*Maintenance Mechanic, Dover, OH

Date: Aug 17, 2022

Location: Dover, OH, US, 44622

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our Maintenance team at our Dover, Ohio location. 

The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing maintenance on process and production equipment throughout the facility.   Duties may include but are not limited to pipe fitting, welding, sheet metal fabrication, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment and preventative maintenance with the goal of improving facility and process reliability.  

Work shifts are rotational and may include 8- or 12-hour shifts, which will be days, afternoons, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Observe all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including the use of personal protective equipment; report all injuries, accidents and hazards immediately
  • Perform mechanical, electrical, electronic repair and preventive maintenance
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs in a timely manner
  • Read equipment manuals as needed assure appropriate operation and repair of equipment
  • Complete, and maintain efficient and accurate paperwork as needed
  • Install and Dismantle Equipment
  • Mechanical Tools, Equipment, and Systems
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with specifications and codes
  • Computer skills - Able to use available computer systems and MS Office products with little or no assistance
  • Communicating effectively and working with others – Able to work with peers and engineering support to develop and implement solutions to problems/issues
  • Problem Solving / Troubleshooting – Able to obtain, analyze and interpret data/information and develop solutions to issues/problems
  • Read Technical Drawings and Blueprints
  • Troubleshooting

Required Skills

  • Calculate Dimension/Tolerance
  • Pipefitting, pipe assembly and installation – Preferred
  • Steam tracing repairs
  • Equipment Lubrication
  • Install and Dismantle Equipment
  • Pump rebuilds and installation – preferred
  • Maintain Equipment
  • Mathematics Knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of up to 480v electrical circuits – preferred
  • Mechanical Tools, Equipment, and Systems
  • Operate Machines
  • Repair Machines and Equipment
  • Troubleshooting
  • Chemical industry experience is a plus
  • Must have Industrial experience

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • High School Diploma Required
  • 4-year maintenance apprenticeship or journeyman certification or similar structured training program with equivalent work experience is required

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The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.

Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron