Technical Supervisor

Posted: 06/25/2024

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development, maintenance, and installation of all controls and automation equipment for the Plant.
  • Responsible for all modifications made to automation/controls programming, software, and HMI’s
  • Responsible for leading, developing, and motivating an technical crew that is responsible for the maintenance and installation of all electrical equipment for the Plant.
  • Responsible for training, coaching, developing, and retaining competent employees to ensure appropriate depth and skill proficiency.
  • Accountable for maintaining high levels of crew safety performance.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts within controls and electrical functions.
  • Execution of the Plant RPM program. 
  • Develop and execute the preventative maintenance program for all electrical equipment and direct the use of this program for inspections and repairs.
  • Maintain accurate documentation for all motors and electrical systems to facilitate prompt troubleshooting and maintain plant production capacity.
  • Design of new electrical installations and control circuits and performs the necessary layout work for all new installation.
  • Responsible for collaborating with other plant functions as needed to ensure optimum coordination of activities.
  • Engage employees in pursuit of a positive and productive work environment
  • Maintain and become proficient in all aspects of controls and have specialized training in the Valmet DCS system.
  • Keep abreast of technical developments within the papermaking industry to recommend process improvements.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Proven electrical maintenance experience
  • Safety-first mentality.
  • A strong understanding of the RPM/EAM model
  • Advanced Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC programming experience using RSLogix
  • Knowledge of Panelview connection and modification using RSView or FactoryTalk software
  • HMI development experience with WonderWare Intouch and Ignition preferred
  • Strong Ethernet IP, Profibus, and Analog communications configuration and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of variable speed drive configuration and troubleshooting. Experience with Yaskawa drives preferred
  • Must have the ability to read and modify electrical and process control drawings
  • Ability to configure instrumentation and bring online with a PLC
  • Associate degree, specialized education, or related training in process control and electronics is preferred
  • Working knowledge of the plant processes
  • Strong leadership, communication, and decision-making skills
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Proficient in required computer-based applications and diligent oversight of assigned administrative and record-keeping tasks
Since 1902, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today.
EOE including disability/veteran