Electrical Controls Engineer

US Smokeless Tobacco Co

Richmond, Virginia

7/21/2020 7:49:56 AM


Engineering Manufacturing Engineering



Are you a hardworking problem solver looking to drive quality at a leading consumer packaged goods company? If so, then we have an opportunity for you!

We are seeking an Electrical Controls Engineer to join our team in Richmond, VA. You are responsible for providing electrical and controls engineering support for established and new automated manufacturing lines. You can expect to work as an integral part of the team.

What you will be doing

• You can excel in a team environment with phenomenal communication and customer skills, while at the same time work technically independent
• You provide problem solving support to maintenance staff to quickly diagnose equipment, controls, and system issues
• Work independently to provide programming and integration services (PLC’s, HMI’s, servo controls, vision systems)
• Monitor automated equipment, analyzing and initiating action based on data, and problem-solving activities to ensure reliability and conformity of equipment to quality system requirements
• You will provide written controls narratives to detail existing processes, develop technical training manuals and job aides, and create & modify drawings (elementary electrical, panel layouts, P&ID’s, etc.)
• You provide support for Manufacturing Execution and Data Collection Systems, as well as deliver various technical training to the maintenance staff
• Work with High Speed Consumer Package Labeling, Conveyors, Banding Equipment, Automated Fillers, Carton/Case Packing, PLC’s, HMI’s, Vision Systems

Background and Education

• BS Electrical Engineering OR Electrical Engineering Technology and a minimum of 3-5 years of direct controls and programming experience
• Experience with programmable logic controllers and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) development
• Strong cause-effect analytical and troubleshooting abilities
• Ability to interpret and effectively use electrical schematics to diagnose equipment issues
• Proficient in use of Studio 5000, Factory Talk View, Simatic, Pluto Manager, AutoDesk
• Experience with vision systems and servo driven equipment preferred
• Experience with networking, Manufacturing Execution Systems, and data collection systems a plus but not required
• Primarily day shift however the incumbent will need to be flexible to provide support to other shifts as needed

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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