Electrical Engineer in Carlisle, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

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Vitro Architectural Glass was formed from two globally proven legacies in commercial glass manufacturing: PPG and Vitro. It all started in 1883, when Captain John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcairn, Jr. founded Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company. Soon after, Roberto Sada Muguerza founded Vitro Glass in 1909. In 2016, the industry mantel that PPG carried in the US was passed to Vitro, establishing it as the largest glass manufacturer in North America.

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our growing team at Vitro Architectural Glass in Carlisle, PA. At our manufacturing facilities, we value continuous learning, innovation and safety. We want this career to benefit you and we will do as much as we can to develop you professionally.

The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • He/she determines the most efficient manufacturing methods that will produce a quality product.  Provides services for installation, maintenance and improvement of plant equipment and facilities.  Interacts with vendors and corporate engineering to aid in start-up of new equipment.
  • Lead troubleshooting, maintenance, and improvements of hardware circuits and software for controls, power equipment, and safety systems.
  • Preparation of cost estimates and authorization requests for management evaluation and is frequent contact with purchasing and storeroom to ensure the availability of critical parts and materials.
  • Support and works with other departments in determining electrical and process control needs for all plant facilities.
  • Makes recommendations and at times decisions on selection of equipment for new installations and modifications to existing equipment
  • Ensure that all assigned projects are designed to comply with Vitro policies, federal, state and local safety standards and regulations, along with Contractor Safety Manual installation procedures.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

Bachelors degree in engineering and 5 years experience required

  • Demonstrated computer application skills, including programmable logic control (PLC’s) and HMI’s.
  • Have a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to take a hands-on approach to their work.
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce, including union personnel, contractors and corporate staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Organized and can prioritize based on the current facility needs.
  • Manage capital projects and improvements from conception to implementation, including competitive bidding, funding requests, material purchasing, project scheduling, installation, preventative maintenance, and documentation creation.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Previous glass manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of lean principles

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