Electrical Engineer

Posted on Aug 7

Location: Decatur, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4132854

Electrical Engineer – Central Illinois
Your Role with the Company:
As an Electrical Engineer for this leading automotive glass company, you will initiate and manage electrical projects to meet time, cost and effectiveness targets.  You will also assist Engineering and Maintenance with engineering or equipment problems.  You will communicate with different levels of the organization depending on the activity you are involved in.
You also assist the Engineering Manager and Maintenance staff with engineering problems or preventative actions which will give you the opportunity to use your skills in motor control logic, automation and hardware as well as power distribution in a manufacturing environment.
What you will be doing:
  • Create and maintain and train on procedures and guidelines for the proper maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Support Manufacturing on equipment issues.
  • Develop project budgets and timelines and communicate progress as needed.
  • Design control, automation, instrumentation, and power projects.
  • Develop materials and train technicians on upgraded or new equipment or systems put in place.
  • Oversee and manage outside vendors to ensure Quality, Environmental and Safety site requirements are met.
  • Coordinate with site Maintenance supervisors for commissioning, training and execution of projects.
  • Develop and implement training for operation and maintenance.
  • Develop support documentation for projects.
  • Participate in the development and management of the Capital and Expense budget for the Maintenance/Engineering department.
What you will need:
  • BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 1 to 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment; automotive experience is a plus.
  • PLC, PC, Motor Controls design, Robot Controls installation and maintenance experience.
  • Power distribution technology from 13.2Kv three phase to 110V single phase installation and maintenance experience.
Why Work Here?
This company is a leading international manufacturer of automotive and industrial glass.  This plant manufactures the large sheets of glass which is then used to produce windshields, side mirrors and tail lights for the USA manufacturing.  People are considered the foundation of their success.  Teamwork is very important. Other values include excellent quality, on-time and complete work/ continuous improvement and commitment and dedication to consistently provide excellent quality products to the automotive replacement glass industry.
Community Information:
This community is a great place to live and work with affordable housing and great school systems. It is located approximately ½ way between Chicago and St. Louis and if you like the big city life, you are within a few hours’ drive of the excitement of a large metropolitan area. There are a number of quaint shops in the area as well as a historical downtown business district and a variety of restaurants and shopping. There is also a beautiful state park nearby and a variety of recreational activities are available.
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