AdvanSix Engineering – E/I Engineer 2

Philadelphia, PA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences


Job Overview:


AdvanSix is seeking an Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer, at the Frankford Plant, in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.  In this role, the E/I Engineer will be responsible for initial scoping, planning, and design tasks to support AdvanSix capital projects. The individual will be responsible for communicating and coordinating with cross functional teams consisting of multidiscipline engineers/designers, process engineers, operations, maintenance, and project management to meet the requirements of the capital project and business needs.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities: 


  • The individual must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) procedures/regulations.
  • Perform electrical and instrument engineering functions in a capital engineering organization.
  • E/I engineering project/design deliverables and responsibilities include:
    • End-to-end development of material take offs (MTO) for each phase of a capital project including front end loading (FEL) and detailed design.
    • Supporting development of project P&IDs
    • Heat Trace Design
    • Participating in 30/60/90 percent design/model reviews
    • Developing data sheets for instrumentation and electrical equipment
      • Instrumentation: Flow, Pressure, Level, and Temperature
      • Electrical Equipment: 4160v, 480v, 208v, 120v, & 24v systems
    • Supporting designers in development and review of detailed construction drawings
    • Developing construction/maintenance scopes of work
    • Project instrument index
    • Specify and support procurement of all electrical and instrumentation related equipment and devices.
    • Coordinate project needs with a multidiscipline project team, maintenance, process, and operations.
    • Coordinate vendor support.
    • Support project start-up and commissioning.
    • Performing field surveys
  • Possess working knowledge of P&IDs and control logic.
  • Experience with DCS and PLC systems. (programming not required)
  • Review process and reliability scopes to support capital project execution.
  • Support team in reviewing and updating of plant and corporate electrical and instrumentation standards.
  • Design electrical equipment, controls, and instruments per OEM specifications.
  • Review project proposals, owner/contractor specifications, and any other requirements for projects.
  • Adopt and leverage AdvanSix Engineering Standards.  Maintain or support any site-specific requirements or standards if deemed necessary.
  • Work with the site personnel to understand the key issues and identify ways to improve the operation by using good engineering judgment and solutions.
  • Ensure construction scope of works and practices follow federal, state, local and plant codes/policies as required.



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, instrument engineering, or equivalent education/experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and eagerness to learn/develop.
  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam, CAD software, either AutoCAD, Micro Station, or both.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • 5-10 years of experience.



Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industrial experience in a chemical, industrial, paper or manufacturing facility with exposure to construction practices.
  • Hands-on experience in installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment in industrial facility


At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!