The primary responsibilities of this role, Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Engineer, are to: 

  • Provide Technical support in the development of detailed job plans for instrument and equipment repairs/ PM”s;
  • Develop Engineering work packages for critical maintenance jobs and improvement projects;
  • Monitor/trend, identify and develop solutions to E&I equipment issues (accuracy, high downtime, high maintenance cost &/or high quantity of repetitive failures);
  • Generate management of changes documentation for solutions to E&I equipment problems that deviate from original design;
  • Maintain instrument specs and area E&I Drawings;
  • Perform incident investigations and participate in unit or area safety teams;
  • Provide technical support to production group with instrument and process issues;
  • Work closely with drafting personnel, production and maintenance personnel, corporate engineering, and construction contractors;
  • Oversight of interlock/safety circuit program;
  • Technical input and support for Process Safety Management;
  • Some on-call time periods may be incurred;
  • Manage the proper turnover of implemented control strategies to the customer. This includes proper documentation and training of area personnel and follow-up for debugging/refinement;
  • Assist in managing the long -term reliability efforts for the plant process control systems, including reliability tracking through Emerson;
  • AMS/ GE Meridium as well as control system hardware and I/O reliability;
  • Promote Site Process Safety and Plant Safety initiatives (EmPart, Behavior Base Safety, and Unit compliance, etc.);
  • Lead Interlock checks and be a primary resource providing troubleshooting guidance to Electrical and Instrumentation technicians.

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor”s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years engineering experience in manufacturing, engineering or related field;
  • Computer proficiency in Windows based programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and as part of a diverse team composed of fellow engineers, operations personnel, maintenance personnel and leadership;
  • Must be available to respond to calls on off-hours, nights, weekends, and holidays (infrequently, but as needed);
  • Must be able to perform work in a manufacturing plant environment, including ascending/descending stairs and ladders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong safety ethic, decision-making and problem- solving skills;
  • General knowledge of batch and / or continuous process operations;
  • Understand and utilize NFPA Standards.


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