Electrical Engineer

Reference Number: CPO-EleIN-3854
Location: Columbus, IN

Job Description

Job Description

Responsibilities of this job are to provide support to manufacturing and maintenance, driving equipment and instrument reliability. Update and standardize programing for PLC controls. Coordinate with project engineers on capital projects. Provide support to Electricians for troubleshooting and installation of PLCs motor drives, and control systems. Measure reliability and provide changes as needed to controls systems. Also work with network devices, computers, and software utilized in the facility.

  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills
  • Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications. Design solutions by applying knowledge of electricity and materials.
  • Keep up to date records on all controls hardware and PLC programs.
  • Understand Preventive Maintenance strategies and incorporate where needed.
  • Work with production, maintenance, and project engineers to plan for maintenance outages and implementation of new equipment.
  • Stay current with new drive and control technologies through self-study, hands on, and training.
  • Work with maintenance to ensure maintenance employees are trained and knowledgeable.
  • Adhere to safety policies and regulations.
  • Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting repair service.

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience, manufacturing experience is necessary
  • Ability to lead people and get results by working with others
  • Ability to balance a work load and achieve positive results
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of product
  • Allen-Bradley PLC's (PLC5 and ControlLogix) and Panelview
  • Allen-Bradley AC & DC Drive Systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word

Preferred Experience

  • Wonderware systems
  • Networking/Infrastructure (Ethernet IP, DH+, RIO, Control Net)

Base Pay $80,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year