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Instrumentation & Electronics Technician




Position Overview

Serves as a Fayetteville plant instrumentation technician. Responsibilities include installing, configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining, and documenting plant process instrumentation and control systems. Strives to enhance knowledge of PLC and HMI systems. Ensures work is captured in SAP maintenance module system. Participates in plant safety, environmental, and production programs, including improvement teams. Assists with maintenance activities as necessary.

Company Overview

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.

Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Job Responsibilities

•Coordinates, schedules, and completes work orders and PM inspections, in cooperation with operations personnel, on all I&E work
•Inputs information into SAP maintenance system to record accomplishment and document repair.
•Performs hands-on installation, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting for all process equipment.
•Preferred moderate understanding of programming PLC ladder logic and process control graphics.
•Supports safety improvements and PSM activity
•Supports environmental programs and improvements
•Contributes appropriate subject expertise to capital project installations
•Build maintenance/equipment technical data and update equipment files
•Develop and maintain inventory of essential maintenance materials and critical equipment spare parts.
•Interact with vendors in getting parts identified properly for ordering and delivery.
•Gain an intimate understanding of process and process variables.
•Configures, installs, and terminates instrumentation and controls per wiring schematics, loop diagrams, and P&IDs.
•Provides marked-up documentation as required for “as-built”.
•Works closely with the Regional Process Control Specialist to maintain consistent instrumentation practices and standards.
•Models excellence in EHS, Housekeeping, Leadership, and ensures EHS compliance at all times.
•Models team behavior; works well with others
•Excellent organizational and planning skills; learns quickly, and is detail oriented.
•Works towards skill enhancement towards knowledge of Basic Process Control and HMI systems.
•Periodic electrical work may be required
•Complete other tasks as assigned by Leadership


Minimum Qualifications

2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment as electronics, instrumentation or approved maintenance/electrical technician required. Experience with Allen Bradley PLC programming and I/O equipment a plus.

Physical: Walking, driving, standing, lifting 55 pounds repeatedly, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, fingering, talking, hearing, and seeing. Ability to enter confined spaces and wear a respirator.
Aptitudes: Must possess the ability to understand the meaning of words and their ideas, as well as instructions and their underlying principles. Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately, and possess hand-eye motor coordination. Mechanical and electrical aptitude. Perform basic computer functions.

Temperaments: Must have the ability to accept responsibility, perform duties under stress, adapt to situations requiring preciseness, and adapt to changing duties and responsibilities. Must be able to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts; be able to influence people in the opinions, attitudes, or judgments; and be able to generalize, evaluate, make decisions, and perform repetitive work.

Education Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent is required. Post Secondary education certificate or degree required (experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
AS degree in Electronics Technology or Instrumentation preferred.


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.



Work Schedule

Set Hours


30.89 per hour


All new hires are eligible for medical and retirement benefits on the first day of employment.

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Other — Hexion - Fayetteville, NC

Application Process

Please apply online at http://www.hexion.com/careers

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