E/I Designer – All Levels

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:

  • Performs job duties with support of direct supervision, perform a variety of electrical and instrument designs for project executions. Support drawing creations, modifications and references with activities supporting capital execution. Work typically performed in office and field.


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • 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.
  • Participate in safety audits or surveillances.
  • Field walkdowns and verification required.
  • Must be able analyze field data in operating facilities.
  • General understanding of P&IDs and PFD’s and learn/understand symbols.
  • Understand construction practices as required and confirm compliance with operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes/policies.
  • Perform systems field walk downs to understand deficiencies, compliance to design and customer requirements with Design Leader and Engineers.
  • Familiarity with utilization of department design and drafting standards.
  • Familiarity with project scope, specifications, and design criteria upon assignment to a project team.
  • Recognizing and communicating scope and design changes promptly
  • Learn, review and integrate vendor schematic and drawings into site based designs.
  • Perform redline incorporations for current plant drawings.
  • Learn/demonstrate drafting installation details, motor control center single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementary diagrams, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, power, and instrumentation plans.
  • Learn/demonstrate applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Exposure to process packages and to understand design requirements.
  • Providing on-site assistance during startup.
  • Travel 10%


We are open to candidates with one of the following levels of experience:

  • A Minimum of 5 years Electrical and Instrumentation experience in an industrial manufacturing facility (chemical, pulp/paper, refinery, etc.)
    • 2-5 years experience in industrial facility 
    • Willingness to Learn or 0-5 years of AutoCAD or equivalent certification of its use.
  • Associates Degree in Electrical and or Instrument design
    • AutoCad 2D and 3D experience
    • Willingness to learn construction methods in an industrial facility.

Other Desired Skills: 

  • General understanding of Industrial facilities.
  • General understanding of Safety programs and PPE requirements while performing field research.   
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with personnel.
  • Good computer use foundation
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Overview of the Team:

The E/I Designer will work with a team of self-minded and diverse individuals in both designer and engineering roles.  Each team member brings one or more of the necessary traits to work towards fully meeting requirements of the task at hand.  Leaders are here to help member progress and achieve success in the group.


Opportunities for Career Growth and/or Training:

There are levels of growth within the role itself and steps up to levels and Senior Designer.  A progression through the designer roles can also lead to Engineering roles, Maintenance planning, reliability or technical specialist, as you further your career goals and desires. As an added plus, AdvanSix supports these advancements by tuition reimbursement.  The role offers full growth potential within the Designer group and beyond.

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!