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Electrical Engineer III
at Andersen Windows
Goodyear, AZ

Electrical Engineer III
at Andersen Windows
Goodyear, AZ

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There is something meaningfully different about Andersen. Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen - our employees, customers, distribution partners, suppliers, shareholders and the communities in which we live and work, which now includes Goodyear, Arizona. This expansion is part of the company's strategy to increase capacity to support demand and expand its presence in the western United States.

Andersen's highly collaborative, yet richly challenging culture has enabled Engineers like you to develop more products in the past five years than in the past 100. Let your curiosity lead you to create new processes and materials to take windows and doors to the next generation. At Andersen, you build something lasting...your career. Are you ready to become an Engineer at Andersen?

As we expand our operations in Goodyear, we are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join us. You will focus on leading large-scale projects/assignments and/or play the key technical role in multiple projects/assignments requiring an exceptionally high level of unique expertise.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities
  • Controls Engineering Design Resource;
    • Perform Electrical / Controls / PLC Engineering design work
    • Evaluate Controls / Electrical / PLC Engineering solutions to problems
    • Write Machinery Control functional specifications
    • Documentation of Electrical Design changes
  • Capital Equipment / Equipment Project Support;
    • Assist in the development and writing of electrical/controls functional specifications
    • Communicate Electrical Specs/Standards to prospective suppliers
    • Communicate and verify documentation requirements met
    • Evaluate technology sufficient to meet specifications
    • Complete Electrical Portion of Safety Assessments,
    • Create electrical/controls support plans for new equipment
  • Create modifications to and maintain electrical standards and specifications (Safety, documentation, wiring practices)
  • Ability to Evaluate Controls / PLC Technology for applications within our plant
  • Provide and/or coordinate detailed quotes/estimates for Controls / PLC Engineering work
  • Provide and/or coordinate Budgetary Quotes/Estimates for Electrician work
  • Able to Design / Modify / Debug Control PLC Systems that use the plant standard
    • Technology/Software Packages (*See list)
  • Familiar with NEC, NFPA79, and NFPA70E and other local and national codes that need to be met for electrical equipment.
Secondary Roles & Responsibilities
  • Working with enterprise resources establishes a capable equipment supply chain. Special attention to System Integrators for control systems.
  • Use DMAIC & PDCA tools; when to apply them, interpret results and apply them for effective solutions - process map, process capability, fishbone diagram, FMEA, DOE, control plan, etc...to drive continuous improvement activity.
  • Assessment of existing equipment for process, capacity, functional capabilities and obsolescence (legacy). Provide plan and prioritization for dealing with machines that have obsolete / unsupportable control systems.
  • Identify Cost Reduction opportunities. Lead or participate on project team to implement Controls Engineering solutions. Effectively use Poke-Yoke to reduce operator complexity.
  • Use A3 Policy Deployment as a tool to identify, prioritize, and implement improvement projects.
  • Utilize sound project management tools such as Stage Gate and PMBOK for complex projects and key initiative
  • Participate in TPM process and OEE tracking to improve equipment reliability.
  • Work with Electrical Maintenance group to assist in troubleshooting issues that can not be handled within electrical maintenance group.
  • Provide Electrical Engineering / Controls / PLC Engineering Support as needed for projects; support would vary from direct support to assistance in locating qualified local contract resources.
  • Setup and manage predictive maintenance technologies and programs, e.g., thermography, vibration analysis, remote & equipment monitoring systems, etc...
*Enterprise Controls PLC Engineering Standard Technology / Platforms/Software
  • RS Logix 5/500/5000 Ladder Logic
  • RSView
  • Panelbuilder32 and Panelview+
  • Panelbuilder E
  • DirectSoft
  • RSNetworx RSLinx
  • Variable Freq Drive (VFD) Configuration/Specification
  • ServoDrive Configuration/Specification
  • Autocad to draw Wiring Diagrams
  • Safety Circuitry Redundancy and Monitoring
  • EN954 Cat 1-4
  • Sensor Application and Specification

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: Andersen is committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers' expectations.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional Development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities - on company time
  • Environmentally conscious business decisions
  • 10,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide

  • 4-year Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive experience in complex projects/assignments impacting corporate-wide interests and long-term business goals.
  • Possesses distinguished level of knowledge often acquired by completing an advanced academic degree or equivalent specialized training.
  • Recognized company-wide expert in one or more areas of technical work.

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