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Shift Electrician/Mechanic


Location: Osceola AR, United States (US)
Job Function: Production
Career Level: Professionals
Company: Roehm America LLC



We are a leading supplier of methacrylate chemistry. As a global company, Röhm employs 3,500 employees across four continents. Our broad product portfolio includes the world-renowned PLEXIGLAS® brand (in the Americas registered under the trademark ACRYLITE®) and its key raw material methyl methacrylate, which we manufacture in a global production network. Our products supply growth markets such as the automotive, electronics and construction industries.


Röhm is committed to operating with social responsibility, and sustainability forms an integral part of our business strategy. We view our employees as our strength, and we value diversity and inclusion. If you thrive in an evironment where individual contributions are both visible and recognized, Röhm may be right for you.


Eligible for a Sign on Bonus of $2,500!




The Maintenance Shift Mechanic is part of a support group that is responsible for providing upkeep of all plant equipment and required to provide timely response to equipment failures.  He/she is responsive to production needs and strives to ensure safe and high quality operation of plant equipment at all times.  The position is critical to maintain OEE at desired levels.




  • Performs all duties in a safe and orderly manner, according to SOPs.  Correctly uses all safety equipment when applicable.  Adheres at all times to safety requirements.
  • He/she will be aware of environmental concerns and operational hazards to prevent accidents to personnel and equipment and to protect the environment.
  • He/she will be familiar with the safe operation of all plant equipment and works closely with operations to ensure maximum safety at all times.
  •  Performs all work in a timely and efficient manner.  Checks out completed work with Operators and ensures that the job is done correctly the first time.
  • Consistently works with operations to improve the quality of products.  Trains operation personnel when necessary.
  • He/she is responsible for keeping working area clean, to include production areas when a job is completed.
  • Is aware of proper cleaning of maintenance shop equipment and performs this function after each use.
  • Utilizes maintenance shop tools as needed, and ensures that they are replaced to the tool crib after completion of each job.
  • Keeps personal tools in working order and in an orderly manner.
  • Returns unused spare parts to the stockroom and places them in the proper location.  Documenting the parts properly.
  • Store spare parts requiring repairs in clean and orderly manner.
  • Determine and locate materials required via SAP  Determine the best most efficient method of completing job assignments in compliance with standard times established.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork (work orders) and necessary SAP transaction to include all parts removed from the stock room, tool crib, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Complete projects assigned according to schedule.
  • Work from verbal and written instructions, including blue prints, schematic diagrams, sketches and bills of materials.  Consult technical manuals or factory specifications as required.
  • Be aware of proper operation of all equipment to include drill press, lathes, mills, welders, test equipment, calibration and test equipment, saws, grinders, presses, etc.
  • Function as part of the shift team and be familiar with all jobs performed by the shift.
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on schedule to ensure equipment uptime.
  • Use all tools pertinent and incidental the craft line.
  • Use any and all materials necessary to accomplish the job assignment.
  • Remove, rebuild, repair and install standard components such as rollers, pulleys, shafts, sheaves, sprockets, couplings, chains, belts, gear boxes, speed reducers, brushes, etc.
  • Remove, rebuild, repair and install standard components such as rollers, pulleys, shafts, sheaves, sprockets, couplings, chains, belts, gear boxes, speed reducers, brushes, etc.
  • Perform mechanical maintenance and repair to drives, idlers, wheels, clutches, lifts, speed reducers, couplings, dust collectors, service elevators, shafts, and cylinders.  Also, sharpen and set knives and bearings.
  • Remove, repair, clean, install, and maintain process material pumps, valves and related pipe for process material, gas lines, hydraulic pumps, vacuum pumps, etc.
  • Maintain and perform repairs to pneumatic systems, blowers, rotary valves, ducts,   gaskets, make-up air system, and HVAC system.
  • Remove, clean, repair and install water heaters, sinks, commodes, lavatories and all related plumbing and sanitary facilities, to include drinking fountains and all related supply and drain piping.
  • Level, align, balance and lag down components as necessary for transport.
  • Determine and isolate source of trouble in electrical motors, electrical equipment, and AC/DC electrical control circuits, including solid-state.  Make necessary repairs and modifications using machine prints, wiring diagrams, and schematic control diagrams.
  • Install, adjust, remove, repair and modify tachs, counters pulse generators, instruments, recording devices and indicators where they are a permanent part of equipment.
  • Install, maintain and calibrate DC controllers and tension systems.
  • Install new pneumatic and electronic instruments and control systems.  This includes adjustment, calibration and connection of all necessary tubing and wiring to ensure proper operation of the system.
  • Troubleshoot PLC mini and sub, such as Allen Bradley PLC 220/230, SLC 500, and AS/400 network cabling.
  • Have a good understanding of microprocessor based process equipment (TDC).
  • Use various types of welding, cutting, and soldering equipment to construct, modify or repair plant equipment and piping and structural steel as required.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on all equipment as directed.  This includes lubrications and alignments as directed.
  • Capable of working with and understanding voltage configuration from low voltage DC to 13.8 KW AC.




  • Making repairs to all plant equipment correctly the first time.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all plant equipment, electrical and mechanical.
  • Human relations skills for working in a team environment
  • Communications skills for working in a team environment
  • SAP and Microsoft office



We listen: Your ideas along our corporate values of creativity, openness, responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit are important to us.

  • Remuneration: Attractive salary in the chemical tariff, special payments, participation in the company's success
  • Coverage: Company subsidized pension scheme and long-term account, group accident insurance, support for caring for relatives, sickness benefit subsidy
  • Work-life-balance: Flexible working, possibility of mobile working, 30 days of vacation per year, free parking
  • Health and social affairs: Prevention programs, social and employee counseling, company sports & discounts in various fitness studios, meal allowance

...and much more. You can find an overview of our benefits on our careers page.



Sounds interesting? Learn more about us and apply here: Realize your dreams at Röhm!


If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process please contact Josh Thiel at and refer to the Requisition ID cited below.


Röhm actively strives to find the most qualified candidates, and takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to foster a workplace where talent and skills are the only criteria for employment, and where diversity is valued and respected.


Requisition ID:  2310

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