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Electrical Engineer - PLC Control Systems


Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  1680
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We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.



Position Summary

Provides Electrical Engineering expertise required to safely and effectively manufacture high volume consumer products of high quality and at lowest cost. Provides support to Manufacturing Operations by recommending and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes, evaluating supplier capabilities, and leading project teams.


Specific Accountabilities

  • Provide technical input to optimize the manufacturing quality and efficiency of all Dover Feminine Care production operations. This includes:
    • Introducing the latest, most efficient, most effective technology wherever economically feasible.
    • Solving production technical problems on an immediate turnaround basis.
    • Streamlining the existing machinery and processes to improve quality and reduce cost wherever possible.
  • Develop specifications for equipment/line modifications/and or additions.
    • Develop project resource requirements - time, funding, and manpower.
    • Prepare and submit requests for project funding.
    • Track project spending against established budgets.
  • Modify or create PLC programs to meet changing process/production needs. 
  • Provide training to electronic technicians on all new systems/controls. 
  • Support other EPC locations as required.


 Required Skills and Experience

  • BS Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSEE or BSEET)
  • 3 - 7 years Electrical Engineering experiences within an R&D and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and modify PLC programs and provide guidance to shop floor technicians in implementing changes.
  • Practical, but creative engineering approach with at least 3 years of experience in electrical engineering roles within a manufacturing process.
  • Results oriented individual unafraid of utilizing a hands-on approach when needed, with the ability to lead sub-groups, task forces or teams to effectively solve machinery problems ranging from simple (slight modification/addition of single component) to complex (total re-design) on high speed, high volume machinery.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams as either a contributor or a leader.
  • Ability to work with outside suppliers, contractors and consultants to tap into specialized engineering expertise when needed.
  • Ability to analyze, design, plan and manage equipment installations.
  • Excellent communications skills – must be able to communicate effectively within the organization, both laterally and vertically.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to implement PLC electrical controls systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Practical programming skills in PLC's, networking, device communications, and discrete components.
  • Good communications skills – 
  • Working knowledge of “AutoCAD” or equivalent CAD system, MS Project, and MS Office.


Working Relationships

  • Key relationships internally will include Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance & Planning/Scheduling departments and their colleagues.


Work Environment

  • Travel is minimal. 
  • Position may require bending, stooping, climbing and standing for extended periods of time.                 
  • Work schedule will typically be during day shift.  Some variation of those hours may be required periodically for emergency situations.



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.



Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover