Duties & Responsibilities
Applies electronic theory, principles of electrical circuits, electrical testing, procedures, engineering, physics, computer software programming skills to recommend, program, troubleshoot, repair, and modify existing, new developmental and production equipment control logic. Provide engineering expertise to all departments requiring advice and/or practical help in solving any electrical or control problems. Assist the maintenance department in establishing PM and TPM. Act as an integral part of the manufacturing engineering group and assist process engineering providing manufacturing/assembly expertise. Respond to the individual needs of plant personnel requesting help in a professional manner. To operate and maintain all programs, systems, and objectives as defined by the Design Guides, facility quality policy.
Reports to the Technical Services Manager, working with minimum supervision. Peers are fellow Control Engineers. Has complete authority to make decisions regarding electronic projects, process controller, and manufacturing computer programming and maintenance details. Makes detailed specifications for electrical installations, automation controls, and energy management policy. Prepares, administers and selects training courses in electronics for engineering and maintenance personnel. Provides assistance to both R&D and production for new process control equipment and electronic methods. Assist the JH&SC in establishing safety criteria for powered components and application of related safety equipment to new and existing machinery. Provides project management support on new process development, supplier/tool shop communications, and installation.
Electrical engineering degree preferred. Three year college diploma with emphasis on electronics/electrical with two to five years experience in electrical/electronic equipment design and maintenance required.
Must have thorough knowledge of design, programming, and maintenance of electrical and production equipment, PLC’s, and computers. Must communicate effectively both written and verbal with associates, peers, managers, and technical personnel. Must be a good planner and organizer to be able to develop a comprehensive training program for maintenance and
engineering personnel in electrical, PLC, and PC technology.