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Mechanical Technician 1 1

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 job purpose:

The post holder is responsible for delivering safe and timely planned and reactive maintenance activities on equipment and machinery across a salt manufacturing operation.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Maintain a high awareness of SHE, food safety and customer impact and ensure manufacturing capability delivers against customer expectations.
  • Deliver first-line local technical expertise in maintenance best practices and provide mechanical fitting support.
  • Complete preventive maintenance routines and attend to plant issues, providing timely and accurate feedback on the status of critical tasks.
  • Provide technical problem-solving and maintain high engineering quality standards in line with Company requirements
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of work scopes for equipment during planned shutdowns; take a lead role in coordinating small teams of tradespersons during shutdowns.

Key skills & experience:

  • Recognised time-served apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a mechanical technician role.
  • Concern for standards and results orientation.
  • Motivated and self-managing; able to take the lead and work independently or work within a team as required.
  • Able to work flexibly, e.g. extended hours on shutdowns or critical maintenance activities.
  • Competent in methods of laser alignment for installation of pumps/motors.
  • Maintenance and fault finding experience with an emphasis on mechanical equipment including pumps; centrifuges; conveying systems (belts, screws, drag-links and elevators); rotating equipment; packing machinery (palletisers, shrink/stretch wrapping machinery).
  • Ability to interpret OEM manuals and equipment drawings.
  • FLT certification, MEWP (IPAF) certification and experience operating overhead travelling cranes are desirable, but not essential.

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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