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Maintenance Mechanic


Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  76896
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Maintenance
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

Journeyman Mechanic are expected to:

  • Work at heights, which could be as high as 125 feet (using a JLG or other means of equipment)
  • Climb stairs, ladders and tanks
  • Operator forklifts, JLG, Scissor lifts and Backhoes
  • Drive company vehicles, plow snow, shovel and salt iced areas
  • Operate shop equipment, such as:  grinders, chop saws, drill presses, lathes, milling machines, pipe cutters and threaders, welding and cutting/burning torches.
  • Use hand and power tools, measuring tools, properly setup and use rigging equipment and be familiar with crane signalman procedures.
  • Remove and repair pumps, such as centrifugal, rotary, diaphragm and canned
  • Install, repair and rebuild valves, tubing, piping and fittings
  • Work around hazardous chemicals
  • Work in confined spaces and other work as directed
  • Computer based training is required and candidates need to have basic computer skills

Roles & Responsibilities


Properly wear personal protective equipment, such as:  air purified respirators (cartridge respirator), positive pressure / on demand respirators (breathing air), Tyvek and chemical protective suits, Company uniform, steel toed shoes and other PPE as directed.
Follow site procedures, to include:  Lock out Tag out, confined space entry, ladder safety, working at heights, trench procedures, hot work / open flame, line entry (opening of lines) and others
Accountable for personal safety, the safety of fellow employees and contractors, and for promoting a safe work environment. Ensure that housekeeping standards are maintained.
Carries out all duties related to given tasks and assignments in conformity with the safety/environmental rules and proper maintenance procedures and protocols.
Takes special training and/or refresher courses the Company may request and pay for.
Performs other duties that may be assigned.
Understands and helps implement the Site’s Quality Policy and the Continuous Improvement Process (CIP).

Understands and helps implement the Edison Site Environmental Policy and Objectives.
Is aware of potential environmental impacts within this position’s area of responsibility.
Understands and implements any parts of the Edison Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that applies to this position’s area of responsibility.
Participates in the Site’s on-going Pollution Prevention Process.


Understands and helps implement the Site’s Safety Policy.
Actively participates in Site’s health and safety programs.
Understands and complies with all health and safety rules.
Demonstrates safe work practices.
Attends all required health and safety related meetings and training sessions.
Corrects or reports all non-conforming conditions.

Min. Qualifications


Education:         High school diploma or equivalent     

Experience:       3-5 years as Millwright / Journeyman / Maintenance Mechanic in chemical, pharmaceutical or manufacturing facility

Must be willing to join and become a member of the collective bargaining unit. (Union)


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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