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Electrical Engineer & Energy Manager

Knauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer in the world. We remain committed to conservation of the environment and the sustainable development & manufacture of a comprehensive line of acoustical fiber glass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications using post-consumer recycled materials.
We welcome passionate & creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Watch our values video to learn more about what we do, our commitment to sustainability, and our company values & culture.
Position Overview:
Researches, designs and supervises the installation of electrical equipment, components and/or systems within the plant. Ensures the plant's electrical equipment operates at peak efficiencies while staying within the established budget. Supports process engineering team with data collection as well as process upgrades and improvements.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Support the plant operations group by aiding in equipment troubleshooting and investigating root cause analysis of repeat equipment failures
Update and maintain electrical documents available to all craft personnel
Continually improve the skill level of electrical tradesmen through on-the-job training
Communicate all changes affecting process/production as needed
Maintain and monitor the plant's PLC program library and network
Maintain plant software licenses and upgrades
Supervise outside contractors' efforts as needed to supplement the plant maintenance crafts; ensure that outside contractors perform to Knauf's safety standards
Support the process group in implementing process improvement projects and routines
Regularly confer with engineers and contractors regarding existing and potential future engineering projects or products
Perform monthly energy analysis utilizing existing monitoring systems and oversee the installation of such systems
Assist with weekend, holiday and call-in maintenance as needed
Track and manager work orders in SAP
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
Experience:
Minimum two (2) years of Electrical Engineering experience in a similar industrial manufacturing facility
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Plant power distribution systems, programmable logic controllers (Allen Bradley preferred), and electric motor controls
Knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting (Rockwell Automation software preferred)
Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models
Knowledge of an ERP system such as SAP preferred
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with vendors and contractors
Ability to read and interpret complex electrical schematics
Ability to work proactively, identifying solutions and cost-savings opportunities
Ability and desire to work in a hands-on industrial manufacturing environment
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Ability to travel 5-10% of the time as needed
Project management skills
Time management skills
Organizational skills
Active listening skills
Leadership skills
Communication skills (written and verbal)
Troubleshooting skills
Problem resolution skills
Computer skills in a MS Windows Environment; proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Special Tools/Equipment Used:
Computer
Phone
Hand tools
Physical Demands:
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to forty (40) pounds
Must perform all essential functions on the plant floor continuously for at least eight (8) hours
Working Conditions:
Regularly exposed to varying temperatures in the plant
Moderate noise level in the plant
Exposure to wet and dusty environments
Knauf Insulation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
All applicants must be legal residents that do not currently or in the future require sponsorship.



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