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Maintenance Mechanic (0874)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Electrolytes

Mitsubishi Chemical Electrolytes is the world leader in electrolyte battery materials for electric cars and beyond. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, It is a fully integrated company for Sol-Rite™ formulated electrolytes, which are used for lithium-ion batteries. Special formulations are designed to meet customer needs and optimize the battery performance. The Sol-Rite™ electrolyte formulation mainly consists of organic solvents such as ethylene carbonate and lithium salt electrolytes such as LiPF6. Patented technologies and know-how are incorporated into the formulations to control the solid electrolyte interface on cathode and anode.


  • Want to work for a global leader in the design, development and manufacture acrylic products that is continuously innovating?
  • Do you have experience in predictive and preventive maintenance?
  • Do you possess 3+ years’ experience as a Maintenance Mechanic in the Chemical Industry?


If so, nice to meet you! Mitsubishi Chemical Electrolyte Division is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join a team committed to excellence, continuous improvement and driving sustainable business results. The Maintenance Mechanic key role is to assure the reliability of equipment at targeted levels and to repair equipment that fails in a safe, effective, and efficient manner. The job holder will strive to elevate operational uptime through preventative and predictive maintenance activities with a focus on continuous improvement at the Memphis, TN Plant Site.  Come be a part of this dynamic team!!

Who Are We...

Mitsubishi Chemical is the 5th largest chemical company in the world, is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of acrylic monomer, serving a broad base of downstream applications ranging from architectural and automotive coatings, to acrylic sheet applications, to specialty moldings that serve a variety of industries such as electronics and health care.  Mitsubishi Chemical is the only producer that owns and operates all three technical routes to acrylic monomer to accommodate C2, C3, and C4 based feedstocks. Our talented people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in EAME, The Americas and Asia.

What You Will Do...

  • Promote a safe working environment by using safe work procedures daily and advising proper guidelines for the purchase, installation, and safe maintenance of mechanical equipment on the plant site.
  • Assist in diagnosis of problems to a root cause failure and facilitate repairs as needed.
  • To provide expertise to help develop reliability improvements and then assist with implementing approved projects.
  • Focus on continuous improvement to achieve reduction in downtime for mechanical activities
  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of pumps and associated equipment.
  • Installation, service, and repair of all mechanical seal types.
  • Utilize the work order system to track and complete daily job duties
  • Complete all other mechanical responsibilities as assigned by supervision.
  • Support and comply with all requirements of the Environmental Management System (EMS).

What You Will Have...

  • Three or more years of experience in industrial maintenance.
  • Knowledge of relevant OSHA safety rules.
  • Obtain an acceptable score on the appropriate Work Keys skill tests.
  • Possess the following basic mechanical skills:
  • Able to read/interpret mechanical drawings (single line, schematic, P&I)
  • Use basic hand tools and operate basic shop tools
  • Measure, sketch, fabricate, and install threaded pipe
  • Knowledge of safe access to work including scaffolding requirements
  • Align a pump with a motor using a dial indicator instrument
  • Able to torque tighten various threaded fasteners
  • Properly use chokers to rig equipment
  • Use computer systems to research technical documents
  • Able to thread, fit, and leak test piping and devices
  • Replace seals, bearings, worn or broken components and shafts
  • Align gears, sprockets, motors, gearbox assemblies and shafts
  • Remove and replace defective assemblies or subassemblies
  • Effectively troubleshoot root cause failures/problems with pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems
  • Overhaul equipment per specified technical plans
  • Maintain area, tools, and equipment in a clean, safe, and proper manner
  • Operate material handling equipment as required
  • Complete all mandatory training
  • Possess three or more of the following advanced skills:
    • Able to troubleshoot electrical and pneumatic systems, pump malfunctions.
    • Perform precision alignment
    • Interpret vibration analysis
    • Qualified to inspect rigging
    • Qualified to design and apply leak repairs
    • Able to inspect relief devices




Knowledge / Skills / Experience

What You Will Get…

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with a generous match and much more!


We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.


EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Memphis, TN
2655 Fite Road, Suite 101, Memphis, TN, USA , 38127
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