Asahi Kasei
  • Crystal IS
  • Green Island, NY, USA
  • Full Time

 

 

JOB TITLE: Equipment Engineer                                                                              

Company Background:

Crystal IS Inc. is a leading manufacturer of UVC LEDs for monitoring and disinfection of water, air and surfaces. Our proprietary technology in semiconductor substrates (Aluminum Nitride) and epitaxial growth processes is used to create high performance UVC LEDs that are more compact and environmentally friendly than traditional UV lamps.  To learn more, visit www.cisuvc.com. 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsible for sustaining tool performance and continuity of operation at our Green Island facility through management of the preventive and corrective maintenance system. Directly involved in new equipment specification, and subsequent installation. Works closely with manufacturing personnel to solve problems, minimize disruptions to production, and to perform preventive maintenance and critical repairs. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface closely with manufacturing to ensure that tools are available for production and utilities are delivered to process equipment in a stable and continuous manner.
  • Establish, implement, and report metrics of preventative maintenance (PM) activities on facility and production equipment.
  • Coordinate preventive and corrective maintenance with operation and process engineering teams. Ensure inventory of critical spare parts are on hand to minimize production disruptions. Maintain documentation of equipment installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting activities.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, programming, installation or other activities as necessary to enable safe quality manufacturing activities.
  • Develop and provide training as needed for existing, modified or new equipment or systems.
  • Oversight of equipment related projects including the coordination and scheduling of construction and equipment upgrades with Process Engineering and Operations. Including operational testing of new or modified equipment before handing off to production or engineering for production qualification.
  • Collaborate with Management, Operations and Process Engineering teams to develop equipment specifications for next generation production tools.
  • Interface closely with Operations to ensure the manufacturing facility is performing and/or expanding in a reliable and cost effective manner.       Including the development and implementation of improvements to enhance equipment reliability and scalability.
  • Develop cost-reduction initiatives while still maintaining quality and productivity.
  • Ability to set up processing activities using LabVIEW programming as well as the ability to troubleshoot and correct LabVIEW programming based upon the needs of process engineering.
  • Main point of contact for technical assistance with the installation and maintenance of facility and manufacturing equipment. Primary contact for equipment performance related questions and concerns. Root cause analysis of equipment malfunctions and failures, implement corrective and preventative actions derived from the analysis.
  • Available 24x7 as technical support for troubleshooting equipment.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, or similar technical area of study or equivalent combination education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Electrical, Mechanical and Control systems experience in industrial applications within a manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred experience with industrial PLCs from manufactures like Allen Bradley or Siemens.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, technical manuals and operations specifications.
  • Demonstrated work performance in a fast paced environment requiring a high level of attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Requires an understanding and experience in complex mechanical systems such as: chiller plants, cooling water, electrical, emergency generator, compressed gas and HVAC make up and recirculation air systems.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize activities.
  • Self-starter and a team player with excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. Fluent in English Language written & verbal
  • Have a functional understanding of permits and compliances.
  • Must have basic MS Office application skills
  • Preferred experience in controls theory, and programming
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