Printpack’s Engineering Department is seeking qualified candidate to join the Corporate Electrical and Controls Engineering team. This position will provide you with a unique opportunity to implement capital initiatives, hone and develop on-machine controls technologies, and collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams that span the company’s interests. This position, located in Atlanta, GA will report to the Manager of Electrical and Controls Engineering.

Travel up to 30%

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and execution retrofit projects involving AC and DC drives, servos, PLC and HMI modification and/or replacement on Presses, Lamination, Slitting, and other capital equipment.
  • Specification, programming and startup of coordinated drives systems for web handling applications.
  • Original development of PLC, HMI and Drive System applications.
  • Design of secure industrial communication networks in collaboration with IT network professionals.
  • Design of control networks (ie. EthernetIP, Profinet, Modbus TCP/IP)
  • Specification of electrical systems and building automation for new and existing plants.
  • Design of electrical schematics and control panel layouts using AutoCAD.
  • Project Management of small and intermediate capital projects, including supervision of contractors and plant maintenance associates during equipment startup.
  • Collaborate with plant associates to specify electrical support equipment.
  • Design new power systems and distribution to support production equipment.
  • Travel, both domestic and international, to evaluate new equipment and technologies.
  • Provide technical support to production facilities with the purpose of avoiding service costs and optimizing performance.
  • Develop controls approaches for improving manufacturing processes.
  • Develop innovative technology that will give Printpack a competitive advantage.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering and 3 years control system hardware and software design experience. Electrical Engineering degree is preferred. Other Engineering degrees will be considered if industrial controls experience is persuasive.

Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills for interfacing with team members and customers.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Industrial project management experience
  • Field electrical installation & startup experience
  • Start to finish PLC application engineering experience. Must have written complete applications for PLCs from two or more vendors such as: Allen-Bradley, Siemens, GE, Mitsubishi or Modicon (Schneider).
  • Start to finish HMI development experience.
  • Start to finish electrical control system hardware design experience (control panel and field wiring).
  • Competency in Electrical CAD
  • Electrical controls equipment specification and procurement experience.
  • Web handling control system design experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of electrical codes (NEC)
  • Database experience is a plus
  • SCADA experience is a plus
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Operations or maintenance experience is a plus but not required.

Printpack is proudly an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture – it is vital to our success. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, marital status, military or veteran status or affiliation, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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