• Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-GA-Swainsboro
    Job ID
    2018-1246
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible for a combination of electrical engineering functions to support the production and testing of control cabinets. Responsible for generating electrical schematics, bills of materials, and customer specials for new orders, as well as cost analysis, specifying electrical hardware, and creating new design solutions. Also supports testing and assembly personnel.


    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Review of electrical schematics, bills of materials and component layout documentation.
    • Manage engineering change processes.
    • Serve as technical support for the assembly group.
    • Troubleshoot nonconforming product to meet quality objectives.
    • Participate in process improvement and cost reduction activities.
    • Interface with Customer’s Engineering and Purchasing Departments to resolve issues.
    • Quality review of final assembly
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills and Specifications:

    • Detailed knowledge of electrical hardware, control panel building and automation software.
    • Ability to read and update electrical schematics.
    • Detailed familiarization with electrical standards (UL, CE, CSA).
    • Protects organization's value by keeping sensitive information confidential. Experience with CAD for component layouts, assembly drawings and BOM’s
    • Experience with ERP/MRP systems.
    • Experience in cost estimating of electrical assemblies and sheet metal products

    Technical Skills Required:

    • AC Induction Motors (1/2hp - 500hp)

    o Operations and Applications

    o Controls Methods

    o Overcurrent Protection and Starter Selection

    • AC Servo Motors

    o Motion Controls Principles

    o Selection and Sizing

    o Amplifiers/Power Supplies

    o Feedback Devices (encoders, resolvers)

    o Power and Signal Wiring

    • Transformers

    o Controls vs. Power (distribution)

    o Sizing

    o Protection

    • Closed Loop Heat Controls

    o Solid State Relays

    o Thermocouples

    o PID loops

    • PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) / PC- based Controls

    o Hardware Overview and Selection

    o Digital/Analog Modules

    o Specialty Modules (Temperature, Position)

    o Centralized and Distributed I/O

    o Fieldbus Technology (Profibus, Sercos)

    • Schematics

    o Reading Electrical Prints (N/AM JIC and European DIN Standards)

    o Generating Schematics Using Electrical Software Packages

    o Generating Bill of Materials

    o Generating Cable and Wiring Lists

    • Electrical Codes

    o NFPA79 - Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery

    o NEC - National Electrical Code

    o EN60204 - Safety of Machinery - Electrical Equipment of Machine.

    Skills Qualifications:

    • Very proficient in MS Office Applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, among others.
    • Excellent in the English language. Knowledge in Spanish/German (spoken or written) is an advantage.
    • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Project management skills.
    • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills.

    *****Candidates required to meet all requirements as listed to be considered. *****

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