Electrical Process Engineer

Job Location: 
Greater Milwaukee, WI

Are you an ELECTRICAL PROCESS ENGINEER looking for your next opportunity in the Greater Milwaukee, WI area?   Do you have strong experience in Process engineering and AUTOMATION UPGRADES?   Are you experienced with leading FOOD or CPG facility automation upgrade Projects?     If you are experienced with PLC programming, and electrical and controls updates, we have a job that was meant for YOU! 

This Electrical Process Engineer role is an excellent opportunity in the Greater Milwaukee, WI area with a technically focused and fast growing Christian company that puts PEOPLE first, has won awards for being one of the top companies to work for, has grown over 40% in size since 2018, offers a strong salary, excellent health insurance, 401K match, HSA contribution, and relocation assistance!

 If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to: sfregien@pointonerecruiting.com



Electrical Process Engineer Job Description

The Electrical Process Engineer will work on projects related to site, facility, manufacturing assets/processes, and safety, quality and productivity initiatives to achieve cost reductions, yield optimization, reliability improvements and customer solutions. A component of this position is developing layouts of facilities and designing manufacturing lines utilizing lean manufacturing to eliminate wastes. The Process Engineer will perform process flow charting/ mapping, design of workstations, efficiency studies, streamlining operations and assisting with supply chain management solutions. This position will identify and develop (together with the team) various projects consistent with capital deployment and business strategy, but also develop and implement best practices.  

Emphasis will be on electrical and controls upgrade projects at multiple manufacturing plants.


Essential Functions

1. Participate in Safety Teams to lead continuous improvement initiatives throughout the organization.

2. Collaborate with Maintenance, Quality and Operations teams to lead process upgrades including integration of automation and technology.

3. Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.

4. Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient crew and facility utilization. Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel and equipment. Analyze work station designs for ergonomic compliance.

5. Create process flow diagrams and process & instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s) for existing and modified processes, both in the production areas as well as for infrastructure support systems (chilled water, steam distribution, compressed air utilities, nitrogen, etc.).

6. Manage multiple projects simultaneously, including tracking project costs and gathering data from internal and external sources.

7. Establish operational methods and work standards using various measurement techniques.

8. Analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified improvements. Develop work simplification methods and job aids. May perform design on special projects as needed.

9. Identifies and qualifies vendors, suppliers, contractors, service providers. Obtains competitive bids when warranted and negotiates contract amounts.  Monitor vendor and contractor performance for safety, quality, productivity, and value.   Monitor and approve invoices and other payments once goods and services are delivered and completed

10. Reviews or and/or develops drawings ensuring conformance to food industry standards and specific application.

11. Develop scopes of work, prepare project budgets and cost estimates according to the project requirements for safety, quality, mechanical and electrical integrity, schedule, timing, and budget.   

12. Responsible for completion of projects as assigned. Ensure that coordination and regular communication of overall project occurs between all involved in the planning and execution of company projects. Advises management of any project delays or budget challenges and identifies alternate actions to maintain schedules and budgets.

13. Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.



Education and/or Experience

MUST: Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Manufacturing or other engineering/technology discipline

MUST: Three (3) years of engineering or project management experience in a manufacturing environment.

Communication Skills: Good listener, able to present complicated topics in a clear way both written and verbally, engaging in discussions, basic negotiation skills, interaction with internal maintenance staff, operators, supervisors, management, contractors, and outside engineering resources

Interpersonal skills: team player, respectful, request and offer assistance as necessary

Technical skills: good understanding of project management and engineering methodologies

Optimistic, positive attitude in recognizing challenges and finding solutions



Strong foundation in industrial power distribution, control logic, PLC and HMI programming, machine safety and interlocking

Five (5) years' experience in a food manufacturing environment

Basic financial knowledge

Good understanding of LEAN concepts, maintenance and reliability of assets, practical use and understanding of AutoCAD and MS Project

Sanitary design experience  


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Will have a thorough knowledge of technical project engineering/management methods, associated with manufacturing facilities

Must possess solid analytical skills in developing continuous improvement initiatives, cost reductions, waste elimination, methods improvements and safety practices. 

Familiar with Lean manufacturing principles.

This position requires that the person be a highly organized self-motivated individual who can work independently and the ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain collaboration.

Must have strong leadership skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills.

Computer literacy regarding MS Suite of products, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, factory floor automation, etc.

Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fregien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 221
Manufacturing & Engineering

Join Our Talent Network