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Industrial Electrical Engineer

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Industrial Electrical Engineer

Time type: full time

Posted on: July 17, 2024

Job requisition id: R3405

What we need  

Symbotic is seeking Industrial Electrical Engineers at all levels to join the electrical design department.  You will work as a member of the team in the conceptualization, design, analysis, fabrication and testing of Symbotic's automated material handling equipment.     


What we do

The Industrial Electrical Engineering team is part of the Industrial Controls organization which develops products for our warehouse automation systems. With a proven track record in industrial control specification, design implementation, standard engineering practices and documentation; our mission is to research new platforms, utilize advanced hardware, and push the limits of technology to build a world-class automation platform that minimizes development time, reduces commissioning time, and eliminates unplanned downtime.  


What you'll do  

  • Work on the electrical team on new product development designs, existing product configurations and obsolescence issues.  

  • Design and review Industrial Electrical Control Panels and Machine Schematics for compliance with UL508a, NFPA70, & NFPA79 standards.  

  • Interface with internal Industrial Controls Team, assisting with PLC testing, programming, and troubleshooting.  

  • Work on the Design and Drafting of ground up Industrial Automation Electrical Systems.  

  • Support production by investigating build failures, build issues or field failures.    

  • Aid in the research outside sources and evaluate electro-mechanical components such as controllers, connectors, sensors and actuators.  

  • Define protocols, write test plans and conduct the necessary testing required to validate the safety and effectiveness of the design(s).     

  • Create and manage Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)    

  • Travel to customer sites to support new installations (up to 35%)  


What you’ll need   

  • Bachelor’s or Master's in electrical engineering   

  • 5+ years of experience   

  • Experience in AutoCAD Electrical, EPLAN Electrical, and SolidWorks Electrical.    

  • Experience programming, troubleshooting, debugging Rockwell Automation ControlLogix PLCs.  

  • Mastery of Industrial Automation Safety Standards.  

  • Knowledge on UL508a, NFPA70, and NFPA79 standards.  

  • Knowledge in standard Industrial Automation Communication Protocols (Ethernet/IP, ASI, DeviceNet)  

  • Ability to work in a results-oriented, project-driven, real-time team environment, prioritize projects and deliver quality results within tight time constraints.  

  • Strong interpersonal skills, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.     

  • Knowledge of motor controls and robotics preferred.    


Our Environment 

  • Up to 35% of travel may be required. Employees must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive and/or fly to client and other customer locations. 

  • The employee is responsible for owning a credit card and managing expenses personally to be reimbursed on a bi-weekly basis. 



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