We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.
This job requires capability to work in a chemical manufacturing setting with rotating, stationary, and high voltage equipment, ability to climb multiple levels, work in/outdoors, various noise environments, and lift up to 50 lbs. The employee must possess the knowledge necessary to work and direct work of others safely.
Additional job context includes ability to read/write/analyze/interpret technical information, computer use, and be willing to answer call outs after hours.
Responsible for ensuring safety, environmental and housekeeping standards are met.
Responsible for compliance with all operating procedures, safety policies and procedures, environmental policies and procedures, quality policies and procedures, and site policies and procedures.
Correct and report all unsafe acts and conditions to the Maintenance Foreman.
Accurately document and file documentation of instruments and of the PM’s preformed.
Able to read and understand process documentation (e.g. loop sheets, P&IDs, etc.)
Have the basic understanding of the function of rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, blowers, etc.
Able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and process control systems such as motor control circuits, substation breaker control circuits, power distribution circuits, and instrument and control devices
Able to install conduit, conductor and connect equipment with average supervision
Able to identify and repair simple electrical faults (Blown Fuses, Burned out Leads)
Ability to work on and troubleshoot 24VDC instrumentation systems in the field
Familiar with AC and DC circuits and their differences and uses within the plant
Able to troubleshoot, repair and replace automatic control equipment and indicating equipment such as control valves, dp cells, mag meters, etc.
Ensure that cleanliness of plant is well maintained.
Able to read and understand common indicators such as pressure gauges, flow meters, temperature gauges, volt/amp meters, etc.
Know the location of main motor and equipment control centers and tag-out/lockout procedures
Able to operate common shop tools such as drills, saws, grinders, and small hand tools.
Ability to work on Electrical Power Systems - 600VAC and below
Ability to perform work on Control voltage, high voltage, and low voltage (15kV and below)
Troubleshoot, install, repair and make connection of electrical equipment such as rectifier, transformers, substation equipment, high and low voltage switchgear, UPS system and variable speed drives.
Trouble shoot, calibrate, repair, connect, and install process controls such as instrument loops, rectifier load controls, boiler controls, and chiller controls/refrigeration systems.
Perform routine and minor troubleshooting of power management systems, this includes the substation filters
Be proficient in use of all electrical PM equipment. This includes tools for measuring vibration, calibrating pH probes, conductivity calibrations, laser alignment, etc.
Report accidents, errors, near-misses, and other unexplained occurrences to the Chief Technician, Maintenance Supervisor, or HSE Department
Will be able to safely operate transportation machinery relevant to job assignment such as forklift, rail mover (locomotive), etc.
High School Diploma/GED with at least 2 years post-secondary/military education (technical area preferred); or three (3) or more years experience in the Chemical Industry preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and respond to technical data associated with the plant operation.
Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, decimals, and percentages and to apply the results to plant operations. Must be able to work with metric system measurements and conversions.
Ability to solve practical and operational problems in the plant environment is crucial.
Ability to interpret sample results and take appropriate responsive actions.