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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Americas
Location: Wilson
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewWherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to "Serve Society with Superior Quality." We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you're made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.Business UnitBAMG - WilsonManagement LevelProfessionalJob CategoryEngineering & SciencePosition SummaryIf you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with an industry leading organization, bring your experience and motivated attitude to Bridgestone Americas. We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team in the Wilson, NC plant.

This facility produces a variety of tires including passenger radial, light truck radial tread, and run-flat tires. More than 2,000 teammates work in this 2.67 million square foot facility, which is the largest manufacturing facility within Bridgestone Americas.

In this role, the Electrical Engineer will research, develop, design, test, and implement/install electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. As a Senior Professional you will apply advanced knowledge of a job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Safety Design Process: Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation, Dynamic Safety Testing, and Validation of Safety Systems.
  • Contractor Oversight of Technical Trades: Ensure Quality of Workmanship and Adherence to Plant/Industry Safety Rules Compliance.
  • Project Management: Design/Develop Project Scope, Project Budget, Project Justification/Feasibility, Funds Request/Project Documents Preparation, Procurement (RFQs, SAP Ordering/Budget Tracking), Installation & Testing, Equipment Release to Production, & Verification of Project Closing (Documentation for Maintenance, Stock Item Request, & Lessons Learned)
  • Work with cross functional team to understand scope, functional specifications, and design requirements.
  • Developing hardware assembly and wiring diagrams for control and data acquisition systems.
  • Developing control system software in PLC ladder logic, function block, HMI programming, etc.
  • Developing interfaces to plant equipment using hardwired interfaces and industrial networks.
  • Apply closed loop controls methods to control dynamic systems.
  • Develops Bill of Materials for scope of supply required on the project and works with vendors to acquire.
  • Work with maintenance, production, and engineering to resolve problems relating to electrical or controls systems.
  • Providing quality system processes such as checking the work of others, following standard procedures, and ensuring compliance to codes and standards.
  • Supporting hardware assembly and fabrication.
  • Providing cross functional team direction of checkout, commissioning, and reliability activates
  • Communicating with CFT and management regarding project status.
  • Coordinating with other engineering disciplines and departments to ensure success.
  • Estimating system design, material, installation, checkout, commissioning, and activation of projects.
  • Planning labor resources and scheduling project milestones to ensure project completion within technical scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Developing proposals to capture future work on existing lines.
  • Leading control and data acquisition projects through all phases to include design, fabrication, implementation, testing, commissioning, and daily operation.Minimum QualificationsTypically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experienceBridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Employment EligibilityIf hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Wilson , Senior Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Wilson, North Carolina

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