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Electrical Engineer I- 40146

Company: Southwire Company
Location: Douglas
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Electrical Engineer Summary:
The position will be responsible for the supporting and driving processes within a Manufacturing setting for Southwire. This individual will develop strong working relationships with all production members and provide technical support as needed. The individual will also put a strong emphasis on continuous improvement and development to safely manufacture a quality product at a competitive price. The candidate will interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements in the manufacturing process within an OPS/Lean Manufacturing structure.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, test, install and maintain large-scale electrical systems that transmit and generate power
Actively participate in the improvement of processes related to extrusion of numerous compounds (e.g., PVC, FEP, PFA, Tefzel, CPE, TPE, and silicon), cabling of conductors, and the moisture curing of cross-linkable polymers
Actively participate in the improvement of processes related to the application of tapes, braids, lacquers, and saturants to high temperature wire and cable products
Establish working relationships with machine manufactures and develop/optimize machine operating parameters
Work with team members to develop and implement area best practices to improve product quality and machine efficiencies
Generate standard practice/work instructions focused on safety, equipment operation, and material processing
Coordinate with multiple disciplines to conduct trials and testing
Obtain fluency in various specifications (ASTM, UL, SAE)
Identify root causes of scrap and perform corrective actions to reduce
Actively participate in root cause analysis of quality rejections and complaints
Strive to shift from reactive corrective actions to preventative or even predictive corrections
Review current equipment capabilities and provide new technology options that will increase productivity or quality

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering along with 2+ years directly related experience in a manufacturing environment
Self-driven and self-motivated.
Strong knowledge and expertise of PLC Siemens/AB and engineering methods and concepts.
Experience utilizing various measurements and testing equipment.
Excellent computer skills with a thorough working knowledge of AutoCAD, Solidworks, Microsoft Office with Excel and Access.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate with others.
Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong understanding and application of OPS/Lean Manufacturing principles

Experience in one or more of these areas also a significant plus: CAT wire, high temperature compounds, drum packing, computer programming, automated equipment, SAP enterprise management system.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Southwire Company, Albany , Electrical Engineer I- 40146, Engineering , Douglas, Georgia

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