IF Shift E&I Technician

Date Posted: September 9, 2021

Deadline: October 8, 2021

Organization: Ascend

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Requirements:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED
  • Experience with mechanical and electrical systems with some background in rotating equipment, pumps, blowers, gearboxes and conveying equipment.
  • Must be responsible, self-motivated, and able to function effectively in demanding situations with little or no supervision
  • Knowledge of plant policies, procedures and safety and environmental standards
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct work groups
  • Provide technical and general coaching to peers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use flow charts and schedules; maintain a system of records.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment using an analytical, step-by-step process, standard maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting guidelines.
  • Analyze jobs for specific requirements and assist/direct shop personnel to meet these requirements
  • Knowledge of plant Engineering procedures, maintenance redesign, and SAP
  • Knowledge of PSM/KMS procedures and guidelines
  • Effective team building skills

COMPETENCIES DESIRED:

  • Education: Associate Degree or Equivalent Years of Experience
  • Computer Skills: Basic computer PC skills and SAP Experience (Work Order and Parts Management)
  • Other: SPC, Provox, PLCs, AC&DC Drives, troubleshooting electrical systems, circuitry, and operations issues
  • Experience with spinning process, both upstream and downstream
  • Experience with rotating equipment, mechanical seals and additive pumps

Relationships:

Interface daily with supervision plant wide and other technicians to coordinate work schedules and solve area problems. Frequently contact supervisors, engineers and vendors to obtain data required for solving highly technical/complex equipment problems.  The contacts often involve the discussion of highly technical data,, and the decision on how to solve a problem can be controversial, which requires negotiations to reach a final solution.

Independent Judgment:

During the dark hours and weekends, make the decision to shut equipment down for emergency repairs and/or to correct safety problems and call in other technicians on overtime to assist with repairs when needed.  With the supervisor’s and engineering approval, make changes in equipment design and work priorities.  Coordinate the installation/start-up of E & I equipment. Test work/minor changes in design to equipment must be done in a manner that will not jeopardize the safety of personnel or cause damage to equipment.  The E/I must have supervisor’s approval to alter equipment or protective devices/safety interlocks.

Continue to upgrade job technical seminars and on-the-job training.  Work overtime as needed to expedite the repair of critical production equipment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work from heights
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Ability to push/pull up to 55/20 lbs
  • Ability to carry 25 lbs or less
  • Ability to climb work platforms (if necessary)
Job Description:
  • POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Industrial Fibers E&I Manufacturing Technician is responsible for electrical system troubleshooting, process troubleshooting, assisting the area engineer with data collection and interpretation, organizing and conducting tests, assisting maintenance as needed for troubleshooting and maintenance work and repair, and assist with development of new products, electrical components, and coordination of other resources as necessary for repairs.  This person could also be called whenever additional maintenance support is needed for a given job.  The resolution of manufacturing problems in the pursuit of optimizing the product quality and unit on stream-time will be a key focus area.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    (This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.)

    As mentioned above in the summary, this position is responsible for electrical system troubleshooting, process troubleshooting, assisting the area engineer with data collection and interpretation, organizing and conducting tests, assisting maintenance as needed for troubleshooting and maintenance work and repair, and assist with development of new products, electrical components, and coordination of other resources as necessary for repairs

    • Assist with coordination of the daily work effort via procurement of materials, equipment, and resources for all emergency work that breaks the routine schedule
    • Ensure all work execution meets Ascend standards
    • Assist area Planner and Scheduler with reactive work, job scopes, and critical paths
    • Take a leadership role within the group
    • Work with area Resource/Planner to construct flow charts, time lines, and critical paths for shutdowns
    • Coach/train the work group to meet area expectations
    • Insure that prints and equipment specifications are updated
    • Maintain area equipment files
    • Use SAP, Outlook, prints, sketches, vendor information, and equipment data to ensure that work is accomplished in a timely and productive manner
    • Lead/participate in area improvements through the A2E process
Schedule:
Application Process:
Apply on company website.
Employer Address:

1515 Hwy 246 S
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.