OMNOVA Solutions-Certified Journeyman/Welder-Full-time

  • Company: OMNOVA Solutions

    Position: Welder

    Type: Full-Time

    Applications Due:

Omnova Solutions

Job Title: Certified Journeyman
Business Unit: Performance Chemicals Location: Mogadore Department: Maintenance

Responsible for maintaining daily operation of equipment, preventative maintenance on process equipment and facility
systems, providing emergency repairs as needed with moderate supervision. Performs as a master welder as a primary
duty. Installs new equipment and inspects and repairs existing equipment.

 Follow safe work practices and support safety goals and objectives.
 Work from prints, diagrams, schematics, specifications, instructions, operations manuals, and manufacturer’s
manuals and specifications, to perform scheduled and emergency repairs.
 Makes all necessary mechanical repairs on equipment, including replacement, repair and installation of sleeves,
bearings gears, shafts, pins, etc.
 Piping installation and ability to determine correct materials for each service.
 Can read and understand piping specification and engineering drawings.
 Safe operation of industrial equipment such as forklifts, aerial lifts, scissors lifts, hoists, rigging, etc.
 Troubleshoot and repair steam systems.
 Pump repair and installation.
 Steel and sheet metal fabrication.
 Maintains and improves preventative/predictive maintenance programs.
 Estimate required tools and materials for assigned tasks; communicate and ensure parts, supplies, etc. are on hand
for task
 Take direction from work order system and complete work, including all required paperwork/data entry in SAP-PM
 Communicate with Supervisor of issues as they arise and provide updates at shift change on work order status
 Provide training to other technicians in areas of expertise
 Communicate on a daily basis cross-functionally (Technical, Production, etc.)
 Maintain a clean and safe work environment through effective housekeeping.
 Appropriately respond to emergency situations..
 Support compliance efforts – RCMS, ISO, PSM, OSHA, etc.
 Manage time to effectively perform multiple job tasks safety and accurately.
 Complete logs, batch sheets, and other required paperwork.
 Attend meetings and training as required.
 Must be able to work overtime as needed.
 Must be able to work various shifts, including off shift or swing shift as required.
 Follow all EHS policies and procedures.
 Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost, and Production.
 Other duties as assigned.

 High school or equivalent degree.
 Journeyman Card or two year certification
 3-5 years’ experience in mechanical maintenance in a manufacturing environment preferably.
 Knowledge of distributive control system (DCS).
 Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization both written and orally.
 Must be self-directed.
 Working knowledge of computer applications (Word, Excel, E-Mail)
 Ability to follow instructions, record data

 Able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (50) pounds and physical dexterity to assemble polymerization reactors
 Ability to work at heights and walk on grating.
 Work in various climates (indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions).
 Stand and walk throughout assigned shift.
 Must be able to wear a respirator and other required PPE.
 Work in an environment with various chemicals on a daily basis.
 Required to participate on ERT and pass all of physical requirements

 Experience in a Chemical Manufacturing environment
 Experience working in a HPWP.
 Familiar with ISO-9001 and Process Safety Management.
 Welding Certification and applicable experience; SMAW, GTAW, GMAW
 Predictive maintenance experience – Vibration analysis, lubrication analysis, etc.
 Steam system experience preferable.
 Electrical and Instrumentation experience is a plus.
 Experience in SAP-PM (or other CMMS)
 Reading, Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Observation, Teamwork.
 Familiar with ISO-9001, Process Safety Management, RSMC, etc.


If interested in applying, please contact…

Jake Noeller | HR Generalist