Corporate Electrical Engineer
Breinigsville, PA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Are you an electrical engineer who enjoys teaching and training others? Silgan Containers is hiring engineers to support PLC-based electrical controls for multiple high-speed, highly integrated manufacturing facilities around the country and, occasionally, worldwide. The ideal candidate enjoys solving complex problems while working with a high level of autonomy and flexibility. The Electrical Engineer will work from the Allentown, PA facility. Company-paid relocation is available. If this sounds like you, please apply so we can get to know you.

You will love it here if you enjoy:

  • Mentoring, training, and supporting plant electricians, line mechanics, and plant leadership by sharing your knowledge on how to rapidly debug and diagnose problems with can-making equipment to avoid negative impacts on product quality and throughput
  • Developing, and debugging new products, production equipment, and manufacturing lines
  • Assisting plants and OEM suppliers/vendors in the identification and debugging of mechanical production problems toimprove line efficiencies, increase product quality, increase production capacity, and eliminate repetitive work-related injuries

We need you to have:

  • A bachelor'sdegree in electrical engineering; will consider the experience in place of a degree
  • 5+ years of electrical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of PLC based controls experience programming Allen-Bradley / Siemens PLC's, HMI's, Servo & Inverter drives
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging electrical controls, servos, inverter drives, and PLC platforms, including but not limited to Allen Bradley
  • Proficient in MS Suite, AutoCAD skills
  • Electrical software experience with RS Logix, Studio 5000, or FTV Studio desired.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the year, overnight stays often required

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive training program on Silgan can-making equipment
  • A great culture where you feel like a member of our family
  • A competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance, 401(k) plan with a 6% employer match, paid time off, wellness program, tuition reimbursement, and more
  • Company-paid relocation to Allentown, PA

Who we are:

  • A stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company
  • A leading supplier of metal food containers in North America and Europe and worldwide supplier of plastic bottles and closures across various end markets.
  • The largest subsidiary of Silgan Holdings and a leading manufacturer of metal food containers in the US
  • A company that strives towardsustainabilityby reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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