iLocatum

Stockbridge, GA

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Please review the complete job description before applying to ensure compatibility. Successful candidates should have a strong background in programming, specifically in controls, PLC, robotics, motion controls, and similar areas, within a high-speed automation machinery production environment.

Responsibilities:

The Electrical Engineer will evaluate existing electrical systems and propose cost-effective improvements. They will be responsible for generating electrical BOMs, creating wiring schematics, conducting quality assurance, inspecting equipment, running diagnostics, and ensuring projects are completed on time and according to specifications. The engineer will also assist in the development of equipment by incorporating emerging technologies and implementing industry-leading controls design practices for high-speed automated packaging equipment.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills. Candidates should have a genuine passion for engineering and possess efficient troubleshooting abilities.

  • Develop, review, update, and modify PLC, Motion, and HMI Code

  • Create and maintain BOMs

  • Develop, review, update, and modify safety systems to ensure compliance with standards.

  • Design Electrical schematics and Panel layouts to meet NEC / NFPA 70, UL508 standards.

  • Program using IEC standards LD, IL, SFC, ST.

  • Research new components to stay current with advanced technologies.

  • Develop, review, update, modify, and approve electrical schematics.

  • Collaborate with project managers, manufacturing teams, and other engineers to ensure projects meet specifications.

  • Build relationships with customer-facing organizations, vendors, suppliers, and other professionals to expand networks.

  • Solve supply chain challenges by finding alternative parts when preferred components are unavailable.

  • Analyze existing processes and schedule meetings to discuss improvement initiatives.

  • Conduct research, perform diagnostics, and troubleshoot equipment

  • Drive development projects by leading and influencing cross-functional teams.

  • Provide support for machine production and installation:

    • Support Technical Sales managers on platform production projects.

    • Respond to queries, troubleshoot, conduct studies, and provide estimates.

    • Offer cost-effective solutions to issues affecting customer products while maintaining design integrity.

    • Support field service during machine commissioning.

    • Work with customers to integrate machines into projects.

    • Provide guidance to assembly teams during the manufacturing process.

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University

  • 2 years of experience in electrical/controls/programming - Required

  • Packaging Machinery experience - Preferred

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.

  • Practical experience with Electrical CAD software.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills.

  • Excellent motivational skills and ability to multitask.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

  • Develop standard machinery controls designs to address customers' packaging needs.

  • Ensure accuracy of calculations for the design of automation mechanisms and equipment, including electrical and pneumatic systems.

  • Research purchased electrical components to ensure proper sizing and selection of various devices.

  • Create working electrical layout drawings, control cabinet drawings, and pneumatic layout drawings, using AutoCAD 2D, for production and customer reference in component identification.

  • Assist in cost reduction and quality improvement of electrical designs for machinery.

  • Understand the electrical specifications and needs of customers for their packaging operations.

  • Assist technical writers in creating machine documentation.

  • Program standard equipment upgrades and customize packaging machinery as required.

  • Participate in the start-up and commissioning of machinery in the plant and occasionally at the customer's facility.

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