Vacancy Details

Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Fortune 500 Chemical Business - Greater Chicago, IL


Main Purpose

The Maintenance I&E Supervisor is responsible for the entire I&E staff, including planned and emergency work assigned, code compliance, quality of workmanship, training, and all other I&E maintenance efforts.

Technical knowledge would include; AC motors, PLC's, AC/DC drives, Instrumentation, reading schematics, Motor controller understanding, Transformers, MCC's, substations, power distribution systems and a variety of control valves. The I&E Maintenance Supervisor reports to the Maintenance Manager.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Works with Reliability and Ops to improve reliability of equipment and safety systems.

  • Proper safety assurance and knowledge.
  • Provides assistance and technical advice necessary to assist in the execution of maintenance activities and manufacturing process.
  • Leadership, including workforce engagement, diversity, employee development and training
  • Communicate performance levels and standards to personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all field work is performed in accordance with applicable codes and standards
  • Keep current documentation on all equipment and maintain appropriate specifications
  • Supervision of hourly I&E staff
  • Develop daily/weekly work schedule through SAP data
  • Manages daily I&E work and routine outages
  • Participates in Root Cause failure Analysis (RCFA) and drives corrective actions
  • Ensure PSM and MI programs are followed and executed flawlessly; including identifying MI work orders and ensuring the work is planned, scheduled, and completed prior to its due date

Skills & Knowledge Required


  • Technical degree with 5+ years experience. Equivalent years of related maintenance experience without degree will be considered.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Experience in a refinery/chemical plant
  • Experience and knowledge of IEEE, NFPA, ISA and applicable API Industry Standards
  • Self-motivated, and enjoy working in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledgeable in reliability and failure analysis methodologies such as FMEA, RCFA, and MTBF

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