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Electrical Engineer - Reliability

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Selma, AL, US, 36701-8311

Company: International Paper

RELIABILITY ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL - EPD Specialist

 

 

This position is responsible for leading and directing elements of the Riverdale Electrical Reliability Team.  The successful candidate will be expected to manage in a goal-oriented environment to deliver targeted results in the areas of safety, employee engagement, and Reliability Excellence.

 

The primary focus for this position is leading mill-wide electrical reliability efforts centered around:

  1. EPD Champion
  2. Electrical drive components (VSD both AC & DC, and Starter Switchgear)
  3. PLC reliability with regard to spare parts strategy, legacy system upgrade strategy, E/I troubleshooting and programming skills development.
  4. Leading precision Electrical and Instrumentation efforts, such as infrared and ultrasonic predictive strategies.
  5. Being the Motor Champion for the mill which involves all reliability efforts around motors, such as application engineering, spare strategies, failure analysis, predictive diagnostic systems and being the primary mill contact between motor repair shops, IP Technology, and motor OEM’s.
  6. Being the mill champion for all IP additional IEPM (Instrument Electrician Precision Maintenance) techniques including sustained systems implementation.

     

    This position leads efforts in maintaining and troubleshooting problems with mill-wide equipment and systems and will establish root cause of failures. The expectation is to provide ongoing improvements in mill-wide reliability. The incumbent must provide effective planning to achieve timely repairs.  The successful candidate will conduct 1-1s with employees to provide guidance and development.

     

     

    Qualifications:

    B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred, 3 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the Pulp and Paper industry in Maintenance or Maintenance Engineering; significant experience with EPD (Electrical Power Drives) preferred; must have strong leadership skills and a proven track record of improving employee engagement.  Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, set expectations, build effective team, drive for results, measure work and hold teams and individuals accountable.

     

    Competencies:  Action Oriented, Functional/Technical Skills, Building Effective Teams, Conflict Management, Listening, Informing, Managerial Courage, Command Skills, Confronting Direct Reports

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