Electrical Engineer

Illinois Tool Works Lancaster, NY
Job Description

Designs and programs electrical control systems for automated decorating equipment and provides support during the manufacture, assembly, testing, and start up of machinery and systems.


* Defines electrical system requirements for automated equipment systems utilizing modifications of standard equipment based on customer specs. Designs machinery as part of integrated assembly systems, including such items as parts handling and visual inspection equipment.

* Defines electrical and pneumatic hardware requirements with Mechanical Engineers to create most effective and efficient application. Generates Bill of Materials for purchasing requirements.

* Designs software programs for standard controls, PLC controllers, operate interface terminals (OIT), vision inspection systems, and robotics to enable systems to be integrated. Adds additional hardware if necessary.

* Assists electricians during machine assembly. Provides guidance and information and redesigns as needed.

* Monitors start up of assembled machinery. Debugs electrical/pneumatic circuits and control programs.

* Visits customers to assist in start-up and debugging of equipment. Assists in training customers.

* Performs various R & D duties including the evaluation of new technology.

* Makes recommendations regarding specific hardware and software for certain projects, and general use.

* Attends seminars to stay current in electrical applications and packaging systems.

Job Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering

* 2 years of similar experience required

* Displayed experience in a similar position in manufactuing setting

* AutoCAD Electrical experience and Microsoft computer knowledge required

* PLC, OIT experience required

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW United Silicone does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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