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Electrical Engineer - Automation

Company: Sterling St James LLC
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:


Well established and a leading international company has a newly created opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in the beautiful upstate of SC at their manufacturing and distribution facility of around 700 people which is commute distance to the west of the Greenville metropolitan area. In this role will design, build, and program the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for the organization . The environment includes much automation with Fanuc and Stabli robots as well as Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs. The manufacturing processes include both assembly and machining. Major company benefits, relocation assistance as well as a 4% bonus potential are associated with the role. This company values personal life / work balance and offers a family atmosphere.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for evaluating electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs

Draws up plans using computer-assisted engineering and design software

Confirms system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods and properties

Analyzes customer requirements and develops electrical products by researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials

Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling product components

Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods and analyzing data

Responsible for making sure projects meet electrical safety regulations per NEC codes

Works closely with outside vendors regarding ordering equipment etc.

Develops quotations for new machinery for Capital Budget projects

Manages Capital projects through inception to final turnover for Production

Troubleshoots electrical issues with machinery using PLC software and tools to check hardware issues.

Skills and Competencies

Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills

Works systematically and logically to resolve problems

Excellent project management ability

Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner

Strong self-motivation skills

Possess strong commitment to a team environment while working well with others

Working knowledge of automated machines and processes

Demonstrates an understanding of computers and relevant software application which includes SPC, Vision & Measurement Systems, PLC programming, and general assembly equipment

Knowledge in PLC software (Ladder Logic), vision systems and motor drives

Skilled in identifying the root cause in automation technologies by using sensing, measurement, handling etc. and delivering timely solutions

Proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, PLC Programming, Drive Software, and HMI Programming


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, and/or Related Field

3 + years of relevant Manufacturing Experience related to the position

Keywords: Sterling St James LLC, Greenville , Electrical Engineer - Automation, Professions , Greenville, South Carolina

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