The electrical engineer develops new concepts and designs approaches for new products and applications, including proof of concept testing, prototyping, and firmware development.

  • Designs and commissions industrial automation control systems, for internal and external customers that are made up of:
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
    • Industrial Communication Networks (Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, Profibus)
    • Input/Output Interfaces (I/O)
    • Variable Speed Motor Controls (AC / DC Drives)
    • Fixed Speed Motor Controls (Starters, Soft starters)
    • Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs)
  • Designs and manages detailed content of assembly drawings and specification control drawings associated with electronic designs.
  • Generates Engineering reports, system interconnect drawings, and other documentation.
  • Selects, evaluates, and approves components and peripherals targeted for replacement and new applications.
  • Works closely with equipment and component manufacturers, their representatives, and their distributors to resolve product issues and obtain current and future product data.
  • Coordinates and oversees product safety and emissions compliance testing.
  • Designs modifications to equipment to achieve compliance with testing requirements.
  • Provides technical support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Customer Service on electrically-related manufacturing, testing, and product service issues.
  • Supports Purchasing on procurement issues and supports Counting Technology with special hardware testing platforms and dispenser support.
  • Acts as a liaison with vendors to solicit, recommend, approve and oversee work performed by subcontractors and outside vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analyze and solve problems.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Develop functional specifications for PLC programming working with project engineers.
  • Develop electrical drawings/schematics utilizing AutoCAD – with the understanding of control
    wiring, three phase motors, analog, and digital circuits.
  • Possesses and maintains a technical understanding of:
    • Motor control theory
    • Control loop programming and tuning
    • Hardware design standards (NFPA-70, NFPA-79, UL 508, UL-1740, ANSI/ISA-S5.1 )
    • Industrial network configuration
    • Industrial control system troubleshooting

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The electrical engineer does not have any supervisory responsibilities but will instruct and oversee technicians.

 

 

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