Instrumentation & Automation Technician

at Air Liquide in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Located In Newport, DE. JOB TITLE - Instrumentation & Automation Technician CONTRACT TYPE - Regular PUBLICATION DATE - 2022-04-25 COUNTRY - United States

This role provides technical expertise and hands-on support of factory automation systems - hardware and software - for a continuous-shift (24-7) gas separation membrane manufacturing operation.  This role will develop additional depth to our PLC support capabilities.


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, serve as a safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness; adhere to and support the continuous improvement of all safety practices / procedures
  • Perform routine calibrations for all production equipment.  Ensuring all instruments are completed on time.
  • Maintain all calibration equipment to have current NIST status.
  • Maintain, and troubleshoot existing production systems including instrumentation, motors, valves, variable speed drives, PLC’s.
  • Work with Process Control Engineer and Manufacturing personnel to ensure reliable operation of equipment and control systems for polymer solution preparation, fiber spinning, washing, dehydration, and coating,  bundle/cartridge forming, winding, and casting, bundle/cartridge post-treatment, bundle/cartridge testing.
  • Interact w/ other members of the Technology Group, R&D, Manufacturing and Maintenance to accomplish the tasks
  • Support operation with on-call responsibilities after-hours and weekends
  • Other related duties as assigned

This position is identified as "safety-sensitive" and is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy and/or state law.

The candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

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Job Posting: 961474

Posted On: Apr 28, 2022

Updated On: Jun 28, 2022