• E&I Technician

    Job Locations US-NC-Browns Summit
    # of Openings
    Technical Associates, LLC
  • Overview

    A large manufacturing facility is seeking a Lead E&I Technician to support all making systems, as well as the receiving area.  Owns a technology for a given category of equipment or instruments critical for supporting making operations (flow meter, VFD, heat trace, etc.).  Individual is also responsible for qualification in an operating area and is expected to flow to the work as required by the business. The anticipated duration is 6 months.  Position will be working 12 hour shifts and will rotate between days and nights every 2 weeks.


    • Assume leadership role 
    • Collaborate with operating and project teams to resolve equipment issues and improve electrical systems on the manufacturing floor
    • Lead small projects to improve the systems in the area
    • Coach and develop shift team to build skills within the module
    • Apply technical mastery, personal initiative, and follow-through
    • Support shift teams via flow-to-the-work
    • Apply electrical technical skills to support business
    • Own resolution of all issues on-shift using UPS tools
    • Find and fix electrical defects shiftly
    • Provide clear and concise data at shift transition DDS to support continuity of all problem-solving
    • Own technology for the department (flow meter, VFD, heat trace, etc.)
    • Acquire low voltage qualification (up to 1,000V) and complete ‘E’ Skill Blocks
    • Conduct electrical troubleshooting (hardware and software) in support of operating teams
    • Utilize IWS tools to eliminate defects and improve systems
    • Proactively monitor and maintain electrical field devices and power systems (execute PM’s, CIL’s, replace in-kind, calibrations, etc.)
    • Provide input to Maintenance Planning and execute work orders.
    • Develop and maintain electrical documentation and CBA’s / OPL’s
    • Capable of basic programming, set-up, and configuration of electrical components (VFD’s, PLC’s, scales, communications, etc.)


    • Electrical troubleshooting skills for power and control devices
    • Ability to troubleshoot problems using PLC’s, HMI’s, drawings, and electrical documentation
    • Demonstrated problem solving capability and deductive reasoning
    • Qualified in Low Voltage (up to 1,000V)
    • Strong collaboration and communication skills; ability to work with others on the team to get results
    • Able to manage multiple priorities
    • Role model safety in ALL aspects of your work
    • Self-directed and motivated; have a sense of urgency and bias for action to deliver needed results
    • Knows when a higher level skill is required and is able to resource needed assistance
    • Computer skills – Excel, Word, SAP Maintenance, Proficy, etc.
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply IWS tools (UPS, BDE, Y-Y, etc.)
    • Demonstrated leadership, technical mastery, initiative, and follow through
    • Previous experience in making areas
    • Change control and validation qualified
    • PLC and HMI programming and troubleshooting
    • Use of FTBatch, Rockwell controls, ProcessBook trending
    • Expert with controls and data systems that support making systems (servers, Proficy, FTBatch, etc.)
    • Expert at configuration and use of devices that support making systems
    • Solid foundation in multiple electrical technologies and systems

    Essential Functions

    • Must be able to visually & physically inspect equipment (this requires moving around the equipment and possibly climbing on equipment to inspect and install machinery and troubleshoot problems).
    • Must be able to walk up and down stairs (some of the equipment is elevated).
    • Must be able to carry and wear a tool belt on each shift
    • Must be capable of walking the distance from parking lot to designated job area (may be 1 mile+), in addition to walking throughout a large manufacturing plant during course of day for required meetings and other required duties.
    • Ability to use basic hand and power tools, lift 50 lbs.
    • PPE required for this facility is steel toe safety shoes, ear protection, and eye protection.


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