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Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

About the role
The Instrumentation and Electrical Technicians are responsible for troubleshooting and repairing electrical and instrumentation issues that would negatively impact the safe operation of plant systems.  They also proactively test, repair and upgrade electrical and instrumentation systems. Willing to work overtime as needed and during plant outages. This is a safety critical role. 

  Key activities include:

  • Safely and efficiently maintain/repair manufacturing and utilities equipment in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Monitor and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment and process. Report deviations, equipment failures, and hazards and assist in plant investigations and problem resolutions
  • Utilize computer systems to obtain spare parts for equipment repairs and complete any documentation / reports as required
  • Installation, calibration, inspection, troubleshooting and repair of instruments and electrical equipment, in accordance with NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, ISA and Company Standards.
  • Identify, interpret and effectively use drawings and documentation related to electrical and process controls including electrical one-line diagrams, wiring schematics, control schematics, P&ID’s, cause and effect diagrams, instrument loop diagrams, etc.
  • Control valve repair.
  • Troubleshoot, repair motor control circuits and equipment including VFD’s, motors and motor control circuits.
  • Participate and successfully complete training and development activities
  • Provide on–the–job training for other maintenance personnel as needed
  • Participate on project teams identifying and sharing continuous improvement ideas to enhance equipment reliability, safety, and process improvements and cost reduction
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping, display safe working practices in all duties and identify, correct and report hazardous situations
  • Establish and share maintenance best practices
  • Complete reports and documentation accurately as required
  • Ensure adherence to INEOS 20 Process and Behavioral Safety Principles and Life Saving Rules
  • Complete all documentation accurately
  • Review, comprehend and follow all company rules, policies and guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About You
You will ideally have:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • 2-year technical degree / certificate in industrial electrical or instrumentation with minimum of 2 years of experience or minimum 5 years electrical and/or instrumentation experience in an industrial maintenance environment with no technical degree.
  • Certifications from trade schools and/or professional organizations are preferred.
  • Previous chemical plant experience a plus
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be able to work rotating shift schedule
  • Physically capable of climbing stairs and ladders
  • Able to work in outdoor environment in all seasonal weather extremes

This is an hourly day shift position.   

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants just south of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

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