Specialist-I&E

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The Instrument Specialist is responsible for identifying and implementing methods to improve reliability of Instrumentation Systems. The Instrument Reliability Specialist makes improvements in preventative and predictive maintenance to improve reliability and maintenance effectiveness. The Specialist performs maintenance planning functions as well as special projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and drive accident prevention and environmental excellence.
  • Support the development of Instrument Calibration database and use of documenting calibrators
  • Assist with Meridium documentation management and training
  • Assist in management of Instrumentation spare parts and revisions to warehouse stock. Evaluate stock periodically for updating and improvements
  • Review data from instrumentation PMs to evaluate and optimize PM frequencies. Assist in developing PM documentation forms and procedures
  • Support management of control valve repairs, materials and reporting
  • Assist in development of major turnaround instrumentation work scopes
  • Perform workorder planning for routine and turnaround Instrument maintenance activities
  • Support instrumentation reliability improvement projects
  • Develop new and improve existing instrumentation maintenance procedures
  • Provide maintenance input on new projects
  • Assist as needed with development of Instrumentation Training Programs
  • Ensure maintenance is performed according to critical care plans for instrumentation classified as Criticality Ranking A and B
  • Provide assistance to Instrument Engineers on reliability efforts and projects
  • Support ISO compliance efforts, audits, and documentation for quality critical equipment

QUALIFICATION & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Technical degree in instrument/Electrical discipline
  • 5 years of Instrumentation Maintenance experience
  • Previous experience in industrial chemical plant facilities
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, SAP
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Production, Maintenance/Scheduling, Managers, Supervisors and Crafts Persons
  • Exhibit individual initiative and constantly seek continuous improvement
  • The successful candidate, who receives a job offer, must present proof he or she is fully vaccinated as a condition of employment prior to their start date.


Westlake Chemical  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation.

If you are an active Westlake Chemical employee (or an employee of any Westlake Chemical affiliates), please do not apply here. Please go to your Workday homepage and click on the "Careers" worklet and view "Westlake Career Opportunities".



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Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$50,000.00 - 84,000.00
per Year
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Location
Westlake, LA 70669, US
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