• Corporate Machine & Fab Shop
  • Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • Full Time

General Summary:

This job supplements Zeus's Electrical Engineering capabilities to design, build and program sophisticated and automated polymer processing equipment. Significant experience in specifying, designing and programing PLCs, PCs and sensors is required. Experience with electrical cad systems is required. Preference is given to those with Allen Bradley hardware and Rockwell software. Familiarity with EDPM or other cad database software is also required. This job requires a hands-on person with an aptitude for troubleshooting. Approximately 15% of the work is performed off site requiring extended periods of travel of up to 3 weeks.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  1. Design panel layout and electrical wiring drawings along with bills of materials to build automated machines
  2. Work along with senior electrical engineers, fabrication specialists, and other Corporate Shops personnel on new and existing complex controlled equipment
  3. Write machine controls code and check controls operations of machines
  4. Troubleshoot PLCs, I/O, Electrical Drives, electromechanical systems, and electronic sensors of all types
  5. Communicate openly with electrical shop supervisor, electrical engineers, and electrical CAD technician to fully document all equipment wiring and programming
  6. Ensure safe and satisfactory operation of new equipment; assist electrical CAD technician by the use of clearly marked prints' red lines
  7. Update Engineering vault system with all project documentation
  8. Train maintenance staff as needed to service critical equipment components
  9. Travel to various sites to aid in installing various electrically controlled machines
  10. Improves and troubleshoots controls on existing machinery
  11. Become expert in applicable OSHA, NEC and NFPA standards
  12. Assist in transition of new equipment installation to manufacturing facilities

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

  1. 4 year Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited University
  2. Minimum of 5 years of experience working with machine control systems
  3. Knowledge of high voltage AC as well as 24 V DC systems
  4. Expert knowledge of process control systems, including Allen Bradley PLCs, HMIs, vision systems, electrical drives, temperature, flow, and pressure controls
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  6. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills in fast paced manufacturing environment
  7. Works well in a team oriented environment
  1. Machine controls programming is essential and electrical CAD experience are a plus
  2. PC experience Ethernet IP environment
  3. Hands on

Disclaimer statement: Job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities required, but a description of the job's most important elements. Nothing in this description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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