Lead Electrical Engineer

Offer published on 22 09 2023
Location :
LOUISVILLE, KY, United States of America
Sector :
Process Design & Development
Contract type :

Open positions

Lead Electrical Engineer

Michelin is hiring!

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A vibrant location, engaged employees, and lots of growth opportunities await those who join the Louisville teamSituated on the outskirts of Louisville, KY along the Ohio River, American Synthetic Rubber Company has 80 years of rich history supplying our nation and Michelin with high quality synthetic rubberWe are seeking employees ready and willing to build a culture of diversity, performance, and Safety!! 


The person in this role will be responsible for completing the electrical/automation portion of large capital projects in support of the Plant Capital execution as well as Plant Technical support to enable the plant to meet its market, productivity, and/or quality goals.  They will assist management with pre-studies of deployment and development projects in the EE automation field. They will also complete design studies, follow procurement and fabrication of equipment and lead the installation, commissioning and startup of the equipment in an industrial plant environment. For customer projects, manages the design studies for industrial electrical equipment, and low/high voltage electrical installations that are necessary for the success of the Plant’s capital projects. She / he will ensure adherence to the customer’s specifications, local regulations, compliance of performance, and costs.

Key Expectations:

Provide detailed electrical design and automation programming for assigned projects.

Provide estimates and technical schedules for all phases of process equipment addition, replacement or upgrade.

Provide backup support and training to plant maintenance teams on new automation systems that they implement.

Collaborate with internal company support groups to accomplish objectives and provide contract engineering management and direction when needed.

Participate in assigned major capital projects and/or modifications from start to finish, including equipment reception, commissioning, and acceptance.


Bachelor’s in Electro-mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical experience in the field

Preferred minimum of at least 3 years of Engineering experience

Minimal travel, 5-10% maximum (vendor machine acceptance, support of local facility)

Experience with electrical design standards and able to complete controls systems designs using standard CAD design tools

Experience with PLC programming standards & programming software, including GRAFCET, Ladder Logic, and Structured Text.  Specific experience with Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) and Siemens is a plus.

Experience with Variable Frequency drives and Motion Control technologies.   Specific experience with Rockwell, Siemens and Control Techniques is a plus.

Experience with HMI configuration, programming and communication.  Specific experience with Rockwell is a plus.

Experience with controls systems network interfaces and various protocols for communications between devices including computer system databases.

Experience in Project Team Leadership or Project Management is preferred, but not required

Vision System configuration and interface for width measurement applications and defect detection applications is preferred, but not required.  Specific experience with Cognex, Keyence, Adept, Bytewise, Gocator is a plus.

Robotic experience, configuration or knowledge is a plus, but not required.  Specific experience with Fanuc, ABB is a plus. Experience with Vision Systems is a plus.



Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com.

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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