Freudenberg Performance Materials in Macon, GA has an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team.  It is an exciting time to work at Freudenberg Performance Materials in Macon.

FPM Macon is part of the Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 40,000 employees in some 60 countries.  We develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments As the leading global manufacturer of Nonwovens products serving the North America Roofing Industry, Freudenberg Nonwovens was not only one of the first to introduce Nonwovens to the market, but is the largest and most diverse manufacturer of Nonwovens in the world today.  The Freudenberg Performance Materials Nonwovens group is operated as a business unit within the Freudenberg Group, a privately held company based in Germany that was founded over 170 years ago.

We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Freudenberg the employer of choice in this industry.

We offer a competitive compensation package, as well as relocation assistance for the right candidate.

Electrical Engineer

Your tasks

Freudenberg TEXBond Co. is looking for a very “hands-on” Electrical Engineer to join its Engineering & Maintenance Group.  As a member of the Engineering and Maintenance Team this position will have an opportunity to work with a world class Nonwovens Company, in a manufacturing environment, and be responsible for helping the Engineering & Maintenance Group maintain, improve, and expand the plant and physical facilities to meet or exceed customer requirements while working within the approved Capital and Expense Plan of the TEXBond Division. This job represents an excellent opportunity for an Engineer who wants to do it all – Project Management, Installations, Upgrades, and Trouble Shooting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage, and implement projects of various size and scope to included but not limited to engineering studies, specifications, cost estimating, start-ups, and employee training.
  • Provide design and project management support to the Engineering and Maintenance Team in the electrical area of Freudenberg TEXBond – Building Materials-NA Division. 
  • Become a valued team member that helps lead the Building Materials-NA Division towards a lean manufacturing culture with the proper application of technology.
  • Provide direct support to Electrical Maintenance Team.
  • Perform Weekend On-Call duties on a rotating basis.
  • Support all company safety objectives through modification or redesign of equipment.
  • Prepare detailed drawings using AutoCAD and/or Inventor software.

Our expectations

Education

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering from a 4-year accredited school with 3 – 5 years experience in a production operation with emphasis on “hands-on” electrical engineering and maintenance work.

 

Qualifications:

  • Siemens PLC systems, HMI and Drive experience is highly desired.
  • Technical Electrical Engineer background with emphasis toward practical machine operation, design, and specification.  It would be helpful if this experience is polyester related. Nonwovens, Extrusion Processes, Plastics, and/or Paper manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Ability to lead, manage, and participate in projects of various size and scope including ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with in house electricians and outside contractors to complete necessary electrical work.
  • Ability to coordinate with people in cross functional areas, and adapt to rapid change.
  • Working knowledge of available technical resources dealing in Nonwovens fabrics and or related fields.
  • Experience with Excel, and other Microsoft Office Products.
  • Must be knowledgeable in AutoCAD.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to take "on call" coverage and work flexible, non-traditional hours.
  • Proven ability to resolve complicated technical problems and identify root cause and creatively bringing issues to resolution.
  • Team-oriented and responsive to customer needs.
  • The successful candidate must also demonstrate the Freudenberg Guiding Principles: Values for Customers, Innovation, Leadership, People and Responsibility, foster Six Sigma and Learning initiatives, and create an environment of teamwork.
  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce.

Miscellaneous Details:

  • Position is located in Macon, GA.
  • Travel may be required and normally 10%.
  • Relocation may be available.
  • Job regularly requires standing and constant visual attention (67% or greater of the time) as well as frequent (34%-66% of the time) walking.
  • Occasional standing, stooping, pulling, climbing, and lifting up to 50 pounds (12%-33% of the time).
  • Required to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Exposure to high voltage electricity, heavy equipment and moving machinery, as well as forklift traffic, requires a high degree of safety consciousness.
  • Work environment may include exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust, chemicals, and fumes.
  • Pressure of shifting priorities and demanding schedules is routine.
  • Reports to Maintenance Manager.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate the Freudenberg Guiding Principles: Values for Customers, Innovation, Leadership, People and Responsibility, foster Six Sigma and Learning initiatives, and create an environment of teamwork.  As a condition of employment, the incumbent shall learn, abide by and sponsor the Guiding Principles of the Freudenberg Group.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg Texbond LP
Janice Brown-Herrington ∙ Human Resources ∙ www.freudenberg-pm.com
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