Electrical Engineer in Sidney, OH at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

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    500 South Vandemark Road
    Sidney, OH
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Job Description

Supports the integration and optimization of control systems hardware and software associated with capital equipment for the Baked Foods Industry.  Includes requirements definition, electrical design and application of motor controls, machine controls, process controls, hydraulic controls, pneumatic controls, PLCs, HMIs and software for same.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Supports Sales by reviewing customer control systems specifications and design premises for compliance, recommends exceptions.
  • Creates and clearly documents control system software programs using structured programming techniques.
  • Tests and evaluates machines and systems in factory and field environments.
  • Works independently and seeks the cooperation of others in a team environment in order to produce the best possible control systems for our product line.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in written form, with internal and external customers.
  • May Travel up to 20% of the year to domestic and international customer sites to perform maintenance, startup, and commissioning duties. 
  • Performs system integration and support duties in cooperation with Mechanical Project Engineer(s) and supports Control Systems portion of Project Requirements Document (PRD) for assigned projects.
  • Contributes to the generation of Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) documents.  Performs test and evaluation of own control systems and others as assigned, and supports Factory and Service Personnel in the performance of FAT and SAT.
  • Provides support for any control system issues of concern to customer as requested/directed.
  • Seeks to stay current with industrial control system technology by taking advantage of continuing education opportunities and reading trade journals/magazines.
  • Strives to improve department operations by participating in standardization, product improvement, and process improvement activities.
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Able to work on a variety of equipment

Job Requirements


·       To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

·       Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related field preferred and at least three to five years of professional experience with Industrial Control Systems.

Pre-employment screenings performed (which includes background checks and drug screening) ITWFEG is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace.

ITW FEG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW- Hobart offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please call 937-840-5101. Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.