Duties: Project Engineering: Develop control strategies for paper, converting and metal strip processing; Specify electrical equipment, components, products and systems for use in drive systems; Design and work with engineering personnel in the creation of electrical schematic drawings using autocad; Program PLC's for control systems; Program drives for the control of systems; Develop operator interface screens; Ensure that the manufacturing, construction, installation and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements; Write user and maintenance manuals. Application Engineering: Read and understand specifications from customer; Prepare written quotation of drive and control systems; Apply knowledge of different types of automation equipment; Conclude which type of equipment would be best to use if there is no specification from the customer; Deliver quotation to customer and answer any questions. Strategic Business Development: Develop new customers; Maintain existing customers; Negotiate terms with customers for the benefit of the company; Negotiate prices with equipment vendors to maximize profit for the company; Develop Design and Engineering Standards; Design/Develop new applications. Travel required within the U.S. 10% - 15% of time.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or electronics engineering, plus 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the following areas: electrical controls engineering; paper, converting and metal strip processing, and petro-chemical industries; programming PLC's and AC & DC drives and motors; designing HMI screens; and working with automation products from Rockwell, ABB, GE and Siemens.