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Reference ID R147223 Updated 04/08/2024
Production and Manufacturing Downstream
Galena Park

What’s the Role?

The Shell Houston Lube Oil Blending Plant (LOBP) is in Texas, Galena Park, USA. HLP is the world’s largest Lubricant Blending and Packaging plant and produces branded products such as Pennzoil, Quaker State, Rotella T, Helix, and other Shell branded lubricants. HLP is committed to a world class maintenance and engineering team to meet our overall strategy.

Shell is seeking for Maintenance Mechanic to join us at the Shell Lubricants Plant in Galena Park, TX.

The Mechanic will be responsible for safely performing maintenance on Production Equipment within the facility. This role includes preventative, reactive, routine, and non-routine Maintenance.


  • Comply with all HSSE regulations, policies, standards, practices and actively participate in improving plant safety culture

  • Operate tools and machinery to affect assigned work. This may include welding, rotating equipment, solids & liquids transfer systems, chemical hazards, and other work in an industrial facility

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance work as assigned. Can include, but not limited to: Pump rebuilds, piping rebuilds, filter changes, and other repairs to plant equipment. This will include using a laser alignment tool, sheave alignment tools, belt tension tools

  • Use computer in daily routine, including data entry into computerized management maintenance system

  • Read and comprehend drawings including, but not limited to plant layout, P&ID, equipment drawings

  • Understand piping systems and their uses, including knowledge of and adherence to plant piping standards

  • Work in a lubricants manufacturing environment

  • Identify and implement equipment improvements to increase plant reliability

  • Communicate to operations employees, supervisors, and others regarding the identification of problems and completion of jobs in their area both verbally and in writing

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of current and continuous industrial mechanic, or millwright experience, preferably in the high-speed packaging industry

  • Must possess one of the following in a mechanical craft discipline:

    • Union/Company Apprenticeship

    • An associate degree in a mechanical field

    • Military Maintenance A School

    • Trade school certificate

  • Preferred minimum of 2 years’ experience with high-speed packaging and rotating equipment including but not limited to::

    • Fillers, (volumetric and weight)

    • Cappers

    • De-palletizers

    • Stretch Wrappers

    • Conveyors (overhead)

    • Drum Filling equipment

    • Bottle checking equipment.

    • Chains, Sprockets, shafts, bearings, gear boxes etc.

    • Drop Packers

    • case erectors

    • Bottle squeezers

    • Photo eyes

    • Proximity switches

    • HMIs

    • PLCs

    • Electrical troubleshooting

    • Pumps, Motors and Gearboxes

    • Hydraulic equipment

  • Must have the ability to use Hand Tools

  • Must have the ability to read drawings

  • Must have the ability to take field measurements

  • Must have the ability to install and remove equipment

  • Must have the ability work off JLG and scissor lifts

  • Must have the ability to operate a forklift

  • Have the ability use welding and torch are a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation

  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders

  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation

  • Willing to climb ladders, and scaffolding, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation

  • Willing to work overtime

  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair drug testing

***Please note that there is an Online Assessment which is required for this position. In order to be considered, you must complete the assessment and receive a passing score, even if you have taken previous assessments. Please review your Workday tasks, directions and instructions in order to ensure you complete the required test within the provided timeframe***

The starting hourly rate for this role is $35.03. Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents.

Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives.  For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays.  Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at

Company description 

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in among other exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of oil products, chemicals, electric power, renewables and energy solutions.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards f performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment processes, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.