Electrical Engineer - (Fives Intralogistics Corp.) M/F

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Fives Intralogistics Corp. - Louisville

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America/Caribbean, USA, Kentucky, Louisville, KY

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Louisville 40229

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Electrical Engineer - (Fives Intralogistics Corp.) M/F

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Permanent position

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We are looking for an electrical engineer to join our team focusing on the execution of standard product projects with values ranging from $10K to $10M. Additionally, this individual will be utilized as a resource within an integration project under the guidance of the Project Engineer or Engineering Supervisor acting in a Project Engineer capacity. This position will require the employee to research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, products and systems.

 1.     Position General Responsibilities:
a.     Competently understand and work under the guidelines, policies, procedures, and instructions of the Quality System to achieve quality and customer satisfaction objectives.
b.     Maintain a good, professional working relationship with all company personnel, vendors, subcontractors, and customers.
c.     Competently work in a fast-paced, project-oriented, deadline-driven, and continuously-improving environment to meet company goals concerning schedule, technical accuracy, and budget.
d.     Use engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
e.     Willingness to work in both individual and group environments.
f.      Willingness to immediately travel as required by air or automotive.
g.     Willingness to travel to and work at remote locations throughout the year with 30% being an average yearly travel requirement.
h.     Maintain technical expertise in controls systems hardware and software technology through training and other forms of continuing education (such as training courses and classes, technical journals and magazines, professional societies, site visits, etc.).
2.     Position Specific Responsibilities:
a.     Assist in preparing electrical project estimates.
b.     Thoroughly review and understand the project scope along with the customer’s standards and as sold documents for a complete picture of the design required.
c.     Review and select appropriate Fives and OEM equipment to satisfy project functional requirements.
d.     Design electrical control systems for parcel sortation and transportation products or projects with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
e.     Work with engineering subcontractors to coordinate their activities and to ensure the subcontractor work is checked and the standards and quality are within Fives Intralogistics’ guidelines.
f.      Program and prepare, PLC and GDU software files for the product or project segment deliverables.
g.     Make site visits to the control panel builder manufacturer and quality check the controls for accuracy and functionality prior to shipping to the project site.
h.     Preload the PLC and GDU software so the integrator or installer can complete level one checklist.
i.      Support Quality improvement initiatives.
j.      Produce information such as sketches, redlines etc. to electrical AutoCAD technicians or electrical engineering

Education and Experiences

1.     Education and/or Experience

·         Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (four-year college or university); and two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.

·         Understanding and basic proficiency in AutoCAD.

·         Understanding and basic proficiency in PLC, GDU and HMI programming.

·         Understanding and basic proficiency in control system hardware design.


2.     Language Skills

·         Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 

·         Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 

·         Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 

·         Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


3.     Mathematical Skills

·         Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. 

·         Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


4.     Reasoning Ability

·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·         Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

·         Ability to solve problems using a systemic approach.


5.     Physical Demands 


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

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