The Manufacturing Engineer-Electrical position will provide technical assistance to support all manufacturing departments insuring the continuation of safe, economical, quality insured, and lean production operations.
Grand Island, NE
Support all manufacturing departments by providing technical assistance regarding the quality and/or performance of machinery, electrical systems, sensors, gauges, data collection, etc.
Develop, justify, and lead engineering projects to deliver cost reductions, quality improvements, and new product development initiatives.
Responsible to work with vendors, suppliers, Maintenance, and internal customers to ensure projects are completed safely, on time, and within budget.
Work with all manufacturing departments and Lean Manufacturing data to analyze, brainstorm, evaluate, and improve plant equipment capabilities through PLC program changes, robotics, electronic sensors, and electrical system troubleshooting.
Engage Corporate Engineering and IT to lead or support projects involving product design changes, material changes, and manufacturing process changes to ensure manufacturability and validate product quality.
Evaluate plant systems for utilities, environmental control, and fire suppression to ensure safety, compliance, and efficiencies are met.
Travel by airplane and/or drive rental or company automobile to all company facilities, vendors, or seminars and expositions, as needed.
Guide and work with Maintenance Team Members to troubleshoot electrical issues on both manufacturing and plant utility equipment.
Work with IT to develop robust plant information and data gathering systems.
Operate a personal computer and be able to work as required within the plant ERP system to automatically extract data for use in the plant manufacturing equipment.
Perform other related duties as required.
Experience with PLC programming (current Allen Bradley experience preferred), PID loop tuning, electrical troubleshooting, wiring diagrams, and electrical panel design/build.
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access or SQL databases.
Knowledge/experience with automated assembly, robotics, g-code, software development, and database management preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction in mathematical or diagram form.
Bachelor Degree in an Engineering discipline or an Associate Degree in Electronics, Software Development, or related field plus a 4-year degree.
Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Programmable Logic Controllers
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