AFA Electrical Engineer I
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Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in optimizing, integrating, automating, and managing the logistical flow of material goods in the automotive automation/material handling systems. We focus on Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support. Daifuku America Corporation has been a trusted partner to some of the world's largest and fastest-growing companies, showing them how to use their space more efficiently to deliver improved productivity.
The company is currently seeking an entry level Electrical Engineer I.
Daifuku America Corporation promotes and supports both individual and team success by providing opportunities to expand your skills and build on your capabilities. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a culturally rich workforce and proud of our diversity in background, experience and origin. Safety is part of our core values, we stress the importance to our employees by enforcing 5S and daily safety audits.
Medical: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Vision: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental: Delta Dental
Company provided life and disability plans
7 Paid sick days (prorated according to start date)
10 paid vacation days (prorated according to start date)
10 paid holidays.
Yearly performance bonuses.
$100 boot reimbursement and Boot truck on site 2 times a year.
$75 reimbursement for prescription safety glasses.
Designing, developing, and detailing electrical control systems including panels, components, devices, and machinery for material handling systems. Applying knowledge of engineering principles to design products including involvement in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of material handling system components. The material handling systems include power & free conveyors (P&F), skid conveyors, electrified monorail systems (EMS), friction drive systems (FDS), skillet conveyors, slat chain conveyors, vertical drop lifts (VDLs), automatic storage/retrieval systems (ASRS), fork/robot transfers, automatic guided carts (AGCs).
Engineering assignments related to electrical control system detailing using a CAD system
Wiring diagrams, control panels, and electrical device layouts
PLC programming for material handling systems
HMI designing for material handling systems
Perform calculations related to control panel design including power distribution
Perform calculations related to validating cycle time and safe distance calculations
Assist in commissioning PLC logic and HMI screens in shop trials and field environment
Assist in debugging field wiring issues with electricians
Must be able to climb ladders and scaffoldings and be physically capable of sitting, standing and/or walking for long periods of time
Communicate with customers, vendors and departments as needed
Perform other tasks as assigned
Knowledge of AutoCAD 2D software is required, AutoCAD 3D software or similar is a plus
Knowledge of industrial control systems
Experience with PLC programming (ControlLogix, Mitsubishi, Omron, GE, Siemens...)
Experience with HMI screen design such as GE, Panelview, PROFACE...
Knowledge of electrical wiring troubleshooting
Knowledge of electrical standards (National Electric Code, ANSI, OSHA) is a plus
Familiar with electrical codes including NEC, NFPA 79, and UL 508A is a plus
Demonstrated PC skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Works precisely and pays close attention to details
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge
Experience with material handling equipment preferred
Must be available to work weekends, nights, overtime, and holidays, as needed
Ability to travel to Project Sites as required (including international travel to Canada and Mexico)
Education and Experience
BS in Electrical Engineering preferred
0-3 years experience in Electrical Engineering & Designing
Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.
Daifuku is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or medical condition.
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Daifuku America Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.