Electrical Engineer
Management Recruiters of Person County - Columbia, SC

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Job Description:
Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Columbia, SC
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
How to Apply: Send your resume in WORD to Sherri Buckner
at sherrib@roxboro.net
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.
  • Provides theoretical and hands-on electrical support
to the production departments with proven ability to
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.
  • Required to support the plant manufacturing effort
by developing and implementing plans to improve upon
chronic levels of waste, quality defects, equipment
downtime, capacity, etc. Implementation of these
plans will often include leading teams of technical
associates and engineers.
  • Required to document all line modifications whether
electrical, or programming per plant policies and
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
  • Responsible for the electrical design and
implementation of machine improvements and capital
equipment project management activities. Proficient
in electrical design, machine controls, programming,
and troubleshooting.
  • Supports project managers by working on the
development, programming, and design of varied and
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.
  • Performs experiments in a team environment to and
helps to design semi-automatic and automatic
production machines to develop a concept which will
accomplish the desired performance with emphasis on
the design of the electrical and control systems.
  • Prepares detailed electrical design drawings and
reviews the adequacy of design features and general
cost estimates with superiors. Designs small devices
necessary to experiment and study the possibilities
of certain unproven operations.
  • Responsible for functional accuracy of design and
compatibility with product manufactured. Assures the
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
manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities between
equipment vendors, Division R&D, and plant
functional departments on his/her assignments.
Recommends vendors for commercial items and
materials needed for a project.
  • Ability to handle projects of a small to moderate
scope requiring appropriate coordination. Will be
required to handle several assignments (project &
process duties) simultaneously.
  • Has knowledge of established safety standards and
operator interface with equipment (i.e., HMI, MMI).
  • Establishes which electrical elements comprising a
job are suitable for in-house fabrication or which
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
  • Responsible for the recommendation of capital
equipment or process modifications, their physical
installation, debugging and associated training of
production personnel. Responsible for the management
of capital expenditures.
  • Responsible for all associated documentation
including, however not limited to, the following:
validations, operating procedures, preventive
maintenance schedules, change review notifications,
and spare parts listings.
  • Required to develop a firm understanding of all
equipment for which he/she is responsible to include
set-up, adjustment and assessment of possible

Required Knowledge / Skills:
  • Requires previous experience with system testing and
programming of PLC’s, servo & stepper motor control
systems, various drive and other miscellaneous
electrical systems, electrical and controls design,
packaging equipment (form, fit, seal), cam operated
equipment, synchronous drives.

Education / Experience:
  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required.
  • 3 years minimum manufacturing engineering experience
in production environment.
  • Green or Black belt certification is preferred.
Job Requirements:
See above