Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer

Responsible for the project management, electrical design and commissioning of electrical systems and some controls functions of industrial automation equipment. Troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing, and optimizing electrical wiring and design. Specification and programming of PLCs, robots and servos may also need to be done from time to time. The person who fills this position will also act a mentor for more junior automation engineers, mechatronics apprentices, and act as a project manager. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver quality engineering solutions and drive installation of new equipment and upgrades through commissioning phase for one time completion.
  • Understand complexity and drive to solve problems on Siemens and other systems.
  • Work with integrators, contractors and site personnel to bring new functionality online and to troubleshoot issue as they arise.
  • Drive the modification of production equipment, testing and energy systems and measurement, communication and control devices.
  • Manage project budgets and schedules and routinely report progress. Ability to self-direct on projects and tasks and the ability to manage a team.
  • Experience working with multiple vintages of PLC platforms, 420V, AC/DC currents, servos, machine safety systems, and 3-phase motor controls.
  • Lead, advise, and train peers and technicians.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical or Automation Engineering or STEM; OR equivalent experience and education
  • Strong Electrical Design experience including reading, creating and understanding of wiring and industrial electrical design
  • 3+ years of Industrial and Machine Electrical Design Experience
  • Siemens PLC experience nice to have
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and ergonomic principles desired. Must be familiar with 6-axis robot programming and machine vision principles.
  • Experience in project management, ideally in the manufacturing environment, is desired.
  • Able to travel domestic and internationally 10% of the time depending on project.