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Maintenance Mechanic

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants on the south shore of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 50 years of manufacturing excellence.

NATURE OF DUTIES: As a Maintenance Mechanic at INEOS Pigments, you will be responsible for the maintenance, service, and repair of manufacturing equipment in a twenty-four hour/ seven day continuously operated facility. This an hourly position 7:00 AM till 3:30 PM Monday through Friday but may entail an eight hour rotating shift working in-doors and out-doors. It is classified as a Safety Critical Role. Safely and efficiently maintain/repair manufacturing and utilities equipment in accordance with company policies and procedures. The base rate of pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $33.04 per hour.

•Monitor and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment and process. Report deviations, equipment failures, and hazards; and assist in plant investigations and problem resolutions.

•Able to use company computer systems to obtain spare parts for equipment repairs, and complete any documentation / reports as required.

•Participate and successfully complete training and development activities. Provide on–the–job training and mentoring for other maintenance personnel as required.

•Participate in team projects. Identify and share continuous improvement ideas to enhance equipment reliability, safety, and process improvements and cost reduction.

•Maintain a high standard of housekeeping, display safe working practices in all duties and identify, correct and report hazardous situations.

•Establish and share maintenance best practices.

•Ensure adherence to the INEOS Pigments Process and Behavioral Safety Principles and Life Saving Rules.

•Complete reports and documentation accurately as required.

•Review, comprehend and follow all Departmental rules, policies, and guidelines.​​​​​​​

•Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Must adhere to the INEOS Pigments Process Safety & Behavioral Principles and Life Saving Rules.​​​​​​​


•Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required.

•5 years of plant manufacturing maintenance experience required, preferably in a chemical plant environment.

•Experience maintaining pneumatic and hydraulic systems, tube bending and make-up, pipe fitting practices, flange make-up and torque techniques.

•Experience rebuilding and troubleshooting various pumps–types, packing, seals/mechanical seals and bearings.

•Experience with lubrication, principles, characteristics, additives, and handling, bearings, installation, inspection.

•Valve Repair – gate, globe, butterfly, ball, check and relief.

•Mechanical Aptitude – use of precision measurement tools and assembly techniques.

•General plant safety awareness. OSHA 30 hr. general industry safety certificate preferred.

•Functionality with various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and SAP

Overtime and/or shift work when scheduled will be required. Will be required to maintain safety and housekeeping in the areas, follow plant procedures, and perform other duties as required or assigned. This is a safety critical role.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

Important Note: INEOS Pigments is requiring individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to employment, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission and approval of an exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

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