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Maintenance Mechanic Intern

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Maintenance Mechanic Intern 

Channahon, Illinois, United States

INEOS Styrolution America LLC 

Our Company: INEOS Styrolution is a leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene standard and styrenic specialties. Offering excellent production facilities, cutting-edge R&D centers, international reach, and over 90 years' experience pioneering real change through sustainable solutions, all while makeing the circular economy for styrenics a reality.

  • 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: 4 billion EUR in 2020

Safety, remains and always will be our number one priority at INEOS.  Our US locations are following the INEOS Covid protocols for new hires as a condition of employment:

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated prior to start date and,
  • Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date and must be fully vaccinated prior to commencement of employment

The Position: Maintenance Mechanic Intern - This function exists to provide “workforce readiness” opportunities for college students in the surrounding communities to gain hands on knowledge and skills in Industrial Maintenance. This internship is an opportunity to integrate the knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skill development in a professional setting.  Working with experienced employees, interns will be involved in projects and perform meaningful work. Internships do not guarantee employment but may provide a job opportunity in the future.  This internship is available for a minimum of 12-24 months.

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities: 

  • Mechanical: Will acquire or demonstrate the ability to repair and maintain industrial machinery and equipment such as pumps, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machinery, refinery and pipeline distribution systems, compressors, engine overhauls, refrigeration, insulation, pipefitting, welding and cutting.
  • 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.
  • Will be trained and certified to run the man lift and fork truck operations

Physical Requirements: 

  • 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, United States, only one hour from Chicago, Illinois.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salaries & performance-related pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, life and accidental death insurance plans
  • 401K with company match + contributions
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

  • We provide equal employement opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, maritial status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 
  • We are committed to the safety and personal wellness of all our employees
  • We recognize success and reward achievements
  • We support employees who are passionate about success and motivated.
  • We offer a positive learning environment and encourage the sharing of best practices
  • We produce materials that are necessary for our daily lives
  • We contribute to the communities in which we operate and donate to organizations our employees care about 
  • We foster teamwork and safe, positive working environments

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

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team

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