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Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Company: WestRock
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

At WestRock (NYSE: WRK), we're proud of the millions of packages and boxes we make every year. We are even more proud of what each of these boxes represent: connections. WestRock connects people to products, helping customers increase their sales, lower their total cost, minimize their risk and improve their sustainability. Our customers value our differentiated portfolio of paper and packaging solutions, but it is our team members' passion and dedication that make them an extension of our customers' brands. Every day, our 50,000 team members combine practical -innovations and rigorous execution across -hundreds of -operating and business facilities around the world to connect people to products. Come join our team and unlock your future in a successful and dynamic paper and packaging company!The opportunity:The E&I Technician maintains electrical and instrumentation systems for production and process equipment within the Solvay Paper Mill. -The E & I Technician will support the manufacturing team by providing quality maintenance duties to maximize mill equipment reliability and availability. The E&I technician will also utilize their mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, lubrication, rigging, welding) in our continuous pulp and paper process manufacturing environment to achieve equipment uptime metrics.How you will impact WestRock: -

  • Support continuous improvement of preventive maintenance
  • Engage in preventive and predictive maintenance activities throughout the facility
  • Participate in trouble-shooting efforts to respond to equipment failures and/or process deficiencies
  • Participate in root cause analysis and execution of corrective actions to minimize recurrence of unplanned shutdowns
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains Distributive Control System (DCS) and Programmed Logic Control (PLC) systems, which includes higher levels of automation, improved methods of control, and improved information gathering and reporting
  • Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams, or schematics to troubleshoot and maintain process control systems
  • Completes necessary documentation to ensure control documentation is current, follows all necessary change control procedures, and updates (marks up) drawings to reflect process improvements and field changes
  • Initiates and completes work-orders and requisitions, and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis
  • Responsible for vendor contact as requestedWhat you need to succeed:
    • High School Diploma / GED is required
    • 5+ years of Instrumentation and Electrical experience in a production maintenance environment or equivalent military experience -is required
    • Journeyman or proof of completion of college or apprenticeship
    • Computer skills including MS Office and ability to quickly learn new software used in the department
    • Strong electronics background preferred with experience also in 480-volt, 2300 volt, 35k volts, 3-Phase Controls;
    • AB/Rockwell DC Drive; AB/Rockwell PLC's, Control Logic; Reading Electrical Drawings and Ladder Logic
    • Able to work a rotating shift schedule, including weekends and overtime as needed
    • Experience with variable frequency drives (Siemens a plus) and smart field instruments (i.e. pressure, flow, temperature, level and analytical transmitters, valve positioners, valve actuators and PID controllers) is necessary.
    • Understanding of the working components of PLC/DCS systemsWhat we offer
      • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
      • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
      • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential
      • Great benefits to include medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plan
      • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
      • WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce for Minorities, Females, Disabled, and Veterans#NY#GD#militaryjobs#CB*CB

Keywords: WestRock, Syracuse , Electrical and Instrumentation Technician, Professions , Syracuse, New York

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