Electrical Engineer - Vancouver, WA

Employer: Columbia Machine

Job Description:
Job Posting – Permanent Hire
Position Available: Electrical Engineer
Department: Electrical Engineering

Are you driven, motivated, and want a career? Do you have an interest in joining one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concrete products equipment & palletizing solutions that has set the standard for the past 80 years. Columbia Machine is one of Vancouver’s largest employers and we are interested in speaking with you! A family owned business since 1937, Columbia Machine offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision, paid time off, 401K, tuition reimbursement and so much more. If you are looking for a company that values its employees visit us at http://www.columbiamachine.com/ to view our current positions and for more information.

Summary:
Participates in the design and integrated systems for the Concrete Products Division as well as process control application by developing engineering specifications, concepts, methods, program logic control as well as completing production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Produces high quality solutions within defined time constraints using complex analysis and engineering tools such as drawings, bills of materials, and specifications to communicate designs
• Produces high quality solutions within defined time constraints using complex analysis and engineering tools such as drawings, bills of materials, and specifications to communicate designs
• Improves productivity and consistency within each phase of projects (engineering, production, and installation) by using standard equipment Master Files to quote existing solutions when possible
• Confirms and assists in the documentation of manufacturing, assembly, and installation process
• Provides cost estimates based on product knowledge and technical familiarity and supports team objectives to complete projects on time and within estimated budgets
• Provide product, service or equipment technical and engineering information by answering questions and requests
• Tests design feasibility be evaluating testing methods, testing products and equipment, evaluating outcomes and modifying designs as necessary
• Supports and backfills for other engineering team members as needed to release large and complex projects
• Complies with safety standards by designing equipment to adhere to safety standards and reduce product liability
• Contributes to customer service satisfaction by assisting the service department as needed in fielding customer service call, troubleshooting, and correcting problems
• Continuously improves operating efficiencies by participating and leading in cross-functional teams, eliminating non-valued-added activities; documenting processes; documenting procedures
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications
• Up to 10% travel
• Other duties as assigned

Non-Essential Job Functions
1. Follows all Safety and Company policies as well as procedures including PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
2. Participate in Continuous Improvement Efforts
3. Participates in applicable SOP and SWI training

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, skills and/or abilities:
Knowledge-
Software
Intermediate
a. Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook)
b. CAD programs (i.e., AutoCAD)
c. Software and programming experience for PLC and HMI
d. SugarCRM
e. Experience with Visual Basic a plus
Equipment and Codes
Intermediate
a. Understands UL, CSA, CE, NEC, NFPA and related codes and their regulation requirements
b. Rockwell Logix PLC Controls (RS Logix5000)
c. Rockwell closed-loop VFD as well as Servo drives and controls
d.(Graphical Interfaces) Factory Talk preferred

Skills
Advanced
a. Organizational, Interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills.
Intermediate
a. Project/Process Management
b. Written and oral Communication
c. Analytical
Abilities
a. Ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables, as well as have a high level of creative thinking ability
b. Ability to provide a respectful work environment for others
c. Ability to work well with others in a team atmosphere.

Education and/or Experience:
• High School Degree or GED required; technical school preferred.
• 1 to 3 years relevant work experience
• Interest in PC supervisory controls for equipment and/or process controls
• Has a process control background preferred
• Experience with analyzing job results and planning workflow
• Experience with maintain production schedules, on multiple and simultaneous projects

Columbia Machine offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short and long term disability, 401(k), incentive compensation, paid holidays, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Columbia does participate in E-Verify. To apply for this exciting career opportunity today, please apply online at www.columbiamachine.com

Contact Person:
Phone:
Email:
Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method: Online: If you are looking for a company that values its employees visit us at http://www.columbiamachine.com/ to view our current positions and for more information.
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 04, 2020
Click here for important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Perry Technical Institute.

©2020 Perry Technical Institute Careers at Perry Tech Contact Policies

Home

2011 W. Washington Ave Yakima, WA 98903 USA 509-453-0374