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Electrical Engineer

Wytheville, Virginia
29 Jul 2022

Coperion is looking for a Electrical Engineer to join our team in Wytheville, Virginia. As an Electrical Engineer you will be Responsible for the engineering, designing, specifying, and executing projects involving extruders and auxiliary support equipment used in process applications such as plastics, food, and other processes

What Coperion Offers You:

5% Annual Bonus eligibility

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, short term disability, among others.

Generous 401K Matching Program - 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*

4 weeks' vacation, 11 paid holidays, 6 paid sick days

Competitive pay

Opportunities for development and advancement

What you'll do:

  • Develop basic technical documents such as design criteria, system descriptions, specifications, and requests for equipment procurement.
  • Give technical direction to design and drafting personnel in the development of construction and fabrication drawings from the basic project drawings.
  • Perform engineering and design calculations.
  • Interface with personnel from sales and other disciplines, purchasing, project management, and others as required.
  • Interface with customers and suppliers on technical matters when required.
  • Perform bid evaluations based on his/her technical specifications and recommend successful bidders.
  • Evaluate performances of suppliers as needed.
  • Integrate multiple pieces of equipment to preform specific processes as specified.
  • Participate in presentations, and when required, prepare, and assign cost estimates for Sales Support.
  • Review vendor documentation such as drawings, procedures, and operations manuals to assure that these are in conformance with Speciation given to the vendors.
  • Develop the input for project technical instruction manuals for the testing, startup, operating, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Be proficient with Allen Bradley Control Logix and Compact Logix hardware and RS-Logix 5000 programming software. Siemens S7-300 Series PLC programming a plus.
  • Be able to develop HMI applications using Wonderware, Factory Talk. Siemens Win CC HMI software a plus.
  • Ability to perform system integration of multiple pieces of equipment under an extended scope project
  • Familiar with CAD Packages (preferably E-Plan), ability to read complex electrical diagrams
  • Familiar with Industrial Communication Protocols
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related engineering field required, preferably in electrical
  • Minimum 4 years of applicable engineering experience required, with a focus in electrical
  • Ability to travel outside the area to other Coperion locations, customers, and suppliers
  • Working knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures with this field.
  • Maintain neat and orderly, hazard-free work area.

Great to Haves:

  • Possess basic troubleshooting skills for electrical components.
  • Because of the exposure to sensitive company information, the incumbent must have a sense of responsibility which requires the incumbent not to reveal confidential information.
  • Creative capability is required to aide in visualizing how images can be best presented for designs.
  • The company adheres to the quality system of ISO 9001 and ANSI/ASQC 91. Every employee is obligated to ensure that products free of defects are developed, purchased, manufactured, and commissioned.
  • Programming knowledge or experience

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.

Who we are:

Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperion's divisions of Polymer, Equipment & Systems, and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.

Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand () is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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  • Job Reference: 671167517-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Coperion
  • Location: Wytheville, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application