Sr Electrical Project Engineer

Makena Tech Solutions Inc

A world's leading automotive manufacturer is seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer with 5+ years' experienceof Project Management-Engineering

A world's leading automotive manufacturer is seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer with 5+ years' experience, specifically with Project Management-Engineering with heavy project loads, including plant expansions, capital equipment installations and upgrades. Work with installation and continuous improvement of machine controls to maximize safety, quality and operating efficiency of the plant. Strong Project Management skills are required. Experience with programming and troubleshooting PLCs, HMIs and power distribution equipment is desired. Will support maintenance as needed. Responsible for electrical expertise in multiple areas of the plant, and maintaining the plant's high voltage electrical distribution. Provide technical support within the plant. Manage major projects including new machine installation, upgrades and plant expansions with projects ranging from $100K to $5M. Lead continuous improvement and corrective action activities and projects. Ensure safety objectives are observed. Analyze project requirements, identify and address design parameters, engineering challenges and ensure solutions are implemented accurately, timely and within budget. Oversee project workflow and support resources to ensure on-time delivery of projects, meeting quality standards and within budget. Maintain project scope-schedule and identify project creep. Create documentation including training docs., Program backup, network diagrams and electrical drawings. Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, are well documented and versatile. Work with Cross-Functional Team for successful trials and qualifications. Create and finalize designs to meet project scope of work and safety requirements, BOM and spare parts requirements. Work closely with Automation Vendors and manage external contractors on installations. PLC and HMI programming, Control System Networking & Systems integration. Maintain the plant's high voltage electrical distribution.  
A BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar degree with 5 or more years' experience. Strong fundamental knowledge of industrial controls and electrical systems. Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in teams. Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environments. Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment. 
Preferred: Experience in writing/developing/programming PLCs and controls design. 

Experience with specifying, installing, startup and operation of A/C inverter drives and D/C drives. Working knowledge of Ethernet IP communications, power distribution equipment.