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Electrical Engineer
Bellefontaine, OH

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Electrical Engineer – Focusing on Power Distribution
Bellefontaine, Ohio

Would you like to learn more about power distribution?

Would you like to learn more about sustainability and take ownership of the sustainability for the plant?
Would you like to work on new equipment projects?
Would you like to work with multiple diverse projects in an always changing environment?
Would you like to work within a group of engineers?
This position could be for you!

Manufacturer is seeking an Electrical Engineer to work in their project engineering team.  The Electrical Engineer will report to the Engineering Lead, eventually serve as the power distribution expert for the plant and will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Maintain and improve the electrical safety program, including arc flash 
  • Oversee and optimize facility power distribution
  • Assist with development and maintaining systems to monitor plant power usage 
  • Drive the vision for the plant’s future sustainability plan  
  • Oversee engineering projects and preventative maintenance initiatives   
  • Support other engineers with electrical needs for new manufacturing cells and lines
  • Establish continuous improvement directives
  • Complete detailed data analysis 
  • Research and coordinate cost justification for new projects 
  • Monitor and implement energy savings projects
  • Oversee up to three projects at one time 
  • Other engineering tasks as assigned
Candidates should be interested in leading the site’s sustainability directives.  This position involves heavy data acquisition and analysis.  Candidates should be able to manage their own projects with minimal supervision, be able to build rapport on the manufacturing floor and enjoy working within a team of engineers.  This position requires candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 50% of their day, potentially more during project work.  Individuals should have excellent floor communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with front line associates. 

Medical benefits are available the first of the month after 30 days of employment.  Holidays, vacation, relocation assistance, 401K and bonus!  This position does require candidates to work over holiday shutdowns and some weekends to complete projects. 

REQUIREMENTS for the Electrical Engineer:
1. Minimum of an Associate’ degree in a technical field; Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technologies highly preferred 
2. At least one year in an electrical engineering position; co-ops and internships can be included 
3. Experience troubleshooting and programming PLCs 
4. Basic project management skills 
5. Willingness to take on plant power distribution and sustainability 
6. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Automotive manufacturing work experience
2. Capital equipment projects
3. Exposure to Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies
4. Working knowledge of arc flash 

5. Strong data analysis skills 
6. Experience working with power distribution 
7. AutoCAD 

Why work for this organization:
1. New capital equipment projects
2. Diverse business mix (Honda, Toyota, Ford and other OEMs)
3. Supply truck, car and van markets
4. Competitive benefits package and bonus
5. Strong project work
6. Opportunity for advancement

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Bellefontaine, Ohio area. There is a competitive relocation program available for candidates with all of the required core functions of the job. 
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