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Job Number6225
Job TitleElectrical Engineer
LocationCT
Salary Range$60k - $89k
RequirementsBS Electrical Engineering Minimum of three years related to manufacturing experience in electrical engineering, PLC, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Automotive experience a plus. Experience in manufacturing, quality, safety and management is essential Experience with Controls Systems including · Allen Bradley PLCs, HMIs, and Motion Controls (Studio 5000 programming software) · GE PLCs (Proficy Machine Edition software) and DirectLogic PLCs (DirectSoft programming software) knowledge is a plus · FANUC Robotics is a plus · Congex vision systems is a plus Diagnostic and troubleshooting skills. Problem Solving Skills using proven techniques (ie. Shainen, DOE, Six Sigma, 8D, 5 Why, etc.) will be a plus Organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and self-initiate when necessary. Demonstrated knowledge of tool design, gage design, and fixture design. Computer skills include demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft office. Working knowledge of plant/facilities engineering, electronics, pneumatics and engineering controls. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
DescriptionAssist new products team with determining requirements and cost estimates for machines that are built in-house and by outside suppliers. Provide general supervision to outside contractors (electrical, mechanical, PLC programming, construction, plumbing, HVAC, building, etc.) to resolve material and/or equipment problems, research and implement upgrades, new tools and operating procedures. Works with Operators, Supervisors, Maintenance and QA department to improve processes and troubleshoot equipment repair and maintenance. Create timing plans, design control systems, create schematics, order components, write programs, debug machines and provide support for one year after launch. Develop control systems including electrical, PLC, hydraulic, pneumatic, servo, HMI’s, etc. Review existing logic programs to ensure safety of all associates. Promote company policies and principles. Ensure that all areas of responsibility meet all state and local laws and requirements in relation to OSHA. Use innovative techniques to improve manufacturing processes. Ensure that logic systems documentation is complete, up-to-date, stored on computer files and available at all times. Work closely with Safety Engineer to prevent carpel tunnel syndrome and other occupational injuries or accidents. Assist the Engineering Department to ensure compliance of the GSS, Watertown machine specification for new purchases and rebuilds. Champion continuous improvement projects to enhance safety, productivity, quality, reliability, capacity and processes. Project manage & coordinate implementation of continuous improvement actions. Create and execute project plans and work with all levels of the organization to meet project timing and budget.