Instrument Controls Specialist

Location: 

Muskegon, MI, US, 49442

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2995

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
 

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
 

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter
 

JOB TITLE: Instrument Controls Specialist

LOCATION: Muskegon, MI

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Full Time, T - F 10 hr. days

 

POSITION SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: Identify opportunities to improve processes (reduce variability, improve quality and productivity) and improve safety via the site’s control systems.  Provide Instrument, Controls, and Engineering (ICE) support for engineering projects.  Ability to work with industrial instrumentation, network communications, automation controls, (PLC, DCS, HMI) and electrical schematics.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work closely with Electrical & Instrument (E&I) technicians to support troubleshooting initiatives to maintain production uptime. 
  • Identify, scope out, and implement process improvement initiatives and projects as approved on an annual basis, providing installation, programming, controls expertise.
  • Coordinate the installation of hardware, software, and modifications by working with operations, engineering, and vendor personnel.
  • Supervise pre-commissioning and start-up of new or modified systems.
  • Ensure documentation of all control system modifications via the Control Change Request system.
  • Develop, implement and sustain applications providing visibility of the process floor and operation. 
  • Perform troubleshooting of system hardware and software and obtain services of contract specialists when required.
  • Manage PM and calibration programs.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree in Electrical Instrumentation/Electronics Technology, Electrical Apprenticeship Training or equivalent experience.
  • 2 – 3 years Industrial Automation, Installation and Troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs, plant electrical power systems and OT network systems.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge of DCS, VFDs, C-More HMIs, iFIX, and Ignition software preferred.

 

 

BENEFITS

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance. Eligibility of benefit timing may vary.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 

It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
 

Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Sun Chemical or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed contract on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered property of Sun Chemical and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired.

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Nearest Major Market: Muskegon
Nearest Secondary Market: Grand Rapids