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Finding Solutions for the Titans of Industry

You may not know Daubert Chemical, but our products touch your life on a daily basis. Since 1935, we’ve developed solutions that protect cars from rust, extend the durability of truck trailers, keep steel mills running, help furniture makers develop new designs, empower appliance manufacturers to make smaller and quieter machines… and the list goes on. As a specialty chemical manufacturer, we have called on the largest companies in almost every industry imaginable to develop unique coatings, adhesives, and lubricants, furthering the ability for these companies to deliver improvements to quality and durability.

Careers at Daubert Chemical

For the past 80 years, Daubert’s strategy has been to hire only exceptional individuals who can excel in a variety of areas. We are always on the lookout for individuals with experience in the Automotive, Transportation, Steel, or Defense industries. But more important than that is an innate desire to learn new areas, and to understand how things work. Our sales people understand the chemistry of what they sell, just as much as our chemists need to understand the industry our products go into. And everyone, from president to factory worker, plays a role in offering suggestions for improving the quality of the products we make. If you’re a person who’s comfortable wearing multiple hats, driven by intellectual curiosity, mechanically inclined, and a problem solver… then our customers have the challenges to keep you busy.

Open Positions at Daubert

All general employment inquiries can be sent to careers@daubert.com. Periodically, we will post job openings that are specifically needed. Any open positions will be listed below and closed once the search is complete. If your background is of interest to us, we will contact you directly. Please do not call the company directly. Callers with employment inquiries will be directed to contact us at the “careers” email address.

Jobs

Job Description: 

Daubert Chemical Company has 2 first-shift Maintenance positions open at its plant located near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL. We are looking for experienced team players who can demonstrate technical knowledge and skills to perform routine and extensive maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment at our chemical manufacturing plant. Welding and electrical experience is highly desired. Business necessity will require mandatory overtime, weekend hours, call-ins, and work hours to be adjusted.

Daubert Chemical Company has 2 first-shift Maintenance positions open at its plant located near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL.  We are looking for experienced team players who can demonstrate technical knowledge and skills to perform routine and extensive maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment at our chemical manufacturing plant. Welding and electrical experience is highly desired. Business necessity will require mandatory overtime, weekend hours, call-ins, and work hours to be adjusted.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Inspect, diagnose, repair and maintain production equipment such as vacuum pumps, drum turners, mixers, boilers, steam systems, compressors. 
• Install and maintain piping systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment including but not limited to gauges, valves, pressure regulators, etc.
• Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
• Assist in the planning and installation of new equipment, piping, electrical, etc.
• Document repairs and maintenance performed when completed.
• Comply with all applicable OSHA standards and company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, hot work permits, LOTO, PPE, fall protection, confined space, etc.
• Perform basic carpentry and general cleaning duties involved in building and grounds maintenance.
• Other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
• High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Associate's degree, certificate, or apprenticeship training in a related field from a vocational/technical school or college is highly desired. 
• Minimum 2 years experience in industrial maintenance. Combination of education and related experience will be considered. 
• Chemical processing industry and related equipment experience (mixers, pumps, steam systems, fabrication, electrical, welding) is preferred.
• Basic mathematical skills are required. 
• Must have practical experience operating hand and power tools, machine tools, pressure indicators. 
• Basic plumbing and pipe-fitting skills.
• General computer skills are used to access company data, such as intranet, AMMS and online employee training requirements.
• Ability to safely operate Powered Industrial Trucks, such as forklift, scissors lift, etc. 
• Valid Driver's License and good driving record is required to drive the company vehicle when necessary. 
• Communicate clearly and concisely with all levels. Ability to effectively communicate with others by speaking, reading, and writing English. 
• Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot, find root cause, and solve problems.
• High attention to detail with accurate & timely completion of all required projects.
• Keep tools organized and work spaces orderly.
• Dependable, reliable attendance and punctuality is essential.  
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms, and use hands and fingers. Talking and hearing is required. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to be medically cleared and fit-tested to wear a respirator in order to perform some duties. Capability to work in confined spaces.


ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat. 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position has competitive compensation and benefits. Relocation assistance is not available. Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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