Salisbury, Carolina do Norte, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Aug 2024

Lead Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  


About the job

This position is responsible for leading: Routine preventative maintenance and calibrations on electrical and instrument equipment and components. Troubleshooting and repairs of electrical and instrument equipment components, and installing new electrical equipment.


In your future role as the Lead Instrumentation and Electrical Technician you will:

  •  Preventive maintenance and calibrations on various electrical control system components and equipment, including weight, level, flow, temperature, pressure and other control instruments.
  • Troubleshooting and repairs to the equipment and instrumentation listed above including AC drive issues.
  • Install and set up the components listed above as required by replacement or new projects.
  • Recommend critical equipment and parts then enter them into SAP system.
  • Maintain historical and information files for the equipment listed above including saving AC drive parameters.
  • Communicate repetitive electrical and instrument equipment issues to Maintenance Supervisor so that they can be eliminated.
  • Maintain computerized database for instrument calibrations
  • Train other E&I technicians on electrical and instrument equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Support and improve the maintenance skill matrix.
  • Train mechanical technicians on basic instrument equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Develop and propose updated or new procedures regarding E&I equipment and tools.
  • Lead safe and proper operation of test equipment and E&I workshop.
  • Develop, review and propose training and tools for E&I technicians.
  • Engage with the Controls Engineer to improve the electric equipment, tools, procedures and program systems.
  • Complete other general maintenance departmental objectives as required.
  • Team members should operate under any applicable Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) when performing functions within their role
  • Participate in HSES activities directed by management/supervision or as indicated in the HSES Site rules/guidelines/procedures.


We believe you bring

  • 2 year degree in industrial electrical/electronic/instrumentation with minimum 5 years’ experience maintaining industrial electrical components, electronic control devices (flow, pressure, temperature, level), control loops, PLC’s, AC drives and Digital Control Systems.  Or, more than 10 years of E&I experience on the equipment above required.
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining industrial electrical and instrument equipment, control loops, PLC’s , AC drives and Digital Control Systems.
  • Experience with i-Historian program for troubleshooting and history.
  • Experience with Delta-V Control System for troubleshooting and history.
  • Experience with NEC, specifically for Class I Division II for equipment, tools and conduit accessories.
  • Fluent with electronic/electrical testing devices and instrumentation.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance systems - SAP.
  • General electrical installation and maintenance skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be hands-on.  
  • Experience with basic computer software programs (Word, Excel, etc.)


We believe you have

  • Work Experience at a chemical plant.
  • Electrical License
  • Knowledge/Experience of operation and maintenance of plant utilities (i.e. steam, compressed air, cooling towers, chillers, HVAC, etc.).
  • Facilities maintenance experience (utilities, service contractors, general facilities upkeep).
  • PSM experience.

We offer you

A place to grow your career and learn more. Employees (and their families) will be eligible for coverage for medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance and paid sick and paid parental leave. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees will also receive (eight hours of vacation leave every month) and (twelve) paid holidays throughout the calendar year.



Good to know

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor at the Salisbury, NC site.   


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  


About Nouryon

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


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We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 







Vacancy data
Closing date
1 Aug 2024
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North America
United States
Carolina do Norte
Integrated Supply Chain
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Job area
Maintenance & Lab Technician
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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