Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Columbia, SC
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
How to Apply: Send your resume in WORD to Sherri Buckner
Responsible for the implementation of project and
process support activities toward attainment of
departmental and plant goals. Provides electrical
support to the production departments as directed by
supervision. Performs work in accordance with
instructions and design concepts making independent
decisions in developing electrical design concepts
of/for complex production mechanisms. Primary focus in
areas of capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement
and cost improvement programs. Required to handle
multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity.
to the production departments with proven ability to
- Provides theoretical and hands-on electrical support
identify problems and pursue plans toward their
resolution. Directs the efforts of and aides in the
development of technical associates in resolving
production issues. This support can include night
and weekend calls at home and weekend work.
by developing and implementing plans to improve upon
- Required to support the plant manufacturing effort
chronic levels of waste, quality defects, equipment
downtime, capacity, etc. Implementation of these
plans will often include leading teams of technical
associates and engineers.
electrical, or programming per plant policies and
- Required to document all line modifications whether
procedures. This documentation includes but is not
limited to completing the proper change review
forms, updating specifications, backing up modified
software and updating changes in electrical
implementation of machine improvements and capital
- Responsible for the electrical design and
equipment project management activities. Proficient
in electrical design, machine controls, programming,
development, programming, and design of varied and
- Supports project managers by working on the
complex portions of new production lines from basic
engineering data and direction. Support includes but
is not limited to electrical installation, system
design, system testing and programming of panel
views/PLC’s, machine vision systems, Servo & Stepper
Motor Control Systems, various drive and other
miscellaneous electrical systems.
helps to design semi-automatic and automatic
- Performs experiments in a team environment to and
production machines to develop a concept which will
accomplish the desired performance with emphasis on
the design of the electrical and control systems.
reviews the adequacy of design features and general
- Prepares detailed electrical design drawings and
cost estimates with superiors. Designs small devices
necessary to experiment and study the possibilities
of certain unproven operations.
compatibility with product manufactured. Assures the
- Responsible for functional accuracy of design and
design and standards conform to process
specifications. Verifies that equipment meets all
government codes (i.e., NEC, OSHA) and standards, as
well as, electrical and machine specifications prior
to acceptance for shipment.
- Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a
equipment vendors, Division R&D, and plant
- Responsible for coordinating activities between
functional departments on his/her assignments.
Recommends vendors for commercial items and
materials needed for a project.
scope requiring appropriate coordination. Will be
- Ability to handle projects of a small to moderate
required to handle several assignments (project &
process duties) simultaneously.
operator interface with equipment (i.e., HMI, MMI).
- Has knowledge of established safety standards and
job are suitable for in-house fabrication or which
- Establishes which electrical elements comprising a
items would be best contracted. Secure quotations
and select contractors; direct the contractor’s
efforts or the efforts of in-house forces to a
satisfactory scheduled completion of the necessary
work. Supervise and inspect all work in-process by
contractors or plant forces; provide guidance where
equipment or process modifications, their physical
- Responsible for the recommendation of capital
installation, debugging and associated training of
production personnel. Responsible for the management
of capital expenditures.
including, however not limited to, the following:
- Responsible for all associated documentation
validations, operating procedures, preventive
maintenance schedules, change review notifications,
and spare parts listings.
equipment for which he/she is responsible to include
- Required to develop a firm understanding of all
set-up, adjustment and assessment of possible
Required Knowledge / Skills:
programming of PLC’s, servo & stepper motor control
- Requires previous experience with system testing and
systems, various drive and other miscellaneous
electrical systems, electrical and controls design,
packaging equipment (form, fit, seal), cam operated
equipment, synchronous drives.
Education / Experience:
in production environment.
- BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required.
- 3 years minimum manufacturing engineering experience
- Green or Black belt certification is preferred.