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Electrical Engineer


Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  741
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Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of over 25 well-known brands of consumer and personal care products.  We are 6000 colleagues strong with a presence in over 50 countries.

 Edgewell's brands include shaving products including Schick and Wilkinson Sword razors and blades, shaving gels including Edge and Skintimate, Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun screens, Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottle liners, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Feminine Care products, including Playtex and o.b. tampons, and Stay free and Care free pads and liners, and Wet Ones wipes.

Our latest additions to the Edgewell family of personal care brands include two full product lines of skin care and grooming products for men: Bull Dog and Jack Black.



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 Allen Bradley PLC, Servos, and related Vision Systems and networking technology wherever economically feasible.
    • Solving production technical problems on an immediate turnaround basis.
    • Streamlining the existing machinery and prcesses 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

  • 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, working on 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.
  • 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

  • BS Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSEE or BSEET)
  • 3 - 7 years manufacturing/Engineering 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