Article: Maintenance Mechanic Lead | Ashland, LLC. | Columbus, OH

Maintenance Mechanic Lead | Ashland, LLC. | Columbus, OH

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic Lead to join our Fine Chemicals and Personal Care business at our Columbus Atlas Street Plan in Ohio. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the maintenance function. This position will report to Manager Plant Engineering.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work with plant Production as needed to plan and schedule tasks to ensure safe, efficient and effective completion of plant maintenance work

Manage storeroom, monitoring spare parts inventory

Keep records of repairs and/or maintenance performed. Update the CMMS system

Ensure continued compliance with cGMP regulations

Ensure compliance with PSM Mechanical Integrity Program

Conception and implementation of cost savings projects

Manage contractors

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Industrial Experience

3+ years experience in a chemical process plant environment

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Experience with a Mechanical Integrity Program

Capital project management experience

Ability to manage contractors

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

Knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Maximo or equivalent CMMS system

General knowledge of all crafts (e.g. pipe fitter, millwright, electrician, etc.).  Mechanical knowledge is most important

Six Sigma certification is preferred

Pump and/or agitator seal experience is a plus

PSM and/or cGMP knowledge is a plus

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