Reference : 587156

Electrical Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States ENNIS, TX 75
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/29/2021

Position description

Why work for us?
At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while making the world a more beautiful and sustainable home.

What’s the Job?
The Electrical Engineer at the CertainTeed Roofing Ennis location develops, implements, and tracks various electrical projects throughout the Ennis facility. The Electrical Engineer acts as resource for troubleshooting electrical problems related to local production activities. This position supports all aspects of manufacturing facility by providing technical expertise, and provides electrical engineering discipline to implement various engineering projects as assigned. This position also provides necessary support in coordinating proper maintenance of process equipment and facilities. They will assist in identification, equipment trouble shooting, motor control centers and analysis of professional engineering knowledge, skill and abilities in a team environment. Our team places a high value on safety, and all Ennis team members are expected support this critical piece of our manufacturing environment.

  • Provide technical support to plant personnel and maintain engineering documentation, CAD, and other drawing files which support project work and engineering. 
  • Interacts with Suppliers, Procurement, Manufacturing, and other Roofing employees to develop designs, acquire prototypes and produce special-build/experimental modules.
  • Provides input into planning and scheduling of projects and preparing capital expenditures.
  • Manage contractor’s schedules, safety, and scope of work for engineering projects while on site.
  • Partners with on-site Managers, Supervisors, and corporate personnel to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement projects.
  • Cross-functional coordination with the mechanical engineer as assigned by the Operations Manager; partnering with plant leadership to coordinate proposed changes.
  • Completes sub-module component engineering projects with minimal oversight.
  • Facilitates smooth transition of new designs to Manufacturing, including assessment of technical risk and feedback on qualification testing plan.
  • Responsible for improving the reliability of the production equipment and performs root cause analysis as well as implements sustainable countermeasures on losses related to maintenance.

Reports to: Operations Manager
Travel: Minimal, around 5%


What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and regulations associated with fundamental electrical engineering principles.  Ability to perform and navigate PLC programing, writing and debugging.
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities and the ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Flexible and open-minded with excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization
  • Understanding of maintenance management systems is expected.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, is a plus, including continual improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing, TPM, and Six Sigma.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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