Electrical Engineer Burke E. Porter Machinery Grand Rapids

Title Electrical Engineer
Date 2020
Company Burke E. Porter Machinery
City Grand Rapids

Short Description :

Field support of installed automotive test systems, as needed Position requires significant experience with AutoCAD, machine control design, troubleshooting, implementation utilizing 480VAC and 24VDC control panel design, variable frequency drive experience Responsible for controls design ,…

Full Description :

Reports: Electrical Engineering Manager

Job Summary: Responsible for controls design of custom test equipment, including high and low voltage control panel design and layout, analog and digital circuit design, and communications. Provide technical support for manufacturing, in-house build and field support of installed automotive test systems, as needed. Additional responsibilities include PLC programming, HMI programming as well as field support and troubleshooting both on-site and remotely

Job Specifications BSEE with emphasis on controls or systems design as well as three or more (3+) years relevant work experience is preferred. Position requires significant experience with AutoCAD, machine control design, troubleshooting, implementation utilizing 480VAC and 24VDC control panel design, variable frequency drive experience; AB, Siemens PLC systems (Mitsubishi and GE a plus). Individual must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and work within a cross-functional team environment. Experience designing with and using variable frequency and servo drives is needed. Experience in programming PLC controls. Proficient in using Microsoft Office products. Self-starter and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of being a team player to achieve organizational goals. Individual demonstrates he/she is a firm believer in Total Quality Management by practicing and initiating constant improvements and by defining clearly task requirements. Effectively works under pressure and is task-oriented. Is willing and able to travel (domestic and international) as necessary (15-20%).

Primary skills and responsibilities: (Others may be assigned.)

  • Create system design in AutoCAD (ePlan experience a plus)
  • Program and troubleshoot control systems by close interaction with assembly and engineering team
  • Ensure effective communication with customers, product and project managers, and team members in defining system requirements, system operation, and schedule planning
  • Provide support of new and existing equipment by providing on-site or phone support by use of analog and digital circuit as well as computer hardware knowledge and troubleshooting skills
  • Assists with machine start-ups and assists with coordination of installation services

Job Type: Full-time


  • AutoCAD: 3 years (Preferred)
  • controls or systems design: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • Do you have a BSEE Degree with emphasis on controls or systems design?

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Recomended Jobs

  Claims Support Associate

Date : 29 May 2020 | Company : Auto-Owners Insurance | Location : Grand Rapids

Answer telephone calls and transfer them to proper personnel as needed. If you're looking to do rewarding work alongside great people, Auto-Owners is the place…


Date : 29 May 2020 | Company : Note Tech Industries LLC | Location : Comstock Park

Ensuring the front of the store is in spotless condition at all timesEnsuring that all customers are being taken care of in a time efficient manner as well as…

  General Labor - All Shifts

Date : 29 May 2020 | Company : Tyson Foods, Inc. | Location : Zeeland

Applicants will be considered for General Production Class 1 type opening that may include, but not limited to, processing, packing, box making, stacking,…

  Part Time Store Associate

Date : 29 May 2020 | Company : Gordon Food Service | Location : Jenison

Work on your own or within a team. Our 176 stores are the primary supplier for many small food service operators, families, non-profit organizations, caterers…

  Warehouse Material Handler - 3rd Shift

Date : 29 May 2020 | Company : Hearthside Food Solutions | Location : Kentwood

Current and up to date Fork Lift Operator's license. Responsible for the labeling of all items brought into the facility, as well as the scanning of all…