Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Intern at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Mobile, Alabama

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Intern

Job Description

The Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) INTERN position is designed for individuals who have acquired the specific technical knowledge from a formal Electrical/Instrumentation curriculum yielding a two-year Technical Degree, but lack the experience required to be considered for the fully experienced E&I Technician position.   The qualified E&I INTERN position will be responsible for the safe operation and repair of electrical power and control systems and will perform preventative, routine and troubleshooting E&I maintenance in a high-speed manufacturing facility while ensuring a safe and multi-functional team environment.   Work will mostly consist of the areas listed in the “Key Study” section below.

Required Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma.

  • Must have a two (2) year Technical Degree in Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) concentrating in “Key Studies” such as Programmable Logic Control, Motor Controls, Distributed Control Systems, Variable Frequency Drives, and Process Control.  Successful candidate must be able to show the related Curriculum studied that produced the Technical Degree OR successful completion of a formal, Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program that concentrated in the Electrical & Instrumentation field with the same “Key Studies” listed.

  • Competent in reading and interpreting electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, single line diagrams, and circuit diagrams.

  • Effective Communicator (speaker and listener) in small groups and one-on-one.

  • Required to work rotating shifts including nights, holidays, weekends and overtime.

Should have good knowledge of the following “Key Study” areas to be considered for the E&I Intern position:

  • Electrical Distribution Systems

  • Variable Frequency Drives

  • Motor Controls – D.C. and A.C.

  • Distributed Control Systems

  • Programmable Logic Control

  • Valves, Positioners and Actuators

  • Transducers and Transmitters

  • Process Control

  • Qualified Electrical Skills (NFPA 70E)

  • Digital & Analog Field Components

  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems

  • Process Control troubleshooting on:

  • Conveyors

  • Control Systems

  • Pnumatic Systems

  • Hydraulic Systems

  • Network Devices

  • Familiarity with communication protocols (Ethernet, Modbus Plus, Device net, Control net)

Other requirements:

  • Ability to work safely in a multi-functional team environment.

  • Ability to learn and use new Reliability skills and techniques.

  • Must be familiar with the troubleshooting process for electrical circuits and devices and capable of using techniques to analyze problems and resolve failures when they occur.

  • The ability to change direction or plans with little to no notice, to build effective relationships, and to make good use of available resources.

  • Able to constructively give “peer-to-peer” feedback in order to encourage and improve upon a continuous improvement culture.

  • Able to confront problems and handle conflict.

  • Able to problem solve and set priorities and generate new ideas and improved ways of working.

  • Participates in “Standard Work” and requirements meeting required deadlines and participation levels.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark. 

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world.  We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers.  When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

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