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Production Technician

Company: Voestalpine AG
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Production Technician * Job-ID: V000004923 * Location: Corpus Christi * Closing date: 01/23/2022 * Working Hours: Full-time Introduction People are what make the difference at voestalpine. People who produce, process and refine high-quality steel products in flexible, specialized companies around the world. People who make our customers' challenges their own. People with a never-ending drive to search for an even better solution. It's people like you who keep voestalpine one step ahead. voestalpine Texas LLC constructs and operates voestalpine's direct reduction plant in San Patrico County/Texas. The natural gas based direct reduction plant, with its state-of-the-art technology, will provide the Austrian steel production sites in Linz and Donawitz with access to cost-effective and environmentally-friendly HBI, thus ensuring their competitiveness in the long term. Furthermore, a part of the production will be sold to partners interested in long-term contracts. Job description Under general maintenance supervision, the Field Technician performs preventative maintenance of the plant and material handling equipment as effectively and economically as possible while being consistent with plant policies, practices and procedures. The person in this position will constantly drive to minimize overall maintenance costs. This teammate will need the ability to work in a team setting or independently on projects that will ensure the division reaches its goals. * Perform all work in compliance with all EH&S standards and company procedures/policies * Inspects equipment for proper functioning and diagnoses equipment malfunctions * Uses test equipment and diagnostic equipment to perform troubleshooting. * Responsible for performing preventative maintenance on all plant machinery and equipment * Operate mobile equipment and certify as mobile equipment operator for specific equipment (ie, forklift, carry deck, crane) * Knowledgeable in Lockout/tag out procedures * Lead a work party in performing maintenance work. * Collects samples of various process streams and delivers them to the laboratory * Performs daily checks and minor maintenance as per checklists * Uses knowledge of the plant to make decisions in accordance with the instructions of Panel Operators and Foreman Operations, Production during routine operation and in case of emergency * Performs required tasks during plant shutdown as per actual requirement * Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement. * Starts/stops pumps, compressors, belt conveyors and other equipment according to the instructions of the Panel Operators * Patrols the plant to ensure that equipment is operating in a proper way and that no unusual conditions are prevailing * Is responsible for good housekeeping to maintain plant performance * Observes local instruments, gauges and meters to verify conformance to standard operating practice * Work shift work if needed * Input information in maintenance tracking system * Works outside in the plant area and is in constant communication with the Panel Operators as well as other Field Operators directly and/or by radio in different operations such as making manual adjustments to drives / valves/ pumps / equipment / instrumentation etc.Assists Safety Manager regarding safety and emergency measures and realization of safety and emergency plans.Perform other duties as assigned by Management of voestalpine Texas LLC. * Ensures that quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met. * Observes local instruments, gauges and meters to verify conformance to standard operating practice * Assists Safety Manager regarding safety and emergency measures and realization of safety and emergency plans. * Ensures that quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met. * Perform other duties as assigned by Management of voestalpine Texas LLC. voestalpine Texas' Expectations * Have sufficient planning and organization skills. * Be a reliable team member and acts as team player to create a positive work environment. * Be able to handle issues confidential. * Be flexible in working hours, requested missions and time management. * Be patient and flexible to handle different cultures. * Be able to work under pressure. * Be familiar with industrial plant work conditions. * Be able to work under local weather conditions. * Be able to work outside as well as inside. Qualifications * Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience * Knowledge of manufacturing plant processes * Good knowledge of local codes and standards * Minimum of 3 years of experience in a process or industrial plant. * Very good knowledge of processes in manufacturing and industrial plants * Basic operations mechanical ability test * Motors, PLC, Drives Experience * Hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance knowledge * Experience in reading construction drawings * Basic Computer Skills * Must be able to walk long distances and stand and work for more than 2 hours in tough environmental conditions (high temperature, high humidity, noise, & dust), lift 50 Lbs. and withstand heights of up to 500 feet. Pre-employment physical is required * Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC-card. What we offer * Extended Health benefits * Dental Care benefits * Vision Care benefits * Life Insurance coverage * Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage * 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan (at next available entry period) * Competive Wages * Paid Time Off Program * Employee participation * Employee bonuses * Employee benefits * Training and education * Employee events * Employee Referral Program Employee participation; Employee bonuses; Employee benefits; Training and education; Employee events; Employee Referral Program Contact & Application Recruiter: voestalpine Texas LLC Adrienne Forgue

Keywords: Voestalpine AG, Corpus Christi , Production Technician, Professions , Corpus Christi, Texas

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