Ingevity

Electrical Engineer

US-VA-Covington
Job ID
2017-1781
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing/Engineering

Overview

Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Geniune. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

This position provides electrical engineering support for capital projects and complex repairs from concept to completion, including cost estimates, design, procurement, construction oversight, startup assistance, and documentation. Additional responsibilities will include working with production, maintenance, and engineering team members to develop project roadmaps, acquiring expertise in gauging quality field activities for electrical/instrument/DCS construction and management of extended plant outages.

How you will impact Ingevity

  • This position provides engineering support for capital projects from concept to completion, including cost estimates, design, procurement, construction oversight, startup assistance, and documentation.
  • Support complex repairs and maintenance efforts of the plant electrical, instrument, and control system.
  • Additional responsibilities will include working with production, maintenance, and engineering teams to develop project roadmaps, acquiring quality assurance expertise in fabrication, construction activities and management of extended plant outages.
  • Support the maintenance of accurate and effective documentation for instrument, electrical, and control systems.
  • Support training activities for production, maintenance, and technical personnel on an as needed basis to insure compliance with NFPA guidelines and OSHA regulations.
  • Integrate with and create teams including, but not limited to, safety program progress, root cause failure analysis and operational stewardship. Engineer must be able to perform as a team member and leader.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 – 10 yrs. experience with industrial power and electrical systems including high voltage power distribution. This should include experience in providing maintenance support to production operations.
  • Extensive theoretical and applied knowledge of electrical engineering principles applied in an industrial facility.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and control systems is preferred.
  • The ability to manage and organize time, interact with people from all levels of the organization and capable of sustaining a drive for excellence.
  • A working knowledge of instrumentation and control systems would be a definite plus.
  • Ability to communicate clearly by written and verbal reporting, and possess above average fluency with technical software.
  • Attention to detail should be an ingrained behavior.
  • This position is in a 24/7 manufacturing plant environment and some extended working hours are required to complete aggressive shutdown and installation work schedules.

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
 
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
 
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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