Millwright / Multi-Craft Mechanic

Philadelphia, PA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?


  • We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being
  • Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training and development
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating AdvanSix sites)
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences 


Position Summary:

The Millwright / Multi-Craft Mechanic works five (5) eight (8) hour shifts however conditions in production can change rapidly and may require adjusting to schedule changes or respond to emergency call-ins on other needs in a plant that operates on a 24/7 basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing pumps, compressors, blowers’ fans, and gearboxes
  • Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing shafts, bearings, seals, and packing
  • Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing couplings, clutches, and brakes
  • Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing piping systems and associated components
  • Performing equipment balancing and laser alignments
  • Performing and documenting predictive and preventive maintenance work
  • Rigging and lifting equipment as needed
  • Using shop machining tools
  • Maintains, repairs and overhauls manufactured equipment
  • Responsible for performing general troubleshooting and equipment repair
  • Participate in plant safety programs and maintains a knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management, OSHA requirements
  • Supporting job repair plan development and equipment parts identification
  • Suggesting and driving the implementation of continuous improvement ideas
  • Ability to work safely with hazardous materials

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Substantial understanding of general aspects of maintenance repair
  • Completion of a formalized Millwright Training Program or minimum of 4 years maintenance experience as a millwright/mechanic in a Chemical Plant, Refinery, or similar industrial facility

Additional Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
  • Possess a strong work ethic and initiative to learn processes
  • Willing and able to be trained in cross functional tasks to support plant needs
  • Field experience pertaining to repair of typical process plant fixed and rotating equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and take corrective action within an industrial setting
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime to continually support 24/7 Plant Operations
  • Ability to lift and move objects that weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights greater than 50 feet
  • Ability to perform work outdoors in all weather conditions (cold, hot, humid, rain, snow, etc)
  • Ability to perform work in PPE for extended periods of time
At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!