ABEC Inc. Electrical Engineer in Springfield, Missouri

Position Title: Electrical Engineer

Reports To: Engineering Manager

Location: Springfield, MO

Job Type: Full Time

Company Background:

ABEC is a leading supplier to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. ABEC’s unique value is based on combining long experience with the ability to engineer, design, manufacture, commission, qualify, and service the entire bioprocess to reduce overall cost, shorten time to market, and maximize productivity. ABEC’s products include process and equipment engineering/consulting services, comprehensive site services, bioreactors and fermenters, filtration and chromatography systems, prep and hold systems, and cleaning/sterilization systems.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for executing all functions as they relate to the Electrical Engineering Department and associated projects. The primary responsibility is to ensure appropriate electrical design, development and installation of electrical hardware and systems, and to support electrical engineering and design functions. The Electrical Engineer will provide direction and support to the Electrical Design Group as required to properly execute electrical designs, projects and schedules.

  • Assume Electrical Engineering project lead to interface with customer and ensure customer satisfaction. (Travel as requested to support ABEC’s customers)

  • Understand all project requirements, specifications and objectives.

  • Defines Electrical and Instrumentation scope of work and develops all required specifications.

  • Executes quality management plan in accordance to ABEC standard procedures

  • Electrical Estimating and Forecasting.

  • Develops and Coordinates design and/or manufacturing and efforts to ensure compliance.

  • Assists in development of control panel layouts, electrical schematics, instrument and control loop drawings, assembly drawings and bill of materials.

  • Maintain organized project related records.

  • Write and/or execute test plans as required and supports equipment testing

  • Development of hardware documentation including details, setup parameters and operations and maintenance manuals. Provide training to end user(s).

  • Provide technical support to customers, sales and marketing.

  • Evaluate and recommend electrical upgrades to existing equipment or systems as required

  • Develops control hardware design specifications

  • Support and assist customer field service requirements, planned and unplanned

  • Supports Field Services with respect to Electrical needs both planned and unscheduled.

  • Supports commissioning, startup and customer quality testing as required

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Ability to travel when required

  • Bachelors Degree or Ireland Honours Degree (Level 8) in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with electrical power systems including 400/480 vac supply and motor control circuits

  • Experience with electrical sizing requirements and various load calculations including short circuit, heat load, total power consumption

  • Must have a good understanding of PLC hardware application and usage

  • Knowledge and understanding of process instrumentation

  • Knowledgeable with NEC (NFPA 70) and UL508 standards

  • Familiar with European standards such as ATEX and IEC is preferred

Job ID: 2018-1270

External Company Name: ABEC, Inc.

External Company URL: http://abec.com/index.html

Street: 4420E. Mustard Way