Mojave, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Mechanic, Plant

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. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. 


At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference.


Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.


We are now looking for a Maintenance Mechanic for our Mojave, CA 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.


In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • 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’ll bring to the team:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in chemical manufacturing preferred
  • 2 years vocational school/technical training strongly preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and 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


What you can expect from us:

  • Great Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • A job that helps you increase your abilities and skills in various areas.
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market.
  • An attractive benefit package.
  • A great, multicultural and positive working environment.


Ready to create better every day?  Join Kemira!


For more information, please contact Isaiah.Aston@kemira.com by email or by phone at       1-661-584-0404.


Please apply with CV/Resume at Kemira.com/careers.