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Electrical Engineer

Company Name:  Equistar Chemicals, LP
Location: 

Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  73571
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Maintenance/Project Engineering
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2020, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the third consecutive year.

Basic Function

Working in a team environment, in this role the engineer is responsible for implementing reliability best practices, developing and optimizing preventive maintenance tasks; as well as supporting maintenance activities.  The position interacts with other engineers, specialists, and technicians at the site, corporate technical networks, peers at other locations, and vendors/suppliers as needed to resolve problems and improve plant reliability and performance.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Monitor instrument & equipment performance and make improvement recommendations.
  • Provide I&E technical support/expertise in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to minimize life cycle cost and maximize availability.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary reliability improvement teams to guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, controls, and safety systems.
  • Apply value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions
  • Provide basic level support for the DeltaV Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
Min. Qualifications
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries is preferred.
  • The successful candidate must exhibit an understanding of Management of Change (MOC) requirements, reliability processes, and maintenance workflow.
  • Basic knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systesms (SIS) design and logic and be able to obtain a Functional Safety Practitioner certification within 2 years of date of hire 

 

Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across the organization as well as for mentoring and consensus building.

 

The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way.

Preferred Qualifications

The individual must have or develop basic proficiency in the following areas:

o            Interpretation and application of industry codes and standards (i.e. IEEE, ISA, NEC)

o            Process instrumentation and control valves

o            Motors, motor controls, and drives

o            PLC maintenance, troubleshooting, and programming

o            Project management

o            Reliability Engineering concepts

o            Reliability data analysis techniques

o            Predictive and Preventive Maintenance concepts

o            Basic knowledge of power distribution systems

o            Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP, Microsoft Office, CAD)

Competencies
Builds effective teams
Collaborates
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

 

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

 

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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