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I & E Tech

Company: 1105 Tate & Lyle Sucralose LLC
Location: McIntosh
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

I&E Technician

I&E Technician – we are looking for an exceptional candidate to fill one position at our McIntosh, AL manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for overall plant I&E maintenance, including off-shifts and weekends.  This role seeks to attain plant goals for maximum performance in Safety, Quality, Production, Cost, GMP, and Environment. 

Compensation is based on a Skill Block pay-for-knowledge system.

Position Summary

An I&E Technician’s responsibilities include maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of field instrumentation devices for process equipment.

Employees may be assigned to perform any task in the Plant that they can perform safely.

Basic Job Skills

  • Ability to obey all safety rules and identify and correct potential safety problems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, knowledge of tools and equipment
  • Must be able to use precision-measuring and testing instruments in performance of mechanical and electrical repairs and preventive maintenance
  • Follow SOP’s and/or PM task instruction sets
  • Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation, equipment/systems as required
  • Maintain instrument maintenance and calibration on assigned machines
  • Dismantle instrumentation to gain access to and remove/replace defective parts
  • Identify and implement solutions to recurring instrument problems
  • Repair and maintain all plant instrumentation in accordance with diagrams, sketches, maintenance and repair manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications
  • Must be able to interface with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to review work orders, create work orders, input parts and labor used on work orders, look up spare parts and identify storeroom location, and complete work orders (electronically)
  • Ability to provide preventive maintenance  to instrumentation, including process analyzers
  • Ability to identify and order repair parts using from multiple sources, including vendor drawings and direct contact with manufacturers
  • Perform routine work as scheduled or as time permits and performing preventive maintenance activities as time permits
  • Ability to work both in a team environment and individually as required
  • Communicate and work with other groups (process engineers, production technicians, quality control) as necessary to promote efficiency in problem solving and work scheduling
  • Communicate with production prior to starting a job and when job is completed
  • Ability to clearly communicate information to team members
  • Required to clean up after jobs are completed.  Perform housekeeping as required in shops and in plant
  • Must be able to identify need and request engineering/vendor assistance as required
  • Assist Mechanical technicians as needed/as asked

    I&E Technician Specific Skills

  • Must have demonstrated mechanical/electrical knowledge to analyze and solve problems on various process instrumentation and switchgear.
  • Must be able to inspect used parts to determine changes in performance using VOM, oscilloscope, signal generator, rules, callipers, micrometers, feeler gauges and other measuring instruments
  • Must have prior experience in instrument calibrations and documentation in ISO 9000 or FDA facility
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in at least five of the following areas.
  • Documenting calibrators
  • PLC ladder logic diagrams
  • Configuration and calibration with HART communicator
  • Troubleshooting of 460V 3 Phase electrical switchgear
  • Troubleshooting motor control circuits
  • Troubleshooting 4-20mA instrument control loops
  • Maintenance and calibration of process analyzers including continuous emissions monitors
  • Rebuilding control valves
  • Calibration of level transmitters
  • DCS interface (Foxboro control system)

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to safely perform the following tasks:

  • Ability to lift equipment and tools up to 50 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • Use of hand tools above shoulders, under ergonomically stressful conditions, and under application of heavy force by employee
  • Work in elevated positions with hand tools and fall restraint equipment
  • Ability to wear personnel protective equipment (PPE)
  • Must be able to pass pulmonary test that is required prior to wearing breathing air mask
  • Ability to perform work in confined spaces while on breathing air
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders (fixed/portable) with tools when safe to do so.

    Education & Work Experience:

  • High School graduate or GED
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • 7 years minimum industrial experience in craft or tech school degree in craft and 3 years minimum industrial experience
  • Demonstrated experience with plant instrumentation (flow, level, pressure, temperature, pH, etc.) including calibration and troubleshooting and using HART communications
  • Solid understanding of standard plant electrical equipment (switchgear, motors, motor control circuits) including wiring and troubleshooting
  • Must be willing to work overtime including nights, weekends, holidays and shift work if duty calls. Currently we share call-in schedules on an as needed basis

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1105 Tate & Lyle Sucralose LLC, Mobile , I & E Tech, Other , McIntosh, Alabama

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