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Silgan Containers Corporation Manufacturing Electrical Engineer in FORT DODGE, Iowa

Stability. Innovation. Industry Leader - We are Silgan.

Manufacturing Electrical Engineer – Ft. Dodge, Iowa

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The Manufacturing Electrical Engineering Specialist is a subject matter expert in PLC based electrical controls supporting high speed, highly integrated production facilities. The successful candidate will provide secondary support for mechanical production operation and will be challenged on a regular basis to find new and creative solutions to complex problems while supporting multiple production facilities scattered across the USA. This is not an office position and it will require travel to various Silgan manufacturing facilities on a regular basis. The ability to travel overseas on rare occasions is also required. This position is located out the Ft. Dodge, Iowa manufacturing facility.

You will love it here if:

  • You enjoy mentoring and supporting plant electricians and sharing your knowledge on how to rapidly debug and diagnose problems with OEM equipment

  • You enjoy conducting training sessions for plant electricians, line mechanics and plant supervisors

  • You enjoy assisting plants and OEM suppliers/vendors in the identification and debugging of both electrical and mechanical production problems that to improve line efficiencies, increase product quality, increase production capacity and eliminate repetitive work-related injuries

We need you to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related; will consider equivalent related experience in lieu of education

  • 2+ years of Silgan electrical experience OR 5+ years electrical engineering experience

  • 2+ years of PLC based controls experience programming Allen-Bradley / Siemens PLC’s, HMI’s, Servo & Inverter drives

  • Experience programming and debugging multiple servo and inverter drive platforms including but not limited to Allen Bradley

  • Proficient in MS Suite, advanced AutoCAD skills

  • Electrical software experience with RS Logix, Studio 5000, and FTV Studio

What we offer:

  • A stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company

  • A great culture where you feel like a member of our family - achievements are recognized, acknowledged and celebrated

  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid time off, wellness program, tuition reimbursement and more

Who We Are:

Silgan Containers is the largest provider of metal food packaging in the United States. Trusted by America’s most respected brands, our reputation is based on a foundation of quality, excellence and unsurpassed technical expertise. We pride ourselves on being a solution-based partner to our customers and work hard to earn their business every day.

Requisition ID: 11204