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 Electrical Engineer – Design New! Category: Packaging Job Number: 20115

The Electrical Engineer will analyze machinery and extrusion specifications and performance requirements for new and/or existing machinery and then develop and implement an appropriate control system solution.


  • Apply machine control technology to new and existing equipment. Provide electrical engineering design services and assist with the creation of conceptual designs and specifications for new projects.
  • Participate in control system design activities by developing and implementing HMI and soft-PLC modifications and enhancements.
  • Program logical machine functions with IEC61131 programming tools and design HMI interfaces with graphical development tools.
  • Create schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM’s and panel layouts, using AutoCAD, and perform required analysis to ensure the satisfaction of all project specifications needed for the procurement, manufacture and assembly of components.
  • Support installation and/or commissioning of new and retrofit equipment.
  • Provide technical support of machinery as needed, including service calls, trouble-shooting and problem solving. Utilize remote connection tools to provide technical support and guidance to successfully fulfill customer service requests.
  • Work collaboratively with all engineering disciplines and field service personnel to ensure successful completion of projects.
  • Ensure that all engineering documentation is released in a timely manner to meet the requirements of the project schedule and budget.
  • Work with the Sales Department in determining the viability of proposed retrofits to existing equipment.
  • Provide input and guidance for overall control system development initiatives based on customer feedback, retrofit implementation, and field service experience.
  • Assist the Technical Documentation department in the preparation of all drawings, specifications and specific operating procedures required in properly supporting product in the field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of machine control design experience preferably in a heavy manufacturing environment. Knowledge of plastics process technology desirable, but not required.
  • Standard machine programming languages (IEC61131) including ladder, structured text, and function block. PC-based control experience with Beckhoff is a plus.
  • HMI design and development. Experience with Indusoft is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Electro-mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Ability to design schematics and electrical panels utilizing AutoCAD Electrical (ACE) 2016 and/or AutoCAD 2016
Posted 04/11/2018 16:30:39