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Project Electrical Engineer

Company: S&C Electric Company
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary This position requires a driven engineer capable of executing complex projects for internal customers through flexibility and resourcefulness. This role will lead projects to develop new and improve existing manufacturing processes with a focus on improving flow and capacity while enhancing Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost to meet ambitious company growth goals. Responsibilities include identifying, planning, and implementing lean processes to drive the improvement of KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) and operational objectives. Essential capabilities include a self-motivated, results-driven team-member with the ability to develop and manage the scope, schedule, and cost of projects. Requires the ability to successfully collaborate with all areas of the business most notably, internal customers and suppliers, external suppliers, contractors, supervision, and maintenance. Will work closely with team members and leadership to ensure changes to processes are sustained. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analyze existing manufacturing processes and execute projects which drive productivity, quality, safety, and delivery improvements using lean performance methods.
  • Design and implement new manufacturing processes that meet production requirements and stability criteria
  • Lead projects to support operations growth by increasing capacity, improving space utilization, eliminating waste, and increasing efficiency
  • Apply lean manufacturing techniques in analysis of operations and processes, including Cellular Manufacturing, Just-in-Time Production, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Poka-Yoke, 5S, Gemba, Total Productive Maintenance
  • Perform 4-step problem solving to identify and measure gaps, determine root cause, propose countermeasures, and achieve designed results
  • Manage capital equipment specification, quoting, procurement and installations
  • Develop proposals for automation/robotics and lead implement of solutions
  • Work closely with team members and leadership to ensure the changes in the process are sustained To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering
    • Minimum of 5 years of overall engineering experience.
    • Some experience managing mid to large scale projects.
    • Demonstrated experience leading and facilitating continuous improvement initiatives/events
    • Extensive knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and the tools associated with it
    • Demonstrated track record of success in transforming operations and improving metrics
    • Demonstrated ability to interact with others at all levels of the organization
    • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
    • CAD proficiency preferred
    • Ability to understand and lead implementation of automation/robotics preferred MAJOR PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position.
      • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 40 lbs.
      • Walking: Moderate walking of distances up to 1 mile around the S&C Campus.
      • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 25 lbs.
      • Pushing: Occasional use of an electric hand truck and pushing to move parts a moderate distance.
      • Pulling: Occasional use of an electric hand truck and pulling to move parts a moderate distance.
      • Bending: Frequent bending and crouching required to perform a variety of tasks.
      • Reaching: Continuous full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees to reach for items.
      • Handling: Continuous handling of parts and tools to perform a variety of tasks.
      • Environment: Working environment that of a manufacturing/fabrication company including the use of heavy industrial equipment. In 1909, S&C Electric Company transformed the delivery of safe, reliable electricity with the invention of the Liquid Power Fuse. Today, as the world faces extreme weather events and the demand for electricity grows, S&C continues to innovate and advance the electrical grid, ensuring reliable and resilient power for homes, communities, and critical infrastructure around the world. With a diverse, global workforce and core values around integrity, safety, and quality, S&C is a trusted industry leader and top workplace that offers meaningful careers to more than 3,500 team members. As a people-first organization, S&C is committed to fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace where team members advance their careers through robust talent-development programs and involved leadership. S&C's deeply rooted belief diversity fosters greater creativity, innovation, and success guides the company to advance and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture.

Keywords: S&C Electric Company, Arlington Heights , Project Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Deerfield, Illinois

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