Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (Windsor Locks, CT)

Ahlstrom | Windsor

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Posted Date 3/28/2024
Description You have a choice of where you want to work! We invite you along on our journey to Purify and Protect, with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World. We aim to attract, retain, and energize passionate people, like you, by investing in your professional development and providing opportunities for personal growth.

Do your values align with ours? Accountability, Growth mindset, One team, Care and a fair and inclusive work environment for everyone, everywhere!

We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our team, safeguarding the environment, and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business. Are you with us?!?

PURPOSE OF JOB
To provide full maintenance service for electrical, instrumentation, and control systems at three production buildings at the Windsor Locks site. Troubleshoot and analyze systems and component malfunctions by investigating process conditions that are leading to failure in order to determine the corrective actions. Make recommendations for system changes to meet operational, safety and environmental requirements. Assist in engineering capital projects.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Troubleshoot, install, and repair electrical components such as wiring, conduit, cable tray, switches, analog circuits, motors, variable frequency drives, PLC's, power distribution lighting, etc.
  • Be fluent in PLC programming and drive parameterization.
  • Work with voltages ranging from 24 VDC to 480 VAC.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance tasks, maintain calibrations/ISO records of process control instrumentation.
  • Assist Engineering with system improvement projects and retrofits of old equipment.
  • Participate in continuous improvement teams and root cause analysis for machine breakdowns.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Associate degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Minimum of five years troubleshooting experience with PLC hardware and software.
  • Strong electrical, VFD, and PLC troubleshooting skills
  • Must have experience in PLC/VFD and HMI programming languages, including function block/ladder/statement list
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products
  • SAP experience preferred but not required
  • Must be flexible to work off shift when required. Significant bonus payment for call-ins
  • Must be able to participate in the week-end rotational shift, approximately once every other month, with bonus payments.
Pay Range: From $37.45 to $43.36 plus overtime

Ahlstrom is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which we are firmly bound. Ahlstrom will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with our company based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

About Us. Ahlstrom is a global leader in combining fibers into sustainable specialty materials. Our purpose is to Purify and Protect, with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World. Our vision is to be the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company for all our stakeholders.

We serve five growing and distinctive end markets, which form the basis for our five divisions: Filtration, Food & Consumer Packaging, Healthcare, Building Materials, and Technical Materials.

Our pro forma net sales 2021 for continuing operations amounted to EUR 2.6 billion and we employ some 7,000 people.

Salary40.41 Hour
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