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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Electrical EngineerPosition Summary:Analyze machinery and extrusion specifications and performance requirements for new and/or existing machinery and, based on this, develop and implement appropriate control system solutions.Essential Responsibilities and Priorities:--- Apply GEC machine control technology to new and existing equipment. Provide electrical engineering design services and assist with the creation of conceptual designs and specifications for new projects.--- Participate in control system design activities by developing and implementing HMI and soft-PLCmodifications and enhancements.--- Program logical machine functions with IEC61131 programming tools and design HMI interfaces with graphical development tools.--- Create schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM's and panel layouts, usingAutoCAD, and perform required analysis to ensure the satisfaction of all project specifications needed for the procurement, manufacture and assembly of components.--- Support installation and/or commissioning of new and retrofit equipment.--- Provide technical support of machinery as needed, including service calls, trouble-shooting andproblem solving. Utilize remote connection tools to provide technical support and guidance tosuccessfully fulfill customer service requests.--- Enter, update, and maintain service information within the GEC database including repairs andservice calls.--- Work collaboratively with all engineering disciplines and field service personnel to ensure successful completion of projects.--- Ensure that all engineering documentation is released in a timely manner to meet the requirements of the project schedule and budget.--- Work with the Sales Department in determining the viability of proposed retrofits to existingequipment.--- Provide input and guidance for overall control system development initiatives based on customerfeedback, retrofit implementation, and field service experience.--- Work closely with the VP of Engineering to help prioritize control system development initiatives.--- Provide technical support to all departments during procurement, assembly, testing and finalacceptance of equipment.--- Visit customer sites and evaluate machinery for retrofits and upgrades.--- Assist the Technical Documentation department in the preparation of all drawings, specifications and specific operating procedures required in properly supporting product in the field.Education--- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.Experience--- Minimum of 5 years of machine control design experience preferably in a heavy manufacturingenvironment.Essential skills, behaviors:--- Knowledge of plastics process technology desirable, but not required.--- Strong software design experience, including:o Demonstrated understanding of standard machine programming languages (IEC61131)including ladder, structured text, and function block.--- PC-based control experience with Beckhoff is desired.o Demonstrated experience with HMI design and development.--- Experience with Indusoft is a plus.o Ability to design schematics and electrical panels utilizing AutoCAD Electrical (ACE) 2016and/or AutoCAD 2016--- Strong understanding of Electro-mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics.--- Excellent technical communication skills, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Email.--- Desired Characteristicso Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment.o Strong organizational skills.o Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.o Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team.o Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Harrisburg , Senior Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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