Electrical and Automation Engineer


York, PA



The Electrical and Automation Engineer is responsible for the specification, installation, development and maintenance of electrical, automation and controls systems that affect safety, quality, reliability and productivity in manufacturing.


  • Apply expertise in automation technologies to improve manufacturing processes and support the business strategy.
  • Develop and apply expertise in coating thickness gauges, defect detection systems, and other quality control systems.
  • Develop and apply expertise in machine controls such as PLC, HMI, servos, drives and discrete control systems.
  • Ensure the electrical power distribution systems are maintained and serviced regularly.
  • Ensure electrical and controls drawings, backups and records are accurate and organized.
  • Lead and execute electrical and automation projects. Level 1 engineers lead projects that are narrow in scope and work under the direction of the engineering manager or designee.
  • Collaborate within multi-discipline project teams on broad-scoped projects.
  • Interface with external contractors, vendors, engineering and design firms.
  • Write operating procedures, equipment commissioning and qualification protocols that pertain to your projects.
  • Provide training to automation system users.
  • Actively pursue a strong understanding of the manufacturing processes and operations techniques used at and the coating industry.
  • Conduct all aspects of position in a professional, respectful manner consistent with Guiding Principles; embraces 6S LEAN culture; organizes personal work areas and appearance consistent with corporate and divisional professional image


  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in Allen Bradley automation and control systems preferred
  • A self starting team player that can handle multiple and changing priorities
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, and project management skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Communicate fluently in English
  • Tolerate odors and noise associated with manufacturing operations
  • Travel throughout the manufacturing areas, buildings and campus to allow personal observations of equipment and facilities associated with responsibilities
  • Travel to customer and vendor facilities as required
  • Ability to adjust work schedule based upon project needs; this could include availability to work nights and weekends and/or travel as needed
  • Computer literate with proficiency in automation systems, especially HMI and PLC development software. Proficiency in MS Office and AutoCad preferred
  • Mixing, coating, drying, web handling, or slitting operations and equipment experience is a plus
  • Lean and continuous improvement experience is a plus
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