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Machinist Maintenance Supervisor


INEOS Aromatics

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

INEOS Aromatics

From soft drink bottles to packaging trays, from clothing to carpet, INEOS Aromatics makes the chemicals used to produce many of the things we use in our daily lives.

Our main products include paraxylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA). PTA is a raw material used in the manufacture of polyesters used to make fibers, textiles, film, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. PX is a feedstock for PTA production. We also produce meta xylene, a feedstock for PX production.  

We are comprised of a diverse team of engineers, scientists and business professionals dedicated to discovering practices to confront some of the world’s biggest issues. We are looking for people who can contribute to our passion for reinvention, have a collaborative spirit and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.

We care about how we deliver these essential products to the world. Above everything, the safety, reliability, and excellence in our operations is fundamental to our success.

Our sites and offices can be found around the world, in the United States, United Kingdom, China, Belgium, Indonesia and Taiwan.

In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K match (up to 9%), STD/LTD, paid dependent care days, Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment, paid holidays, and paid vacation.

Job Title:

Machinist Maintenance Supervisor


The maintenance supervisor is responsible for leading his/her craft team in safe execution of maintenance work and major maintenance projects. He/she ensures that the craftsmen execute their work in a safe and productive manor.


This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. The incumbent also interacts with the onsite Planners, Operations Maintenance Coordinator, Scheduler, Engineers and Asset Managers.


The Maintenance Supervisor is accountable for building a strong, diverse team of craft technicians and continuously seeks to develop their capabilities to execute maintenance work safely and efficiently. This will ensure the protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees and the community in which we operate.


  • Coordinate assigned craft technicians work during normal hours.
  • Coordinate all emergency/off-hours craftsmen work that requires troubleshooting, scope definition, parts acquisition and coordination between crafts and contractors that impacts unit operations.
  • Support all off hour request as required and approved by Management
  • Ensure that all work executed complies with TCC maintenance work process procedures and all applicable INEOS procedures and policies.
  • Drive continuous improvements in work processes, tools, equipment, and services which support site goals.
  • Promote high work standards and craftsmanship from all craft disciplines.
  • Champion the development of assigned craft Lead Technicians.
  • Perform annual evaluations and competency assessments for the assigned craft technicians, including LT’s.
  • Identify competency gaps and develop plans to close competency gaps within the assigned craft technician groups.
  • Verify that all required craftsmen training is included in weekly schedules and completed on time.
  • Track equipment repair progress to ensure plant reliability and capability meet site performance metrics.
  • Ensure that all PM’s and Inspections are completed before target dates.   Review/audit and approve all craftsman “As found/ As left equipment condition documentation.
  • Evaluate and assure material requisitions, work plans, and schedules are being utilized. Follow site Delegation of Authority (DOA) guidelines for purchase of material, equipment, or services.
  • Provide accurate monthly accruals for contractor services.
  • Ensure equipment and maintenance histories are maintained.
  • Continually look for opportunities to improve plant reliability and to reduce fixed cost.
  • Manage cost and overtime expenses of craftsmen or equipment.
  • Ensure time worked (including overtime) is charged and documented accurately on a daily basis for craftsmen. 
  • Ensure reporting of exception time (sick, vacation, funeral, jury duty, overtime etc.) to Maintenance Administrative Assistant weekly.
  • Ensure review and reporting of OT meals to Maintenance Administrative Assistant
  • Ensure service reports are turned in to Maintenance Administrative Assistant.
  • Manage the cost and maintenance of tools, PPE, shop equipment repairs, and miscellaneous supplies for assigned craft technicians.
  • Support TAR preparation and execution of the work performed by the assigned craft group.
  • Support reliability engineering with recommended changes to the frequency of PM’s.
  • Support incident investigations across site as necessary.
  • Support site safety programs.
  • Support special projects assigned by Maintenance Manager.
  • Understand how the work of the Maintenance Team affects the environment. Set performance objectives and provide leadership for their area to minimize impact on the environment.  Communicate the importance of these issues to their team. Support the site Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Compliance with and promotion of different behavioral and process safety initiatives and measures – supporting 20 INEOS SHE Principles, IGGN’s, SHE KPI’s, risk assessments, etc.  These initiatives are reviewed on yearly appraisals.


High School Diploma or equivalent required

College Degree preferred


  • 10+ years of maintenance experience as a craft technician in a plant environment.
  • Good working knowledge of equipment in craft.
  • Very knowledgeable of SHE procedures related to the execution of maintenance work.
  • Supervisory experience a plus

Legal Disclaimer:

 If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. 

INEOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.