Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness; adhere to and support the continuous improvement of all safety practices / procedures.
  • Maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot existing automation systems including PLC’s, data acquisition systems, and communications network.
  • Maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot existing instrumentation at the plant site.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of continuous improvement projects related to instrumentation, automation, controls and monitoring systems.
  • Work with Process Control Engineer and Manufacturing personnel to ensure reliable operation of equipment and control systems for polymer solution preparation, fiber spinning, washing, dehydration, and coating, bundle/cartridge forming, winding, and casting, bundle/cartridge post-treatment, bundle/cartridge testing
  • Work with Process Control Engineer and Manufacturing personnel in providing detailed technical instructions and guidance for operators in running of systems
  • Interact with other members of the Technology Group, R&D, Manufacturing and Maintenance to accomplish the tasks

Qualifications and Competencies

Required Qualifications

  • BS Electrical Engineering or comparable work experience accepted
  • 2+ years experience in maintaining industrial process automation control systems (examples: Allen-Bradley PLC’s, FT View, FT Historian, FT Batch) and instrumentation and repair of mechanical systems
  • Solid understanding of VMWare ESXI, Rockwell MES or comparable system

Required Competencies

  • Strong hands on electrical troubleshooting skills of industrial equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and problem-solving capability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English language
  • Ability to read and write workflows in complex multi-step processes
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Team player with the ability to interact with various plant personnel
  • Willingness and ability to assume on-call responsibilities