Electrical Engineer in Roselle, IL at Signode

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

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Requisition Number = Glenview - SEP-2022-07-001

Electrical Engineer - IRD

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Description/Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for designing, planning, installation and commissioning of the Signode strapping equipment. Support of electrical/electronic controls and instrumentation for machinery and support equipment used in the manufacturing process. Equipment supported includes new and existing which is either purchased or built in house.


Perform an assortment of complex Engineering duties such as the design of manufacturing equipment, processes and lines, and the installation, operation and maintenance of electrical components including hardware (circuit boards, electrical panels, etc.) and software (PLC and circuit board programming). Provide existing support to activities in the use of electrical devises and components for commercial, manufacturing and industrial use. Work directly with Engineers in other disciplines to support production design. All other duties as required.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 2 year s of experience designing automated electro­mechanical machinery
  • Experience with manufacturing methods and equipment, including machining tools and practices.
  • Experience with embedded technology, micro-controllers and solution development required.
  • Experience with PLC controls and programming (Allen Bradley and Siemens a plus) and fractional horsepower AC and DC motor controls preferred

Preferred Skills

A high degree of electrical aptitude with a good understanding of mechanical systems.
Creative design and problem-solving skills as well as a master troubleshooter, familiar with mechanisms,motors, controls, clutches, brakes, PLC’s (Allen Bradley required and Siemens a plus).
Fluency in
(AutoCAD electrical required)
Excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills

Required Experience

 Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related and two (2) years of experience in the job offered or in a related role designing automated electromechanical machinery. Must have experience with: (1) manufacturing methods and equipment, including machine tools and practices; (2) embedded technology, micro-controllers and solutions development; (3) PLC controls and programming, including fractional horsepower AC and DC motor controls; and (4) creating Electrical Drawing, 2D and 3D panel layouts drawings, schematics for machines.

Required Education

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or related


  • Up to 25% travel annually.
  • Face to face interactions with customers and their employees as our company representative
  • Immediate availability to travel in urgent situations a must
  • Able to deal with emergency or urgent situations on an “as needed” basis as they arise, especially those issues arising outside of regular business hours.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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