Teknor Apex

  • Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-SC-Fountain Inn
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  • Overview

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    Celebrating over 90 years…


    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany. 


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


    As part of our Plant Engineering team the Electrical Engineer will design, propose, purchase, manage, install and document electrical and controls projects or portions of projects. This will include new building, facility or process equipment installations, replacement, upgrades or modifications. This position is also responsible for troubleshooting current electrical and/or controls issues. They are involved in all aspects of a project, from start to finish, often acting not only as the creative lead, but as the team leader as well. Duties include:


    • Participate as electrical/controls engineer on multidiscipline project teams
    • Write Ladder Logic on new projects and existing equipment.
    • Perform HMI design.
    • Perform basic network design on new projects and system upgrades.
    • Design and draft electrical drawings (controls & power distribution) relating to projects for implementation.
    • Provide assistance in retrieving past and present project information.
    • Contact manufacturers and vendors for materials required to support proposed design.
    • Responsible for obtaining contract help for engineering discipline on projects and maintain a workable relationship with outside contractors.
    • Receive quotes on projects, set project schedules.
    • Oversee projects and signs off on acceptance of service/work required.
    • Ensure Company safety procedures are being adhered to.
    • Troubleshoot process electrical and controls items.
    • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Strong communication and problem solving skills
    • People-centric approach to daily business tasks and interactions. 

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (preferable) or Associates in electrical field with equivalent experience
    • 5+years manufacturing electrical and controls experience in the following:
      • HMI Design & troubleshooting
      • Ladder Logic PLC Programming and troubleshooting
      • VFD Configuration and troubleshooting
      • Familiarity with Ethernet/IP and basic networking best practices.
      • Electrical Drafting
    • Working knowledge of plant power distribution equipment and controls.

    Our most successful employees possess the following core competencies:

    Teamwork * Project Management * Problem Solving * Critical Judgment * Interactive Communication * Analytical Thinking * Impact and Influence * Work Ethics and Values * Using Information Technology  



    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition



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