The Electrical Engineer II’s primary job function is to plan and design packaging or processing equipment and support devices such as electrical, electro mechanical, pneumatic systems, pc hardware, software and write operating programs.
Primary responsibilities include:
• The EE II interacts with other technical specialists and engineers to assure that the equipment meets the customer’s needs and federal, state, and local regulatory guidelines.
• The EE II reviews technical proposals and quotations and has direct contact with customers and suppliers.
• The EE II operates at a higher level of independence and discretion than the EE I.
• Research, design, and evaluate, electrical/electronic equipment, processes and systems applying knowledge of engineering principles.
• Program electronic controls; specify components or directly modify designs to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications
• Provide technical assistance and support to manufacturing, sales, service purchasing as directed.
• Conduct in house QC and checkouts of equipment prior to shipment.
• Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, process flow diagrams and computer generated reports
• Conduct root cause analysis and recommend and implement changes as directed
• Trouble shoot performance issues in conjunction with field service and the customers technical representatives
• Work with a minimum of supervision and manage medium to complex level design tasks and projects
• Perform all duties of an Electrical Designer as required.
• May provide occasional direction to KHS assembly personnel or contractors.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
• 3-10 years in a food, beverage, chemical or industrial packaging/processing design environment (FDA regulated: WI)
• At least 3 years’ experience programming and designing electrical control systems for complex automated equipment involving motion and at least 3 years’ experience working on projects building automated equipment in a production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated proficiency designing electrical systems and programmable logic controller based systems using RSLogix5, 500 & 5000, Siemens, RSView Studio ME/MS, RSView32 & iFIX or Panelbuilder.
• Demonstrated proficiency with one of the following: AutoCAD or equivalent CADD application.
• Experience in motion control applications including at least one or the following brands: Allen Bradley or Siemens.
• Knowledge of industrial networks: i.e. Ethernet I/P, DeviceNet ControlNet, and Profibus.
• Mastery of MS Office applications, ability to demonstrate proficiency within reasonable period of time in KHS USA ERP system and one of the following: AutoCAD, Solidworks (WI) or equivalent CADD applications.
• Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.