Title: Electrical Engineer

Department: Project Engineering
Location: York, PA FLSA
Classification: Exempt

Position Summary:

The primary function of this exempt position is to design and develop electrical schematics, industrial control panels, and other associated control hardware for plastic extrusion equipment and applications.

Responsibilities and Priorities:

• Develop electrical schematics and detailed panel layouts for extrusion control systems that comply with electrical standards (UL508A, NEC, NFPA-79).
• Attend project kick off meetings, review equipment specifications, and develop an engineering design plan for each assigned project.
• Design and develop schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM’s and panel layouts using AutoCAD Electrical.
• Select and size industrial control components for use within extrusion control systems.
• Work collaboratively with all engineering disciplines (software, electrical and mechanical) to ensure successful completion of projects that meet specifications.
• Work closely with the assembly team to identify and resolve any panel or electrical assembly issues.
• Provide input for overall control system development initiatives based on feedback from engineering, operations, and field service.
• Provide technical support to all departments during procurement, assembly, testing and final acceptance of equipment.
• Assist the technical documentation coordinator with the preparation of as-built drawings and associated BOM’s.
• Modify existing schematics and panel layouts for control system retrofits on legacy equipment.
• All other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
• Minimum of 2 years of industrial electrical and controls experience, preferably in a heavy manufacturing environment.
• Solid foundation and experience with design principles to develop control hardware for electromechanical systems.

Essential skills, behaviors:

• Knowledge of electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and other drives and actuators, highly desirable.
• Knowledge of plastics process technology desirable, but not required.
• Demonstrated understanding of electrical standards including UL508A, NEC, and NFPA-79.
• UL 508A MTR certification is desirable.
• Experience with PC-based control hardware from Beckhoff is desirable.
• Demonstrated understanding of electrical component sizing and calculations.
• Ability to design and develop schematics and panel layouts utilizing AutoCAD Electrical (ACE) 2020 and/or AutoCAD 2020.
• Excellent technical communication skills, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Email.
• Desired Characteristics
o Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment.
o Strong organizational skills.
o Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
o Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team.
o Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Direct reports: None
Travel required: Minimal

Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions:

• This position requires the incumbent to be extremely mobile to attend various meetings, assist customers and meet with individuals on the production floor.
• The incumbent must be able to effectively communicate with employees at all levels within the organization.
• Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.
• Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


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