Contribute. Grow. Leadwith OxyChem. Looking for a challenge?
Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing,
action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company
continually striving to be the best in the business while staying
focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has
and will continue to be our people.
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North
American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine
and caustic soda - key building blocks for a variety of
indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water
treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash,
chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates
and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top
three producers in the United States in 2018 for the principal
products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the
company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin
In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a
supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our
employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top
performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and
providing tremendous career development opportunities.
We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual
to fill the position of Millwright with our Chemical Manufacturing
Facility located in Wichita, Kansas.
Essential Job Duties:
Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety
of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we
operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority.
Monitor condition of rotating machinery utilizing parameters
including vibration, temperature, pressures, flows and currents.
Must be able to take field vibration readings, and understand basic
Understand and assess the daily operation of various types of
equipment including centrifuges, reciprocating and centrifugal
compressors, conveyors, screw feeders, blowers and pumps. Based on
assessment, provide recommendations to improve reliability.
Maintain equipment to design specifications including, but not
limited to, centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps & compressors,
fans, gear reducers/increasers & other mechanical equipment
(valves, operators, testing tools). Replace pump seals, mechanical
seals, pump packing. Provide proper alignment for all rotating
Perform preventative/predictive maintenance and troubleshoot
problems. Determine material needs, sequence of operations, and job
methods including the use of a computer for storing and using
information for preventive/predictive maintenance.
Be familiar with SAP, RMP, warehouse parts management, design
specifications, and applicable MI procedures.
Performs work associated with fabrication, assembly, disassembly
and repair of vessels, movement and set-up of equipment.
High School Diploma or GED
A minimum of 3 years mechanical experience in millwright
activities in an industrial environment
Ability and willingness to serve as member of Emergency Response
Must be able to read process flow diagrams, P&IDs,
mechanical drawings and follow mechanical specifications.
Able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed to
maintain a 24/7 operating plant.
Ability to read, speak, and write English.
High proficiency in Microsoft applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as
part of a team.
Must possess valid driver's license.
Physical requirements - Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb
ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be
able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a
respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible
Additional Desired Qualifications
Good working knowledge of SAP.
Manual lathe operation experience.
"Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status,
political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, protected veteran status, or disability status."