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Electrical Engineer - Automated Machinery

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 08/23/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: 505377 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Education & Experience:  BS in Electrical Engineering plus 1-5 years of experience  in the industrial automation industry. Experience as service technician, electrical schematic designer, or PLC programmer is acceptable with proven skillset creating electrical drawings.

  • Experience designing and assembling electrical cabinets and layouts, including circuit design
  • Familiarity with EPLAN (or AutoCAD Electrical)  for creating electrical drawings  Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety guidelines
  • Experience designing for large automated systems from initial concept through installation and customer buy off
  • Strong fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine/motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, programming, and system integration
  • Familiarity with IEC61131 (PLC programming languages)
  • Strong communication skills & ability to interact with teams, clients, and vendors
  • Ability to analyze and diagnose  problems in automated equipment

Desirable Experience (not required)
  • Siemens Step 7 / TIA Portal PLC programming experience
  • Familiar with ISO 13849-1 and IEC 62061 Safety of Machinery standards

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide electrical and controls engineering expertise for the design of new equipment & system introductions
  • Creates and maintains full package of electrical drawings for custom designed automated machinery
  • Creates and maintains BOMs
  • Work with Supply Chain Management to source parts
  • Generate panel layout for new automated systems
  • Maintain logs & written records of duties performed
  • Internal subject matter expert in control systems (PLC, HMI, Motion Control Systems), system integration, sensors, & electromechanical devices
  • Apply knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, and programming
  • Work to develop training procedures and documentation for US-based field service
  • Develop PLC programming within Broetje’s standard for new systems as well as existing equipment retrofits and modifications
  • Occasional travel to customer sites to assist with machine commissioning

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) company match
  • 100% paid healthcare coverage of premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability plan & group life insurance program
  • Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement program
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