Sr. Electrical Engineer

In partnership with our client, a global manufacturer and automotive industry supplier, we are searching for an Electrical Engineer to join our client's team near Nashville, Tennessee.  This is a direct hire opportunity.

In this role, the selected candidate will join a team of engineers responsible for process improvement projects including the installation and modification of new and existing equipment throughout the manufacturing facility.  Will see electrical engineering projects through from cradle to grave and will be responsible for project funding requests, budgeting, designing, purchasing, scheduling, supervising installations and startups as well as maintaining the facility's equipment and electrical systems. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for electrical expertise in single/multiple areas of the plant
  • Assist with developing, designing, testing and maintaining the plant's electrical equipment and power distribution systems. This including high voltage electrical distribution up to 13,800 volts.
  • Modification of existing equipment as requested by production, engineering or maintenance departments. 
  • Design, write specifications, purchase, install and start-up new electrical equipment
  • Manage contractors and engineering technicians and support the maintenance department's goals for downtime frequency, A-rank reduction, obsolesces, and non-operational time.
  • Perform monthly safety audits in the areas of contractor work areas, lockout/tagout, and Near Miss Hidden dangers.
  • Manage and control spending of the yearly capital and expense budget targets.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a yearly plan to meet company objectives in safety, quality, production/productivity and maintenance support for each department.

Qualifications:

Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 2+ years of Electrical Engineer experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment.  Must have a strong understanding of power distribution (including high voltage) and a working knowledge of plant electrical systems and equipment installation.  Previous PLCs experience a big plus but not required.  Must have excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team.  Good organizational and project management skills required.  Experience with CAD software preferred.

Industry leading compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a commitment to employee development and technical training make this a great place to start and finish your career.