Shell Maintenance/Industrial Mechanic, Galena Park, (Houston) TX in Galena Park, Texas

Auto req ID 55298BR

Job Title Maintenance/Industrial Mechanic, Galena Park, (Houston) TX

Country of Work Location United States

City, State (if applicable) Galena Park, TX

Work Location Texas - Houston Lubes Plant

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

SOPUS Products, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company, is a leader in fast lubes, automotive/consumer products, transport and industrial lubricants offerings to consumer and business customers. SOPUS Products markets Shell, Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils, a portfolio of car care products and Jiffy LubeÒstores. Shell Oil Company is an affiliate of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies (NYSE: RD/SC).

Shell is seeking Maintenance Mechanics (High-Speed Packaging) for the Houston Lubricants Plant in Galena Park, TX.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

This role is responsible for troubleshooting and providing an immediate corrective maintenance response during equipment scheduled operating time, as well as responding to other equipment and facility-related issues. Major duties include: preventative maintenance program, breakdown response, as well as working with production,engineering, and other technical resources to improve equipment up time in a high-speed packaging environment.

*The starting pay rate for this role is *$26.91 per hour*

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production cycle.

  • Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment as made available.

  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs on automated equipment, high speed packaging equipment.

  • Provide basic controls troubleshooting and programming.

  • Interact with contractors and vendors as required.

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines includinghigh-speed packaging equipment such as bottle fillers, case erectors, palletizers, de-palletizers, drop packers, various types of conveyors, and other equipment.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test, and adjust.

  • Team with planning and engineering to develop preventive maintenance practices as required.

  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance and document all activities associated plant equipment.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Comply with safety regulations (Lock-Out Tag Out, PTW, PPE requirements, etc.).

  • Maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Diagnose and apply results using alignment tools for power-driven connections (i.e., reverse dial indicator and laser alignment tools)

  • Execute maintenance activities per direction of Maintenance Supervisor, and may include the keeping of records, monitoring of maintenance costs, and production performance

  • Electrical, and PLC experience a plus.


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of continuous and current Industrial Mechanic, Machinist or Millwright experience preferably in high speed packaging industry

  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation

  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation

  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation

  • Willing to respond to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team with or without accommodation To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance

  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies

  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair drug testing.

  • Are you willing to submit to all pre-employment checks?

  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy

  • Willing to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies

  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing.

Shell considers your you military experience to be a valuable asset and we appreciate the life experiences you have earned. We welcome anyone with applicable military experience to apply

No. of Positions 3


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Removal Date 27-Jul-2017