAH).
  • Fully conversant with change management processes and able to read drawings and provide relevant documentation.
  • An understanding of the various PVC production processes is preferable.
  • Experience of working in and maintaining process plant and equipment; experience in service and repair of diesel-driven pumps and generators desirable.
  • High standards of work and attention to detail; good thinking and diagnostic skills.
  • Team player with a flexible approach to work.  Able to work alone using own initiative and take the lead where required.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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