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Electrical Engineer

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team!Brand:With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we've earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.Location Description:Post Consumer Brands in Battle Creek, Mich., the cereal capital of the U.S., is the company's largest manufacturing plant and home to about 600 team members. When you join the team here, you'll be helping to produce some of the most iconic cereal brands, including Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, PEBBLES cereal, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb cereal. The Battle Creek plant is also unique as it is home to the original barn where C.W. Post started the Postum cereal company in 1895. The Battle Creek team has deep community roots, supporting the city's Cereal Festival, local elementary schools, and hosting several on-site volunteer events throughout the year.Responsibilities:The successful candidate will work within the Battle Creek Plant Engineering team and compliment the Post Consumer Brands Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of power distribution and electrical infrastructure along with working knowledge of PLC control systems and networks. Responsibilities include insuring safety of personnel and assets, assessing feasibility of projects, developing project scope and justification, designing electrical controls and infrastructure solutions, updating and maintaining electrical standards, and training maintenance personnel. Assigned projects will be of varying size and scope and will be funded from both capital and expense budgets. Developing productive cross-functional relationships at a large manufacturing site across Operations Engineering, Maintenance, IT, and other support groups will be a key success factor.

  • Strive to insure safety of personnel. Maintain standards for Arc Flash protection, PPE, grounding, safety circuits, hazardous locations, and LOTO.
  • Maintain programs for electrical infrastructure maintenance, power factor management, and electrical monitoring and metering.
  • Update and maintain electrical/controls equipment and construction standards.
  • Insure the maintenance of electrical schematics and documentation.
  • Support plant operations with technical troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Provide training and technical leadership for electrical skilled trades.
  • Assist in development of scope, cost, and schedule for new electrical installations and infrastructure improvement projects, including capital projects.
  • Maintain required project management documentation and history files.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of and evaluate new and emerging technologies.
  • Supervise plant personnel as necessary to complete tasks.
  • Other projects and special assignments as required.
  • Provide after-hours support for business.Perks of Being a Team Member
    • Positive culture sustained through committed team members who strive for excellence
    • Base salary range: $73,000 - $117,000+ depending on qualifications.
    • Annual performance bonus
    • Generous paid-time off (PTO) plans including paid holidays
    • Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Company-paid and electable leave programs
    • 401k participation with 6% dollar-for-dollar match
    • Tuition reimbursement available
    • Wellness program with quarterly payoutQualifications:EDUCATION:
      • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
        • Demonstrated aptitude with power distribution systems up to 4800V AC including substations, switchgear, and power factor correction equipment.
        • Experience with PLC controls, HMIs, and Networks with the ability to effectively partner with controls engineers to problem solve, design, and make improvements is a plus.
        • 5 or more years of experience in manufacturing including exposure to maintenance and engineering functions is desired.
          • Strong skill set in reading and interpreting electrical and control schematics, PIDs, and other technical documentation.
          • An understanding of motors, drives, and associated circuitry.
          • Strong familiarity with various electrical machine control technologies.
          • Must be self-driven and highly effective working both independently and as part of a team.
          • Strong written, verbal, and analytical skills.
          • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
          • Organized and able to multi-task.
          • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
          • Occasional travel is required.

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Battle Creek , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Battle Creek, Michigan

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