Maintenance Engineering Specialist

Date:  May 11, 2022
Posting End Date:  Jun. 08, 2022

Gallipolis Ferry, WV, US, 25515

Company:  ICL-IP America Inc.

Job Description


ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet. With approximately 11,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


 In this position, you will be responsible for developing and implementing maintenance improvements and improving reliability; troubleshooting industrial mechanical and electrical equipment including instrumentation. You will also have the opportunity to specify and procure replacement equipment and efficiency improvements.


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 


Mechanical Knowledge/Troubleshooting (Technical Services)

  • Monitor/trend, identify and develop solutions to mechanical equipment issues (accuracy, high downtime, high maintenance cost &/or high quantity of repetitive failures)
  • Provide second level troubleshooting support for tactical maintenance repairs. 
  • Provide technical support (including piping and material specification) with mechanical equipment and process issues.
  • Specify, recommend, and procure existing and upgraded equipment and instrumentation
  • Requires availability for “On Call” process.   
  • Provide fill-in support to maintenance management team members. 

Engineering/Project Support

  • Work closely with production and maintenance personnel, engineering, and external contractors and vendors. 
  • Interface and coordinate with engineering personnel providing input/ideas on projects related to equipment design and needs for projects.


Mechanical Integrity Program

  • Administer and provide for support for Process Safety Management with focus on Mechanical Integrity requirements. 
  • Generate management of change documentation for solutions to mechanical equipment problems that deviate from original design. 
  • Perform incident investigations and participate on safety/learning teams.
  • Drive continuous improvement in EHS&S performance within maintenance.


Cost Control

  • Identify and deliver cost reduction opportunities for site.


Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (Reliability)

  • Recommend improved processes, programs, procedures, and systems along with recommending enhancements and /or new approaches for improved asset reliability.
  • Manage Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Program including systematically defining, developing, monitoring, and refining the preventive/predictive maintenance process in pursuit of optimization.  


What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related degree or Associates Degree in Engineering/Science/Technology or a related field, preferred
  • 3-10 years maintenance experience at a manufacturing facility preferred including direct maintenance experience with the following types of equipment/functions: Rotating equipment, preventative maintenance, instrumentation and/or power, predictive maintenance techniques 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Access); Proficiency with SAP is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as work within a team environment and promote collaboration
  • Work meticulously with attention to detail. Strong integrity and trustworthiness
  • Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US export control laws and regulations.



ICL Job Level: 14-15 Commensurate Based On Skills 


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities

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