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Position Title: Instrumentation & Calibration Specialist 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Othello 

Requisition ID: 1801 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

The Instrument Calibration Specialist Position is part of the Maintenance Team, under the E&I group. There will be collaboration with the Electricians, solving instrument reliability shortcomings, and other instrument controls/electronic systems.  The Instrument Calibration Specialist’s main function will be ensuring the proper calibration of instruments, such as transmitters (flow, pressure, level), switches (level, pressure, flow, position), load cells and control valves.  This position will also be responsible for verification that instruments are used for the proper application. This also includes the proper installation of electronic components/instruments. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include thefollowing.  Other duties may be assigned.

·Use tools, test equipment, documentation, and schematics to operate,repair, adjust, install and rebuild electronic and instrumentation, whichsupports factory operations.

·Calibratesand verifies operation of weighing equipment and control devices such asproportional valves, RTDs, pressure transducers, level sensors, and otherdevices as directed.

·Knowledgeof and ability to operate test equipment, including oscilloscopes, digital testmeters, and insulations test meters, HART communicator, power supplies,frequency counters, and analog source meters.

·Knowledge and ability to test 4-20mA loops for accurate systeminput/output

·Tests,troubleshoots, and replaces malfunctioning or faulty electrical/electroniccomponents, including strain gauges with the use of schematics or vendordocumentation to resolve issue.

·Troubleshoots,maintains, and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

·Accuratelycompletes CMMS records and reports in a timely fashion to ensure requiredrepair parts are on site in a timely manner and for the accurate datacollection of all maintenance actions.

·Possessesgood communication skills to report to the supervisor and communicateappropriately with others, including those involved in on-the-job trainingfunctions.

·Developsthe habit and practice of documentation of work that may result in changes toparameters, circuits, components, configuration, or orientation of anelectrical/electronic device for future reference by self and others.

·Servesas a team player assisting all other mechanics and operators to carry out theirduties.

·Performswork and responsible duties in a timely fashion.

·Ownsproper tools for the job as needed to perform efficiently.

·Operatesthe forklift and scissor-lift as needed.

·Communicateswith supervisors, operators, and maintenance mechanics to determine deficiencyin equipment operation.

·Communicatescorrective actions to supervisors, operators, and maintenance personnel.

·Attendsand participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific requiredtraining.

·Communicatesany problems or changes in working environment to appropriate personnel.

·Understandsand adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order toensure a quality operation.

·Keepswork area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP’s) and according to the principles of 5S.

·Performsassigned tasks in a manner that does not endanger the environment and adheresto company and regulatory standards.

·Promotesand adheres to company safety regulations.

·Activeinvolvement in Behavioral Observation Safety (BOS).

·Wearsappropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.

·Helpsto build and promote a strong “Teamwork” environment in each individual workgroup, the factory, and the company.

·Activelyparticipates in the continuous improvement process, such as MCE events.

·Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONREQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individualmust be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Completion of one year toward an Associate’sDegree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or oneor two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination ofeducation and experience.

 

Working knowledge of test equipment, includingoscilloscope, digital test meters, insulation test meggers, decade box, HARTcommunicator, power supply, frequency counters, and 4-20mA source meters.

 

Strong computer background, includingexperience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows.

 

Must possess the ability to read and understandschematics, utilize vendor documentation, diagnostics, and troubleshooting; musthave experience with AC/DC voltages ranging from -48 to 480 volts; provenexperience with electrical wiring in accordance with the National ElectricCode; must have experience with instrumentation, motor, and process controls(pneumatic and hydraulic systems); and the ability to repair and maintainmechanical equipment.

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must have the ability to read and comprehendsimple instructions, short correspondence, and memos such as safety rules,operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Must have the ability to write simple correspondence, effectivelypresent information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers,clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

 

Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: US 
Department: ​O3 Maintenance and Engineering ​
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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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