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Reference ID R5516 Updated 13/01/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States of America City/State Galena Park Work Location Galena Park

The Role

Maintenance Mechanic

If you’re highly ambitious, safety-conscious, and thrive in complex and uncertain situations, this role is for you and will help you grow and develop in a business that  encourages both personal and professional development where you’ll be part of some of the most ground-breaking projects anywhere in the industry

Where you fit in?

Operations Craft roles at Shell are essential to the ongoing success of the company. In one of our Operations and Maintenance roles you will be part of a growing team that is tasked with the safe and efficient day-to-day operation of our global projects and assets.

Shell Lubricants Plant produces, and package products used around the world. Working in Lubricants Plant, and other operations, a career in Operations andMaintenance at Shell is one right at the front line of the company’s activities. You can have a purpose-driven career with the work you will do every day and leave a positive impact on your life, your community and the world.

This role supports a 24/5 operation with occasional work on weekends. Shifts are 8 hours and rotate every 2 weeks or as needed due to coverage. Sometimes staying on a single shift will be required.

What’s the role?

  • On a day to day basis, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for safely performing maintenance on production equipment within the facility. This role involves preventative maintenance, routine and non-routine reactive and non-reactive maintenance
  • Safe work attitude and practical knowledge of industrial safety standards. Have experience working under Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
  • Identify and implement equipment improvements to increase plant reliability Communicate verbally and in writing to operators, employees, supervisors and others regarding the identification of problems withproductivity
  • Previous experience working with high speed, high volume material handling equipment, fillers (volumetric and weight), drum filling equipment, cappers, de-palletizers, overhead conveyors, chains, sprockets, shafts, bearings, gear boxes packaging lines
  • Perform tool preventative maintenance and keep equipment clean
  • Weld and cut on steel, use hand tools, able to read drawings and take field measurements and work on scissor lifts   
  • Experience with proximity switches, PLC’s, electrical troubleshooting, motors and gear boxes

What we need from you?

  • 2-years of current and continuous industrial mechanic or millwright experience, preferably in the high speed packaging industry experience working in a packaging plant or experience in an  industrial plant or military environment
  • Must be flexible to work overtime, nights and weekends when the need  arises. Must be at least 18 years old, with a minimum High school diploma or GED
  • Possess one of the following in a mechanical discipline Union/company Apprenticeship, an Associates degree in a mechanical field, completion of Military A school
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with/without accommodation
  • Willing to support the companies drug-free work environment, harassment free work environment policy, safety policies in diversity and  inclusion policies
  • Must be able to work in the United States on a permanent basis without  the requirement of a visa
  • Possess a current , valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United  States Comply with all HSSE regulations, policies, standards, practices and actively participate in improving plant safety culture
  • Tend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Prior Military experience in a relevant mechanical role
  • Able to lift 50lbs unassisted
  • This role requires candidate to have their own tools and toolbox

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.
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