Project Electrical Engineer
Company: AB Specialty Silicones
Posted on: May 13, 2022
The Project Electrical Engineer , located in Waukegan IL, reports
to the Engineering Manager. This position provides engineering
support for all aspects of manufacturing chemicals at the Waukegan
facilities. The position will work cross-functionally across
departments in the company, with the goal of improving efficiency,
safety and product quality.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide support in the design, fabrication, procurement and
installation of new physical systems, including managing and
scheduling contractors for electrical control systems and
Define sequence of operation for system controls.
Research and implement best practices to draw wiring schematics for
control panels which include process valves, temperature sensors,
system alarms, flow meters, pressure sensors, motor controls,
Experience in designing control panels with HMI displays. Program
HMI display to capture trending of temperatures, pressures, batch
times, etc. Yokogawa Data Acquisition (DAQ) systems a plus.
Input settings and verify operation of electronic components such
as temperature, pressure, and flow.
Provide technical leadership to troubleshoot equipment including
cooling systems, heating systems, flow meters, and vacuum
Knowledgeable in reading and interpreting equipment wiring
Analyze current equipment conditions, evaluates and recommends
advanced technologies to improve equipment reliability, and
Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code and area
classifications for electrical installations.
Prepare engineering specifications for competitive cost estimates
and purchase orders.
Develop, write and implement various technical documents including
training documents, procedures and process instruction.
Support compliance with ISO and GMP practices and programs.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
Five years of engineering experience in a manufacturing
environment, chemical manufacturing strongly preferred.
Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
with multiple projects.
Strong electrical aptitude required.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Understanding of root cause analysis techniques, 5S and 6
Superior communication skills - verbal and written. The ability to
work in a team oriented organization.
Working knowledge of MS Office, project scheduling, CAD programs,
Experience with computerized maintenance software.
Familiarity with 480/240V 3 Phase and 120V single phase power
distribution systems and motor controls.
DCS (distributed control systems) experience
Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or
without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit,
climb stairs and ladders, use hands, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to five pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The work environment is one of typical office
work with a significant amount of time spent in the manufacturing,
warehouse and laboratory areas.
WHAT WE OFFER
AB Specialty Silicones offers compensation commensurate with
experience and an excellent benefits package. The benefits package
offered to full-time employees includes: medical, dental, vision,
vacation, 401(k), life insurance, STD, LTD, flexible spending
accounts, and tuition reimbursement.
AB Specialty Silicones is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability,
marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by
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