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Maintenance Instrument & Electrical Apprentice

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Maintenance Instrument & Electrical Apprentice

Channahon, Illinois, United States

INEOS Styrolution America LLC

Our Company: 

  • The global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties

  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide

  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries

  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries

  • Sales: 6 billion EUR in 2021

The Position: Maintenance Instrument & Electrical Apprentice -This function exists to provide “workforce readiness” opportunities for those in the surrounding communities to gain hands on knowledge and skills in Industrial Maintenance. This apprenticeship is an opportunity to integrate their knowledge and theory with practical application and skill development in a professional setting.  Working with experienced employees, apprentices will be involved in the day to day plant maintenance activities and perform meaningful work. Apprenticeships do not guarantee employment but may provide a job opportunity in the future.  This internship is available for a minimum of 12-24 months.

What you will do: 

  • Will acquire or demonstrate the ability to perform basic instrument calibration on temperature, level, pressure and flow device, motor testing, wiring, read and understand P&ID’s, refrigeration, control valve adjustments and position calibrations. 

  • Exposure to ISO procedures, Process Safety Management and failure cause and analysis.

  • Gain knowledge on compliance with all applicable site safety, environmental and industrial hygiene standards and practices.

  • Training will be provided for certification on man lift and fork truck operations.

What you will bring: 

  • Natural mechanical abilities are helpful, along with basic knowledge of tools.

  • Complete and pass a criminal background check, physical and drug screen.

  • Strong work ethic, attitude and safety-consciousness required.

  • Must have strong communication skills, proficient knowledge of computers, including email and Microsoft Office software

  • Must be dependable, enthusiastic and have the ability to work in a highly functional team environment.

  • Apprentices will be given time during the week to attend their classes and provide flexible work schedules.

Physical demands:

  • Continuous standing above 7 hours, making decisions, adapt to changes in the workplace, use of memory, concentration and memory. 

  • Frequent walking, sitting, lifting up to 10 lbs., pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, climbing, twisting/turning, reaching above shoulder level, grasping/manipulation of both hands, exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, social interaction and working alone.

  • Occasional lifting up to 11-50lbs, carrying up to 50 lbs., viewing a computer monitor, kneeling, crawling, balancing, operating machinery, wearing respiratory equipment and exposure to dust/fumes, chemicals/solvents, allergic agents, enclosed spaces, wet conditions, reduced light levels, electrical sources, may work alone or in confined spaces.  

  • Medical clearance needed to wear a half-face respirator.

The Location: This opportunity is located in Channahon, Illinois, only one hour from Chicago, Illinois.

What we offer to you: 

  • Competitive salaries and performance-related pay
  • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
  • Retirement savings with company match + contributions
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

It does not matter where you come from, who you are or how you see yourself. We have an inclusive approach that is open and transparent and welcomes talent first and foremost. At INEOS, we believe a diverse business provides the right platform for open and innovative thinking, and that’s where the best ideas come from. We are an equal opportunity employer and champion diversity.

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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