Ingevity Industrial Maintenance Mechanic in North Charleston, South Carolina


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 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? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

Looking for an exciting new career with great pay and benefits? Join the Ingevity team! Ingevity’s North Charleston Chemical Plant will be hiring for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Applicants will be selected to fulfill current need and to fill an Applicant Pool for anticipated future needs as they become available.

What you need to succeed

Ingevity, Specialty Chemicals Division, Charleston South Carolina is seeking candidates for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic position. Starting wages for this position are $29.33 per hour. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident and Sickness, 401k, Pension, Short Term Incentive, Vacation, 13 paid holidays and tuition reimbursement.

Candidates must have safe work behaviors, follow safety policies and procedures and participate in plant safety programs. Candidates must be self-directed and able to work independently or in a team environment. Candidates must be able to follow work orders and verbal instructions. Candidates must be willing to work shift work and overtime when required.

Candidates must have either a high school diploma or GED and have completed either a technical school, apprenticeship program or have equivalent experience.

Candidates must have at least four years of experience in the industrial mechanical trade.

Must have experience with:

  • Welding

  • Pipe fitting

  • Pumps and other rotating equipment

  • General Troubleshooting

  • Preventive maintenance

  • Installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of miscellaneous industrial equipment

  • Operation of mobile equipment including fork-lifts, man-lifts, boom trucks

  • Operation of general hand tools and power tools

  • Precision tools such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, and optical and laser alignment tooling

  • Blueprints and schematic drawings

The hiring process includes written and/or skills testing, drug testing, medical physical, background check and reference checks.

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.

Job ID 2018-1842

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Engineering