Electrical Controls Engineer

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Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Various locations, US, 30458

Company: Heraeus

Electrical Controls Engineer
Location Various locations
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Revalyu (US) LLC will construct a manufacturing facility in Statesboro, Georgia, to convert recycled PET bottle flakes into rPET pellets using a breakthrough chemical recycling process.  Our customers can directly replace their conventional PET material with sustainably produced, recycled PET for their production of fibers, textiles, carpet, food packaging, and even new drink bottles.  We are in the early stages of the project (US One) and hiring staff for key positions that will lead the construction project and later the manufacturing operations.



Revalyu (US) Office:  Statesboro, GA 30458.



The Electrical Controls Engineer is responsible for electrical distribution, electrical control, and  process control systems.  The Electrical Controls Engineer researches, develops, designs, tests, and implements/installs electrical and control components, equipment, systems, and networks.  The role of the position will change from project engineering to plant and process support as the business moves from engineering to construction to commissioning to continuous operation. 


  1. Reviews electrical plans and equipment specifications for accuracy and completeness.

  2. Leads design and development of plant site electrical distribution, control systems, and data networks.

  3. Recommends electrical and component changes based on knowledge and experience; Recommends equipment suppliers based on process knowledge and experience.

  4. Solicits and reviews equipment quotations making value recommendations to the Purchasing Manager.  Creates purchase requisitions.

  5. Reviews supplier submittals and coordinates changes to plans and equipment.

  6. Conducts equipment fabrication inspections and pre-shipment approvals.  Assists the Supply Room Technician with the inspection of received items.

  7. Observes electrical and network installation insuring compliance with plans and process requirements.

  8. Communicates engineering and design information between the US based US One Project Team (US Project Team) and the India based US One Project Team (India Project Team);  Communicates US Building Codes and Standards, FM Recommendations, and Company Standards to construction contractors and equipment suppliers.

  9. Assists the SHE Manager with Process Hazards Reviews, Safety Reviews, and Safety Audits; Assists the Maintenance Manager with the development of preventative maintenance plans and spare parts lists.

  10. Prepares operating instructions, maintenance instructions, and training documents.



  1. Conducts process control and process troubleshooting activities.

  2. Reviews plant performance versus key performance factors and makes recommendations for process and equipment changes to improve plant performance.

  3. Responds to problems relating to electrical and controls issues and is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as support for the Manufacturing Manager and Maintenance Manager.

  4. Works directly with the Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Technicians to trouble shoot process and equipment problems.

  5. Supports process development with changes to electrical and process control systems including the DCS, PLCs, inverters, and instruments.

  6. Provides support, trouble shooting, and maintenance for data networks and devices.

  7. Assists the SHE Manager with Process Hazards Reviews, Safety Reviews, and Safety Audits; Assists the Maintenance Manager with the development of preventative maintenance plans, technical training plans, and spare parts lists.

  8. Be able to travel to different areas and visit other manufacturing sites to enhance our process and provide input on the systems at other locations.


What we're looking for in a Electrical Controls Engineer role:

  • A four-year college degree in Electrical Engineering or related Sciences is preferred.  A two-year degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or Mechatronics may be acceptable with extensive industrial experience.

  • 5 years of experience with electrical and control systems in a chemical processing or polymer manufacturing industry is preferred. 

  • An in depth understanding of process control using PLCs, inverters, SCADA systems, HART protocols, PROFIBUS and Ethernet networks. 

  • Excellent troubleshooting and technical skills are required.

  • PLC programming.  Inverter setup.  SCADA programming

Nearest Major Market: Statesboro

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