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Electrical Engineer, II (On-site)

Charleston, TN 37310

Posted: 06/14/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00439

Job Description

This position is a full-time, permanent placement role focused on maintaining and continuously improving the performance of multiple chemical production units and related auxiliary systems in our client's fumed silica department (HDK). You will provide engineering and technical services to Operations and additional service units to assure safe operations, regulatory compliance, and to maximize the availability and efficiency of these units.

  • Support and closely cooperate with fellow Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls (EI&C) Engineering counterparts in assuring safe operating conditions and regulatory compliance of production units.
  • Maximize the availability of production units at required capacity and quality.
  • Support and maintain instrumentation and automation for the production units.
  • Consult and support capital projects executed by project engineering.
  • Support process and technology transfer between WACKER HDK production sites.
  • Support engineering team on capital invest and expense type projects within area of responsibility.
  • Conduct or coordinate debottlenecking and troubleshooting activities.
  • Become an expert capable of exercising Electrical & Instrumentation engineering judgment with respect to the process areas of responsibility and assigned subject matters.
  • Drive and support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality, and cost.
  • Support development of specifications, standards, and codes.
  • Develop and support preventative maintenance plans such as ITPMs.
  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering and Maintenance teams, within Operations, and other service units with focus on achieving optimal results and solutions from a corporate enterprise perspective.

What We Need From You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, or Computer Science Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of electrical engineering experience.
  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of electrical or instrumentation engineering including relevant regulations, standards, and codes.
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles and construction practices.
  • Objective judgment and fact-based decision-making approach.
  • Strong multitasking competency.
  • Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure.
  • Team player attitude.
  • Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements.
  • Preferred, but not required: knowledge of Siemens Drives/PLC, Delta V and E&H Instrumentation and automation.
  • Must be physically fit to wear an air purifying respirator if necessary.


  • Compensation and Incentive plans.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1.
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Wellbeing fund.
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements.
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Education Assistance Program.
  • Career development and advancement opportunities.
  • Support for Community Involvement.

Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 per year

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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