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Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 19783

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. is seeking a Millwright to enhance our growing, dynamic team. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position's primary function is to ensure a safe work environment and to rebuild, repair, install and maintain all mechanical equipment in the facility including the infrastructure of the site.


Job Duties:

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and replace mechanical industrial equipment, including valves, regulators, tanks, reactors, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, pumps of various types, gearboxes, piping, HVAC, pneumatics, hydraulics, dryers, centrifuges, etc.
  • Exercise judgement and initiative to evaluate and resolve problems, often with minimal instruction or guidance
  • Able to thread, cut, weld, drill, or otherwise machine and prepare materials to complete work assignment
  • Read and understand blueprints, schematics and work orders
  • Follow instructions for handling hazardous materials and operating or maintaining equipment in order to preform work in a safe manner
  • Work from ladders, scaffolding, lifts, roofs and elevated platforms when required
  • Work in confined spaces, and tight/restricted quarters when required
  • Operate forklifts, manlifts, electric vehicles, and other industrial vehicles as required

Required Skills

  • Strong troubleshooting abilities and hands-on experience
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematical functions and understand units of measure (English and Metric)
  • Basic computer skills (send email, complete computer-based training, document completed work, review electronic records and manuals, research equipment and order parts on the internet)
  • Must have the ability to physically maneuver in tight, high, or difficult spaces
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work while wearing a respirator.  Full face, supplied air, and partial face respirators are all occasionally required.
  • State issued Driver’s License required (any State)

Required Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years in manufacturing with multi-craft experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with exotic chemicals (high school or college chemistry, work experience at an OSHA PSM regulated facility, etc.) desired but not required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Welding (carbon steel, stainless steel) and brazing
  • LME or LEA/B license




Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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