Instrument Reliability Engineer (Electrical Reliability Engineer)

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Olin Chlor Alkali Products & Vinyls, a division of Olin Corporation, has an opening for a Instrument Reliablity Engineer (Electrical Reliability Engineer) located in McIntosh, AL.
Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world's leading producer or chlor alkali products and Vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.
Essential Job Functions:
Follow all plant operating and safety policies and procedures to make on-the-job decisions to permit safe and efficient operations of the area and the overall plant, according to specified and delegated authority.
Design, specify, install, start, monitor and troubleshoot industrial instrumentation, and control systems for new and existing chemical plant uses.
Direct activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational requirements conform to functional specifications, codes and end-user expectations
Direct and coordinate operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation equipment and systems in field installations.
Maintain effective communication and coordination with area supervisors and technicians.
Identify, initiate, coordinate and complete maintenance process improvement opportunities.
Develop Reliability-Centered maintenance processes and share with other sites.
Develop expertise in predictive maintenance technologies.
Implement Maintenance Excellence initiatives, goals, and costs, to improve the overall effectiveness of the maintenance department.
Utilize analytical and engineering skills to identify and reduce / eliminate repeated equipment failures.
Work with Engineering on PSM implementation, i.e., work practices, design and repair standards, management of change, Layers of Protection, etc.
Perform RCFA's to ensure long term maintenance equipment problems are appropriately investigated with solutions implemented.
Assist with department budgeting and expenditure forecasting.
Facilitate positive change in the Maintenance organization by pro-actively driving department initiatives. Act as a change agent in implementing cross-functional plant business objectives.
Review major purchases and capital projects to optimize life cycle costs.
Assist in tracking metrics and generating the monthly reports for area of responsibility.
Provide input into capital budget to drive improved reliability.
Proactively identify development opportunities to build reliability expertise both personally and within department.
Provide independent quality control of in-house and outside contract services.
Promote and practice operational excellence, good safety and housekeeping.
Make suggestions according to the proper procedure for improvements in operation and safety.
Complete required training on a timely basis.
Perform all duties in alignment with Olin's quality policy and per the ISO9001/RC14001 standards and procedures.
Perform other duties as directed by management.
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering from an accredited university.
5+ years of instrumentation experience in an industrial environment.
Ability to trouble shoot & configure PLC control systems, AMS, Delta V, Allen Bradley & Automation Direct systems knowledge a plus.
Certification in technical skills, a plus (vibration analysis, thermography, MCE, etc.)
Must meet the physical requirements including, but not limited to, climbing stairs and ladders.
Must be able to pass fit test for full and half face respirators.
Must be able to digest and disseminate written information and make numerical calculations sufficiently well to perform assigned general and specific duties and responsibilities.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.
Ability to communicate proficiently with operations personnel on all levels to assist in the development of improved controls, trouble identification, & repair or replacement of components used within instrumented process control systems.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Must have basic computer skills including Word and Excel, SAP knowledge a plus.
Occasional travel required.
Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education
This position is not eligible for an expat assignment
Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.
Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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