Electrical / Process Controls Engineer

Date:  Sep 14, 2023
Posting End Date: 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63111

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description

As the Electrical/Process Control Engineer, you will design, install, and troubleshoot these systems in the manufacturing plant. This role is a hands-on position working with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop electro-mechanical systems to support new or improved equipment installed in a manufacturing plant. These are systems containing motors, adjustable speed drives, and instrumentation connected to control panel(s) with computer-based machine interface and control systems. 


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 
•    Troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLCs and adjustable speed drives. Troubleshoot other types of equipment such as “smart” instruments and data acquisition systems using vendor software.
•    Work with electrical systems available in the manufacturing environment: 480V, 3 phase; and 208/120V, 3 phase systems. 
•    Design control panels or and write specifications with sufficient detail for control panel suppliers to perform the work. 
•    Perform engineering calculations as they relate to cable sizing, motor sizing to driven loads, operating speed range, and power system capacity requirements.
•    Create control schematic diagrams and motor control schematic diagrams using computer aided drafting (CAD) tools. 
•    Write equipment specifications and/or technical requisitions suitable for purchasing equipment.
•    Provide instruction and technical leadership to construction crafts as needed for the installation of cable tray, conduit, wiring, terminations, and equipment.
•    Design and develop electrical power, instrumentation and control system plans, drawing packages and specifications for assigned projects.
•    Manage multiple programs with focus on meeting commitments, cost, and timing while maintaining quality work.
•    Communicate project objectives effectively, both written and verbal, to team members, plant personnel, and leadership.
•    Generate accurate cost estimates for engineering manhours, equipment installation costs, installation manhours, and startup manhours.
•    Understand and apply NEC electrical guidelines to new designs and existing equipment.
•    Perform work in accordance with ICL’s electrical safety policy and implement electrical safety improvements in the manufacturing environment. 
•    Perform job safety assessment before starting work and lead pre-start up safety reviews before operating and turning over equipment for “others” to operate. 
•    In-depth working knowledge of low and electrical distribution systems, motor control systems, protective relaying, etc. 

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 
•    B. S. degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
•    Experience with Allen Bradley ControlLogix systems preferred.
•    Project management experience preferred.
•    Must enjoy working on multiple assignments in a manufacturing plant environment.
•    Must demonstrate safety awareness by following proper safety policies and procedures.

ICL Job Level:  15


Salary Range: $71K - $134K/year


Annual Bonus Target: 7%, subject to plan provisions.

We've Got You Covered
ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include:
•    Competitive base pay and performance bonus
•    Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
•    Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
•    Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
•    Generous Leave and FMLA policies
•    Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
•    401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
•    Employee Student Loan Assistance Program
•    Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

Who is ICL? 
ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  


ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Growing Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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