Baltimore, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Senior Mechanic

Senior Mechanic


Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are now looking for a Maintenance Mechanic for our Baltimore, MD location. This role executes all assigned work safely, effectively and efficiently within the general scope for the mechanic role. Provides feedback on preventative maintenance that might improve the process and notes additional work required on inspected equipment. Responds to emergency or unplanned work as needed, including callouts. Works on plant modifications including work on capital improvements. Participates in operation of plant utility systems.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Comply with all safe work practices, use proper PPE, fall protection equipment, etc.
  • Complete preventative maintenance work and provide feedback on any issues
  • Complete all required documentation
  • Repair and install equipment as needed
  • Troubleshoot hardware and processing issues
  • Oversee the work of specialized contract services such as boiler inspections, chiller inspections, etc.
  • Participate in Mobile First Responder Team, where applicable
  • Manage input to work orders and notifications in SAP
  • Complete labor hour time confirmations in SAP
  • Complete MIGO goods movements transactions in SAP for use of spare parts
  • Assist in managing the MRO parts warehouse for mechanical items
  • Participate in operations of plant utility systems such the boiler, chillers, cooling towers, compressed air system, main firewater supply pump and chemical feed system for water treatment
  • Paint, label equipment and piping, and perform carpenter work as needed


What you can expect from us:

  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Great, multicultural and positive working environment


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years vocational school technical training strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3-5  years’ experience in chemical manufacturing preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good math and reading comprehension skills
  • Completion of 10 modules (minimum) of mechanical skills training required
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in SAP or use of other Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferred
  • Experience in use of modern tools such as laser alignment, vibration data collection, etc.
  • Experience in operation of cranes, man lifts, and other equipment as needed
  • Non-code welding experience


Join Kemira and create better every day


Please apply with CV at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our diverse and inclusive workplace.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and oil & gas. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.3 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.