Sr. Project Electrical Engineer, Kohler Energy

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Hattiesburg

Description

r. Project Electrical Engineer, Kohler Energy Work Mode Onsite LocationOnsite at Hattiesburg, MS - Kohler Energy Opportunity The position is responsible for providing technical support in industrial electrical controls engineering. This includes system design, installation oversight, programming, problem solving, program management and training on electrical/electronic control systems of facilities and equipment at Kohler Energy. Assignments will require proficiency in the areas of electrical controls design/programming, problem solving, project management, communication skills and teamwork. Travel is estimated at < 10% and will primarily be for training or machine run-off purposes. Specific Responsibilities Provide technical support as required to ensure plant equipment is operating and optimized. This would include troubleshooting of down equipment as required. Understand equipment electrical controls obsolescence and create a plan to mitigate. Participate as part of a team to drive Smart Factory/Industry 4.0 implementation. Implement error proofing solutions that are integrated into the assembly line or manufacturing process control system. Examples would be the integration of DC tools, vision systems, sensors, in-process/post process gage systems, data collection etc. Implement part verification & traceability utilizing 2D barcoding and SQL databases. Maintain proper documentation for equipment including electrical schematics, programs, procedures, and manuals. Team member for the planning and development of processes and equipment that incorporate the most advanced cost-effective technology for engine machining, measurement, and material handling. Emphasize lean manufacturing, automation, and other state-of-the-art methodologies. Participate in new equipment design and build reviews to ensure that the electrical control systems meet Kohler specifications. Project management and commissioning of capital equipment projects as assigned. Scope could include complete project or limited to the electrical controls for the project. Review technical feasibility of projects and provide input to maintain the Division's capital plan.Prepare White Papers, ACT's and capital expenditures to achieve the plan. Assist in vendor selection, equipment specification, quotation, and reviews for new equipment. Identify and implement product cost reductions. Mentor/train less experienced engineers, analysts, technicians as necessary. Work to develop individual goals/objectives to support the department goals using the Maximizing Performance Appraisal Process, and personally demonstrate and drive the Kohler Core competencies. Skills/Requirements B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or related field from an ABET accredited program. Minimum 4 years related work experience. Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs and Studio 5000 Experience with Siemens PLC is preferred Experience programming industrial HMIs Experience specifying, installing, programming and troubleshooting Variable Frequency and/or servo drives Experience creating and reading electrical schematic diagrams. Preferably using AutoCAD Electrical Experience using multi-meters, oscilloscopes, meggers, and other equipment to analyze & troubleshoot complex circuits. Experience with two or more of the following is required. Ability and desire to gain experience in the remainder. Industrial Vision Systems Fanuc Robots Industrial Ethernet communication networks Functional Safety SCADA experience (Ignition preferred) Higher level programming (Visual Basic or Python preferred) Knowledge of internal combustion engines and/or generators is desirable Strong communication skills, sense of urgency, and initiative. Strong computer skills, both hardware and software. Must have a passion for continuous learning and development of new skills and knowledge. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $87,450 - $111,100. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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