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I&E Technical Supervisor at SiVance, LLC in Gainesville, Florida

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people's lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people's lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

Milliken's SiVance Plant is a world-class business leader in silicone chemistry, focused on the development and manufacture of specialty silicone technologies at this fully-integrated production facility established in 1953 in Gainesville, Florida. The 65-acre site contains Research & Development laboratories, analytical capabilities for chemical analysis and route development, and production facilities ranging from lab scale, to pilot and commercial scale, allowing SiVance to move innovations through the development pipeline in relatively short order. At the SiVance plant, more than 120 associates produce hundreds of silicon-based products considered vital to the performance and value of industrial and consumer products manufactured around the world.

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The Instrumentation & Electrical Supervisor manages all electrical, instrumentation, controls, automation equipment and related activities within the Si Vance plant

Responsibilities May Include:
* Supervising a team of I&E Technicians whose responsibilities include: Executing all troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair for electrical, instrumentation, controls, and automation equipment
* Providing technical guidance for the design, installation, and operation of all electrical, instrumentation, controls, and automation equipment
* Providing I&E, Controls and Automation technical expertise to support the I&E Technicians as well as engineering, operations, and other maintenance personnel
* Working with Engineering Services and other Supervisors to ensure related standards, policies, and procedures are fit for purpose and cost-effective
* Managing the Plant's, I&E, controls, and automation equipment inventory and critical spare replacement plan
* Developing a long-range plan to ensure all I&E, controls, and automation equipment is properly maintained according to applicable standards and policies and considering system and equipment criticality and available data and ensuring this plan is incorporated into the capital, expense, and major maintenance budgets
* Coordinating with Engineering, Operations, the Planner/Scheduler, and other maintenance disciplines to ensure the I&E Technicians are effectively assigned to tasks and time off, overtime, and call-outs are managed effectively
* Coordinating with the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler to ensure the Maintenance Schedule is complete, accurate, and up to date
* Coordinating with the maintenance planner scheduler, Operations Superviors andl Operations to plan and schedule maintenance and project work to minimize the impact to operations
* Ensuring the I&E Technicians execute work according to applicable regulations, standards, policies, and procedures and in an efficient and cost-effective manner
* Ensuring the I&E Technicians and other personnel fully document failures, data, and work related to I&E, controls, and automation equipment in SAP PM
* Working with the Engineering Services Manager and applicable industry organizations to identify new technologies in support of reliable and cost-effective operations and stay current with changes to industry regulations, standards, and practices
* Working with the Engineering Services Manager and I&E Technicians to implement tools, processes, and new technologies
* Ensuring I&E Technicians and other personnel receive required training
* Ensuring failures and near misses are appropriately investigated and resulting action items are implemented
* Evaluating material and service providers to ensure they provide professional quality services
* Supporting related inspections, audits, and Emergency Response activities
* This is a working supervisor position with up to 50% of daily activities working as an I&E Technician

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Required:
* Legally authorized to work in job posting country
* High school diploma or GED equivalent
* 7 or more years of direct experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing electrical, instrumentation, controls, and/or automation equipment
* 5 or more years of experience in a leadership and supervisory position over employees or contractors
* Working knowledge of preventative maintenance processes
* Working knowledge of industry safe work practices
* Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code
* Working knowledge of Hazardous area classifications
* Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
* Able to read and understand related drawings and technical documents
* PROCAL software experience
* PCS 7 and APACS DCS systems knowledge
* Eurotherm PAC knowledge

Preferred:
* Associate degree in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics
* 5 or more years of experience working in Chemical manufacturing
* 10 or more years of experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing electrical, instrumentation, controls, and/or automation equipment
* Direct experience with the Plant Maintenance module of SAP
* A passing score on the Instrument and Electrical technician Level 4 test

Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.