Maintenance Electrician

Evonik Mapleton , IL 61547

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Maintenance Electrician

Location: United States : Mapleton, IL

Function: Overall Supporting Function

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Household Care

What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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This position is responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and repair of plant and process equipment, preventive and predictive maintenance duties, knowing and understanding established procedures and practices at the facility and improving the equipment uptime and reliability.


  • Environmental, Health, Safety, Quality (EHSQ) Compliance.

  • Analyzes mechanical, electrical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans and performs appropriate repairs and adjustments.

  • Performs routine preventive or predictive maintenance tasks.

  • Test process equipment after repairs to verify equipment performance.

  • Ability to use and maintain tools required to perform assigned equipment repairs, including power tools, cutting tools, welders, measurement tools, rigging, shop equipment, electrical measuring devices, laser alignment, etc.

  • Reads, understands and interprets equipment files, work orders, OEM manuals, blueprints, troubleshooting guides, parts lists, repair instructions, etc.

  • Communicates and interfaces with equipment vendors and suppliers.

  • Identifies and secures required parts from the storeroom or notifies management if not available.

  • Proper completion of all required documentation including storeroom withdrawals, work orders, time distribution cards, pre-safety checklist, safety permits, drawings updates, etc.

  • Effectively communicates with production personnel and maintenance supervision regarding equipment availability and repairs.

  • Notifies maintenance supervision of recurring equipment malfunctions and repair recommendations.

  • Instructs and trains other maintenance employees or maintenance helpers.

  • Performs incidental lubrication tasks to complete equipment repairs.

  • Areas of housekeeping and sanitation responsibility

  • Areas surrounding the repair work and after the completion of the repair task.

  • Maintenance shop including safety equipment.

  • Maintenance carts, scooters, shuttle lift, man lifts, etc.

  • Parts storage areas.

  • Proper relief and appropriate communication between shifts.

  • Efficient management of time and resources to meet maintenance schedules and daily goals.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned by management.

  • Accepts responsibility for his or her own safety and health. Performs assigned duties in a manner that is safe and protective of the environment. Follows operating procedures to ensure a safe and environmentally protective workplace. Observes and reports all incidents and unsafe conditions. Takes an active interest in improving safety and environmental protection.


Working Conditions/Physical Effort

  • Physical mobility and agility required, for example climbing ladders and stairs, working off scaffolding, prolonged stooping, stretching, and bending and confined space entry.

  • Requires frequent working outdoors with exposure to weather and temperature extremes

  • Requires working in a rotating shift environment including weekends and holidays.

  • Requires adequate physical strength to perform the essential job tasks (for example, ability to lift 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance).

  • Exposure to prolonged physical activity (for example, moving heavy equipment).

  • Sensory faculties needed to safely perform the job duties that allow a person to react to potential or immediate hazardous conditions and to take appropriate action.

  • Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as respiratory protection, safety harness, and full protection suit as well as common protective or safety equipment including.


  • High-school education or equivalent.

  • Minimum of five years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment and/or the equivalent combination of vocational training and experience.

  • Satisfactory completion of the Mapleton maintenance training program including skill testing.

  • Basic understanding of process equipment.

  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot a distributed process control system and associated hardware components.

  • Ability to understand and operate a personal computer and associated software systems.

  • Ability to manage time and determine priorities in order to meet daily maintenance and production goals.

  • Ability to understand and carry out routine verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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