PM Mechanic

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PM Mechanic


Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


Already a leader in markets in which we compete.  We leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.


We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create a meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. 

Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success.  Interested? W  e thought you might be, and we’re so glad!



How you will impact Ingevity

The PM Mechanic role is an important part of the Ingevity Deridder workforce.  The PM stands for Prevenative Maintenance and this role is responsible for helping to keep many crucial mechanical parts within our plant runing in optimal condiiton.  This directly impacts our production of products and the bottom line.  This position requires 3-5 years experience as a Multi-craft journeyman with a skill set in one or more of the following crafts: Pipefitting, Welding, Mobile Equipment, Millwrighting or General Mechanic.

  • Mechanic skills and operation functions of mechanical components of pumps, compressors, valves, blowers, belts, mechanical seals and other specialized equipment.
  • Basic understanding of industrial equipment and piping materials metallurgy including gaskets, packing and seals.
  • Working knowledge of welding practices and familiar with mobile equipment operations.
  • Experience with industrial safe work practices, (i.e. lock-out tag-out, confined space safety, hot work permitting, basic electrical safety, chemical handling and safety requirements).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required along with Technical or Trade School qualifications preferred.


What you need to succeed

  • Computer skills and knowledge of various software programs
  • Basic repair and maintenance techniques including safe work practices, troubleshooting and root cause analysis of mechanical equipment breakdowns.
  • Ability to dismantle, repair, install, or move machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Perform job safety analysis on planned work.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and engineering documents and specifications.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and work well with others.  
  • Problem solving abilities with team leadership skills
  • Customer focused with the ability to train employees
  • Experienced with organizational abilities and able to prioritize and schedule work assignments, as well as organize resources and set priorities.
  • Must have good oral and written skills to complete necessary paperwork and communicate with others. Responsible for working with and interacting with other plant personnel, as well as outside contractors and vendors.   



About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.  Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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