Electrical Engineer - TT Extrusion / Calendering


Responsible for Area Machines/ Equipment Reliability, Upgrades, Monitoring Systems (MCAT, DOPAC) and other modification. Assisting with Installation of new Equipment, upgrades and start up of electrical projects in plant. Supporting Maintenance with Troubleshooting, repairing and replacing problem equipment and training of Technicians. Ensure all drawings/prints and Machine documentation are kept updated and accessible. Maintain plant interest in all projects for which outside or internal engineering in designing, procuring and starting up is required

1. Monitor and Responsible for Improvement of Area Machine/ Equipment Reliability
2. Responsible for Manufacturing Systems in Area (DOPAC, MCAT, etc.)
3. Support Maintenance in troubleshooting, repairing, replacing problem equipment.
4. Troubleshoot Machine/Equipment PLC, IPC, PC, Programming, Motor and Drives (VFDs) and other electrical Hardware.
5. Arrange for adequate/proper production and maintenance training on all new equipment.
6. Project Management – Planning, Execution, Finalization of Machine/ Equipment Upgrade/Replacement Projects as assigned by the Area Engineering Lead and ensure successful implementation.
7. Review all design packages (Electrical, Electronics, Power Distribution) bid documents to ensure accuracy and compliance to company standards prior to installation for various Area Projects
8. Assist Planner in acquiring spare parts for all new and obsolete equipment.
9. Assist Reliable Engineer in root cause and failure analysis for better machine performance.
10. Perform other duties as directed by the Area Engineering Manager or Division Engineering Manager



· Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field.

· Previous manufacturing facility experience
· PLC knowledge and experience



· Immediate Benefits
· Paid Time Off
· Tuition & Employee Discounts
· Annual Bonus
· Employer 401(k) Match
· And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a highly self-motivated and passionate Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering & Maintenance group. The ideal candidate has strong troubleshooting and excellent electrical skills, is dependable and accountable.

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