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Electrical Engineer

Company: Olin
Location: Independence
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Olin Winchester, LLC ("Winchester"), considered one of the world's leading ammunition manufacturers,is seeking an Electrical Engineer. This position will be located at the Lake City facility located in Independence, MO. With a reputation steeped in tradition, we have earned the moniker, 'The American Legend' by delivering on our commitment to excellence in everything we do - including staffing our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with diverse, energetic employees. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity and join our quest for the best.

Essential Functions*:

  • Design electrical control systems for new and existing industrial automation equipment.
  • Design and evaluate alternative components and/or automation strategies for new and existing equipment to improve efficiency, product quality and/or performance, and reduce cost.
  • Perform programming (create new and modify existing) of control devices including PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, Vision Cameras, and Servos.
  • Work with drafting to create and maintain all necessary electrical documentation.
  • Assist maintenance in all aspects of electrical troubleshooting.
  • Create detailed project cost estimates.
  • Develop, manage, and support capital projects.
  • Create electrical specifications for new equipment.
  • To ensure new equipment conforms to specifications work closely with vendors throughout quotation, design, and build.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis and implement corrective actions.
  • Direct and coordinate internal and external personnel on the installation of new equipment and equipment improvements.
  • Special projects as necessary. Position Requirements*
    • Bachelor of Science degree** in Electrical Engineering required.
    • Minimum of three years' recent related experience designing electrical control systems for industrial automation equipment preferred.
    • Minimum of three years' recent related experience programming PLCs preferred.
    • Experience in electrical troubleshooting of industrial automation equipment preferred.
    • Related experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Programming experience with Omron and/or Allen Bradley PLCs preferred.
    • Experience in programming and implementing AC/DC motor drives, HMIs, Servos, Machine Vision, and industrial component networking preferred.
    • Working knowledge of machine safety and guarding, NEC, NFPA 79, and NFPA 70E preferred.
    • Knowledge of ANSI B11 standards for presses preferred. AutoCAD experience preferred.
    • Must possess excellent customer service, communication (oral and written), and time management skills.
    • Individual must be creative, self-motivated, and an independent thinker.
    • Candidate must possess prior project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Some travel may be required.
    • This position requires successful vetting as an Employee Possessor in accordance with U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
    • This position requires access to ITAR controlled technical data, and as such, employment will be contingent upon the candidate's ability to access ITAR controlled technical data pursuant to an export license approved by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, if required.
    • This position requires successful vetting for unescorted access in accordance with U.S. Army and Department of Defense access policies. What's in it for you?

      Many of our employees have been with us for decades. We constantly strive, however, to bring new people with new points of view into the company. Your career is important to us, and we work with you to create development plans that help you achieve your career goals.

      Our employees enjoy the following employment enhancements and more:
      • Paid parental leave (up to 160 hours) and additional leave programs
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
      • Fertility Benefits (lifetime maximum $25,000)
      • 401(k) with an employer match and Olin retirement contribution account
      • Accelerated vacation accrual
      • Volunteer Paid Time Off Program
      • Short term incentive program participation
      • Alternate work schedules (location/role specific)
      • Employee Ammunition Purchase Program
        Why Winchester?

        Winchester is one of three proud business units of Olin Corporation. Olin began in 1892 and has steadily grown to become an industry leader in both ammunition and chemicals manufacturing. Winchester, Olin Chlor Alkali Products & Vinyls and Olin Epoxy employ approximately 8,000 professionals in more than 20 countries with customers in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

        *This list is not intended to be all-inclusive.

        *Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.

        **Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent program from an international university.


        Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Olin, Independence , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Independence, Missouri

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