Electrical Controls Engineer

Location: Pottsville, PA, United States
Date Posted: 02-18-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Pottsville, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market

Electrical Controls Engineer
The Griffin Groupe is searching for an Electrical Controls Engineer for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
  • Provide technical direction for plant power infrastructure to ensure sustained plant operations and planned expansions to match business strategic plans.
  • Provide and implement film line machine and drive control strategies and architecture for process machinery upgrades and expansions as either project leader or in support of projects led by others.
  • Lead the basic scope development, design, specification, installation and commissioning of power and control systems associated with new or upgraded industrial machinery.
  • Provide technical expertise related to power and controls issues.
  • Ensure continued compliance with NFPA70E, NFPA70, NFPA79 and related corporate requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance and mentoring to sites electrical maintenance group with respect to industrial electrical systems (PLC, HMI, VFD, communications).
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field together with 5 or more year’s relevant industrial electrical experience
  • Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with 8 or more years relevant industrial electrical controls experience is required.
  • Minimum 2 years manufacturing experience related to production or process engineering is required.
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD and MS Office suite is a plus. 
  • Detailed knowledge of PC hardware, operating systems, networking.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience designing, implementing, and troubleshooting industrial electrical power equipment including systems up to 460vac.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting industrial electrical systems including Power (distribution, motor control), PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, and Industrial Communications (Ethernet, ControlNet, Modbus). 
  • Working knowledge of general industrial control standards (NFPA70, NFPA70E, NFPA 79) 
  • Ability to multi-task by managing time and setting priorities to drive assignments to timely and successful completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams, to participate as team member and to perform as individual contributor.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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