• Maintenance/ Electrician

    Job Locations US-NY-Brownville
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    Job Function
  • Overview

    Neenah, a leading manufacturer of specialty papers, has an opening for a Maintenace/ Electricain at our Brownville, NY, Paper Mill site. This position may involve rotating shift work


    - Highly motivated, self directed, multi crafted worker that is able to work autonomously in a fast paced and often loud production environment.
    - Willing to be on call to provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
    - Willing to comply with all safety standards and regulations provided by the company and government (e.g. LOTO, Work Permits, etc.
    - Knowledge of safety policies and procedures is required (e.g. lock out / tag out, high voltage electrical).
    - Willing to perform highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain new and existing production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives
    - Prioritize and self-schedule maintenance work around production activities to achieve both production and maintenance KPI's.
    - Troubleshoot problems, identify root causes and propose and implement remedies.
    - Perform calibrations, installation and maintenance of process and analytical instrumentation.
    - Troubleshoot and re-wire high speed and/or highly automated equipment such as AC/DC motors, VFDs, PLCs, servo motors, and PLC I/O modules.
    - Read and interpret Blue Prints, Schematics, Ladder Logic, Equipment Manuals, and Electrical diagrams
    - Perform mechanical work, valve replacement, equipment bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, lube routes.
    - Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) to increase equipment reliability and up-time.
    - Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain electrical equipment including but not limited to: motors (all types), starters, breakers, transformers, isolation switches, relays, fuses, resistors, valves, AC Drives, electrical cable, fiber optic cable, coaxial cable, conduit, receptacles, PLC’s, control panels, lights & lighting panels, cranes or other lifting devices, distributive controls, UPS, fire & emergency alarms, disposal of bulbs and other hazardous material.
    - Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain electronic equipment including but not limited to: power supplies, inverters, rectifiers, transistors, amplifiers, capacitors, inductors, diodes, resistors, and soldering.
    - Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, calibrate, and maintain instrumentation equipment including but not limited to: transmitters (all types), valves, I/P, positioners, actuators, dampers, flow meters, tubing, PH, RTD, thermocouple. Must know how to operate several pieces of test equipment including but not limited to: multimeter, amp meter, oscilloscope, megohmmeter, hot sticks, chart recorder, Hart communicator.


    - High school diploma and 5-10 years industrial mechanical, electrical/PLC troubleshooting experience or two-year technical degree with 5-10 years industrial mechanical, electrical/PLC troubleshooting experience.
    - Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with people of varying skills and backgrounds.
    - PLC troubleshooting experience required with Multiple platforms such as Allen Bradley PLC5, Control Logix, HMI, Siemens and Servo Drives.
    - Strong computer skills required; Microsoft Office Excel proficiency as well as Computerized Maintenance Management Systems experience preferred.
    - Experience in computer networking (routers, Ethernet, switches, etc.) preferred.
    - Mechanical troubleshooting experience in high speed highly automated continuous process environment preferred.
    - Welding experience.


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