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Electrical Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Towanda, PA, US, 18848

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Electrical Engineer

At Jeld Wen, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!

The goal of this position is to drive the identification, development and industrialization of modern electrical technologies, provide technical assistance leading to people safety and assets efficiency, and support building people capabilities to enable our factory to produce affordable, high quality products.

Primary responsibilities:

  • You will assess and analyze current conditions in the related to the electrical, instrumentation and automation areas, bringing a systematic and sustainable plan to ensure our facility complies with engineering foundations.
  • You will execute improvement projects with the full participation of others in the factory as well as other support teams like Quality, Manufacturing, and IT
  • You will apply new standards working closely with in house Engineers and Maintenance Personnel
  • You will research, experiment and implement with new and existing Process Control and Advanced Process Control (APC) systems, including new technologies like machine learning, data analytics, vision systems and robotics
  • You will lead market networks in the Electricity & Automation areas of expertise to provide capability building for the regional technical community
  • You will support many capital investment projects either directly or coordinating external resources
    Key Interfaces
  • You will interact regularly with Engineering, Maintenance and Operations managers, Project managers, Production supervisors, Quality management teams, Safety & environment teams, Continuous improvement teams, Suppliers, Contractors, and the Hourly workforce
    Financial/strategic impact:
  • You will work to reduce factory losses improving the yield of production lines and reducing unplanned machine stoppages.
  • You will deliver capital investment projects on time and within the defined budget, taking responsibility on the technical solutions applied
    Qualifications & requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, preferably electrical and/or automation engineering/technology or equivalent
  • Strong communication and willing to work as a standout colleague
  • Bring business insight in a technical environment
  • Programming experience in software development context.
  • Exposure to automated data collection, databases, visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing, SCADA, automated decision control
  • Exposure to enterprise level large-scale applications
  • Experience with Industrial Networks
  • Experience with SQL programming and databases
  • Experience with IT environment or organization
  • Experience to application integration to factory floor equipment
    Required Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience in software development, programming, or engineering discipline
  • Experience with one or more of the following systems – HMI, PLC, MES applications
  • Experience with advanced analytics, machine learning, vision systems or robotics are a plus
    Professional Skills:
  • Result driven
  • Analytical skills in problem solving - ability to think objectively through various options and scenarios
  • Strong conflict resolution and transversal leadership skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Knowledge of process driven industries
  • Passionate about new technologies

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Scranton