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Electrical Engineer in Watertown at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a well established manufacturer of metal automotive components, in need of a plant floor electrical engineer.

This position will provide electrical engineering services for new production equipment and all aspects of manufacturing to ensure that world class products are available to our customers.  This person will work independently withminimal supervision for a vast majority of the activities with a strong reliance on experience and good organizational skills.  This person will act as a specialist and work with all levels of the organization.  This position exists toimprove efficiency, fix programming related issues in a timely manner to reduce/ eliminate the equipment downtime. Their work affects equipment, employees, work environment and process standards and specifications.
•         Assist 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  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.
•         Ensures manufacturing practices are current, consistent and compliant with GSS Policies and Procedures, all external state/federal regulations and customer requirements
The above are principle responsibilities and do not identify all duties inherent in the job.

Experience and Education Requirements
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of three years related to manufacturing experience in electrical engineering, PLC, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.