Project Engineer - Electrical

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Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana. Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is currently seeking a Project Engineer - Electrical for its Monroe, MI facility.

To provide in-house Electrical Engineering services including technical assistance to Production and Maintenance departments, research and development, project management and coordination with outside consultants.
Coordinate in plant construction activities for installation of new plant equipment or modification to existing equipment, which may involve maintenance, production personnel, and/or outside contractors. Coordinate meetings as needed with the personnel who requested or will be affected by the new or modified equipment. Prior to the installation or modification of the equipment the Senior Project Engineer (E) may request quotations, develop installation schedules, and assist with fabrication details. This position must also ensure that the maintenance or construction personnel have accurate reference materials to install all equipment conduit, wiring, control desks MCC's, switch gears etc. required for a successful electrical outage.
The major challenge of this position is to insure that equipment purchases or designs being developed are durable, economical and easy to fabricate and install. Installation or modification of equipment is to be accomplished with the minimum amount of outage duration and be at or below the approved budget.
The Project Engineer (E) job functions may involve high and low voltage distribution systems and equipment, DC drive systems, instrumentation and control, programmable logic and computer control, and electrical machinery. Within these areas, work may include design, specification, purchasing, supervision of construction and installation, commission and trouble shooting of new or modified equipment.
Enforce lean initiatives and current quality standards within the department.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of five years of project engineering experience in the field in a manufacturing/industrial environment required
Knowledge/Experience of Power Distribution Systems
Knowledge/Experience of engineering documents, and demonstrated proficiency with Excel, MS Project and AutoCad
Experience in planning and executing capital and expense projects to support operations.
Basic Ethernet and networking skills and understanding (understand IP addressing, subnets, masking, DHCP and other network terminology)
Computer knowledge (able to install operating system, programs, tie to network, do backups and updates)
Knowledge/Experience of RSLogix PLCs programming, setups and firmware updating.
Knowledge of Rockwell's ControlNet, DeviceNet and EtherNet IP communications.
WonderWare HMI programming and communications set-ups.
Must understand single phase and 3 phase electrical circuitry.
Other PLC programming. (Reliance Automax and Automate, Siemens PCS7).
Must have ability to prepare detailed scopes of work working closely with employees on the shop floor and the Maintenance department.
Working conditions warrant extreme temperatures. Incumbent must have ability to successfully work in this type of environment.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health and Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

Sanda Bellack 205996

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