Baltimore, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Instrumentation Tech

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are now looking for an experienced Electrician, to join our I&W Manufacturing Coagulants team. This position will be located at our Baltimore, MD plant.  Working closely with Plant Manager; Production Supervisor and Lead Maintenance Mechanic, this role supports the optimization of plant processes with the goal of maximizing throughout and enhancing product quality. The role provides maintenance and support, projects, improvement and troubleshooting.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support and advance the site safety culture
  • Strong background in preventative and predictive maintenance, reliability, and plant utilities
  • Experience with maintenance planning of material ordering on Project work
  • Working knowledge of OSHA safety requirements
  • Equipment specific knowledge of boilers, steam systems, DC power supplies (rectifier-transformers) and electrochemical processes preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; able to work and communicate well with others.
  • Good analytical skills and experience applying problem solving techniques aimed at root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Preferably some small project management skills and experience within a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using computerized maintenance management software (SAP PM preferred), Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word), and other computerized systems.


What you can expect from us: 

  • A challenging position in an international environment with the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business
  • An opportunity to be part of a cross functional team that allows you to develop and grow


What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • Preferably 5+ years’ electrical experience in manufacturing or related field
  • Preferably experience with PLC’s and 4-20 mA instrumentation
  • Experience with three phase 480 V electricity
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Self-managing
  • Prefer computer skills including MS Office applications


Join Kemira and create better every day

For more information, please contact Andrew Shinnick by email Andrew. Shinnick @kemira.com. 

Please apply with CV at kemira.com/careers.


Kemirais a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment, and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.