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Maintenance Instrument Specialist

Date: May 1, 2021

Location: Pryor, Oklahoma, US, 74361

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

IFF in Pryor, OK (formerly DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences) has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Maintenance Instrument Specialist. It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy.


As a Maintenance Instrument Specialist, you will provide support to the achievement of plant manufacturing objectives through the planning and execution of maintenance programs and projects. The work schedule will primarily be shift from 7am-3:30pm, Mondays through Fridays.  Planned overtime may be scheduled on a different shift including evenings, overnights and weekends.  In addition, you will be asked to participate in an on-call schedule.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Program and troubleshoot PLC and DCS systems and related control devices
•    Install, maintain and calibrate basic instruments and control devices
•    Install and troubleshoot motors and associated control systems
•    Install, maintain and calibrate process measurement and control systems
•    Install/troubleshoot conduit systems, electrical wiring and electrical distributions equipment associated with basic electrical installations
•    Install, maintain and troubleshoot in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications, machinery, mechanical equipment and control systems, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring devices and testing instruments (systems include Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS and Allen Bradley PLC)
•    Perform all work for which you are trained, or have the ability to accomplish, in a safe manner  
•    Actively participate in a safe and respectful work environment 
•    Actively participate in and accept all Safety, Health and Environmental responsibilities 
•    Work with peers in a team-oriented environment 
•    Continuously learn and enhance job skills as well as teaching others to enhance skills

Job Requirements

The following are required:
•    Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent
•    Willing and able to work the Pryor Maintenance schedule, including overtime as needed
•    Willing and able to work in an industrial environment and industrial conditions
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and climb stairs and ladders
•    Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hardhat, Nomex, protective eyewear, face shields, arc protective clothing, and SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus)
At least one of the following is also required:
1. Completion of Apprenticeship Program in Instrumentation or Electrical program OR
2. Associate’s degree of Applied Science Technology in Instrumentation or Electrical program OR
3. At least three years of experience as a Journeyman Level Mechanic in Instrumentation or Electrical field, at a chemical/manufacturing plant


All applicants must submit a resume, detailing previous experiences/education, in order to be considered for this position. Candidates will also be required to successfully complete pre-employment testing, interviews, a physical evaluation, a drug/alcohol screen, and training. Relocation is not offered for this position. Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


The following are preferred:
•    Safe Work practices, National Electrical Code applications, Electrical Distribution systems and specific systems such as Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS and Allen Bradley PLC  
•    Reading and understanding loop drawings and P&ID drawings, managing safety switch calibration program, documenting technical work that is performed and performing calibrations 
•    Reading and understanding complex electrical drawings  
•    Troubleshooting techniques from simple to complex problems and applying relay, PLC and DCS logic in the manufacturing environment

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma