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Mechanical Core Technician

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 role purpose:

The post holder is responsible for providing mechanical maintenance cover for Runcorn Site Services.

Key accountabilities & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for their technical correctness and ensuring engineering standards as set by the Engineer are met.
  • Carry out maintenance work, typically of a short-term breakdown nature, from diagnosis of the problem to complete execution of the work.
  • Work with teams of tradesmen (INOVYN or contractor) during planned or breakdown work.
  • Understand, promote and adhere to the Life Saving Rules across Runcorn Site.

Key skills & experience required:

  • Time served mechanical recognised apprenticeship, with NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  • Strong SHE and personal standards with a commitment to Brother's Keeper and leading by example in this area.
  • Able to work under pressure and with regards to standards and safety.
  • Able to identify, analyse and drive work until completion with the ability to read ELDs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of maintenance activities in core discipline.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant engineering maintenance standards in core discipline.
  • A strong knowledge of plant equipment, high regard for standards and processes to ensure excellent SHE, reliability, cost and improvement performance.
  • A structured and well-organised approach to work.
  • Committed to a performance-driven culture and continuous improvement mindset.
  • Proven problem-solving skillset.
  • A strong team player with a flexible approach to work patterns and skills.

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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