Plant Engineer

Crown Holdings
Winchester, VA
Nov 29, 2021
Dec 01, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Accountabilities ABOUT CROWN: CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 47 countries employing over 33,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals. DIVISION OVERVIEW: Crown's Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division. LOCATION: Winchester, VA POSITION OVERVIEW: The Electrical Engineer works closely with all aspects of the manufacturing process from the raw material to the finished product and support daily productions activities. This is a managerial position, which would include the daily supervision of plant electricians and electronic technicians as well as the management of plant construction, modifications, appropriations and equipment installation. :: Job Requirements DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Plant Engineer, the Electrical Engineer responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following: Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery, electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial plant setting Oversees assembly and testing of experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, and other electrical equipment and components according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective action Develops diagrams, drawings and specifications for modifications or expansions and directs personnel performing routine installation and maintenance duties Plans, directs and records periodic testing; recommends or initiates modification or replacement of equipment as needed Directs, coordinates, develops, trains, coaches and assesses employees Supports and encourages employees to work safely, efficiently and effectively Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following: Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience plus an Associate's degree Five to seven years of experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment At least three years of proven supervisory experience Working knowledge of motor controls, VFD's, DC drives, Eddy Current Systems and/or Modicon system design Installation, set-up and programming of PLC's (Allen-Bradley) Ability to design, modify and plot using AutoCAD software Process control systems - set-up and program applications (Honeywell) Instrumentation and calibration knowledge Facility power distribution to include voltage up to 4160v, three-phase Knowledge of building facilities (compressed air, water, hydraulics, vacuums, heating and cooling) Knowledge of control systems and sub-systems Must be available to work various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime to cover absences or provide additional support Approximately 10% overnight travel Preferred Requirements Packaging industry experience Electrical Journeyman's certification Green or black belt certification in Six Sigma Competencies Ability to work independently or with a team Strong problem-solving skills through an individual and/or collaborative approach Must be able to look at new solutions and "think outside the box" Effective leadership skills such as conflict resolution, communication, decision making, etc. Demonstrated employee relations skills and the ability to motivate people Excellent time management and project management skills as well as the ability to multi-task Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong computer skills and working knowledge of various Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Access, etc.) Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl The associate may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus Working Conditions Generally works in a plant environment but will be required to perform some job duties inside a typical office setting While performing the duties of this job, associate will be exposed to power sources While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures The noise level is frequently loud Possible Equivalent Military Titles Electronics Technician; Radar and Sonar Operator; Electronic Instrument and Equipment Repairer; Communications Equipment Operator; Avionics Technician Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. BENEFITS: Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k). EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled Travel 0 - 10% Crown is an equal opportunity employer. Crown does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.