Staff Engineer - Electrical


Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  4505
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.


Position Summary

The Staff Engineer – Electrical 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. This position is located on-site at our Dover, DE manufacturing facility.


Essential Functions

  • 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


Bachelors Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSEE or BSEET); Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering plus relevant experience is also acceptable



At least 8+ years electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing process environment.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prior experience with major equipment relocations including start up, de-bug and validation execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement electrical controls systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Practical programming skills in PLC's, networking, device communications, and discrete components.
  • Good communications skills – must be able to develop specifications, proposals, RFP’s and presentations and communicate effectively within the organization, both laterally and vertically.
  • Working knowledge of “AutoCAD” or equivalent CAD system, MS Project, and MS Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and modify PLC programs and provide guidance to shop floor technicians in implementing changes.
  • 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 analyze, design, plan and manage equipment installations.
  • Ability to work with outside suppliers, contractors and consultants to tap into specialized engineering expertise when needed.


Work Environment

  • 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.
  • Travel Requirements may vary from several days per year to several weeks, as required for training and projects.


The salary range for this position is $100,000 - $150,000. Actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance.




Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. 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 legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover