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Principal Manufacturing Engineer in Ogden, UT at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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    Ogden, UT
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Job Description

Job ID: 28578BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Manufacturing Engineer in the Engineering Projects and Technology department at our Ogden Facility.

Major Focus of Position: Provide electrical engineering support at a zirconium manufacturing facility for equipment, systems and processes for use in commercial nuclear power industry. The plant contains a variety of equipment used in chemical and metals manufacturing industries including chemical processing systems (separators, fluidized bed reactors, distillation furnaces), vacuum arc furnaces, electron beam furnaces and welders, lathes, annealing furnaces, pre-heat furnaces, forges, extrusion presses, pilgers, cranes and lifting fixtures, boilers, cooling towers, planers and mills. Much of the plant equipment is equipped with control systems including Modicon, Rockwell, Siemens, Honeywell and Emerson Delta-V. The plant electrical distribution system is fed from an on-site substation which distributes power throughout the plant and is supplemented with an emergency generator providing emergency power to select systems in the event of a loss of main power.

Your Day-to-Day:

• Provide direct, day to day technical engineering support and leadership for electrical systems, instrumentation and controls for plant processing equipment, plant operations and maintenance.
• Assume lead technical responsibility for design and implementation of new or modified systems. This includes specification of new equipment, electrical distribution systems, instrumentation, and control systems. Responsibilities include design development, leading design teams, overseeing and coordinating installation, fabrication, testing and qualification of new equipment or systems.
• Develop and execute test plans to ensure proper operation of systems and validation of system designs.
• Establish maintenance requirements for new equipment by following manufacturer’s recommendations and instructions and/or performing engineering analyses to justify changes.
• Ensure compliance to safety and regulatory requirements for plant and equipment electrical and control systems.
• Conduct failure analyses and problem solving to identify causes of failures in systems and recommend resolutions.
• Prepare technical reports and presentations to support plant activities and new projects.
• Analyze and recommend utilization of technological innovations in industrial and process controls for mechanical equipment and chemical processes to solve complex manufacturing problems.
• Analyze and make proposals for new business opportunities and implement strategic plans.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

• B.S. in Electrical Engineering
• Minimum 5 Years of engineering experience in a manufacturing or chemical plant, or similar industry type experience.
• Working knowledge of ISA, IEEE, NEMA and NFPA electrical codes and standards
• Strong teamwork skills – including leadership and participation
• Oral and written communication skills must be clear, concise, and convincing.
• Presentation skills critical to influence derived outcome.
• Demonstrated experience in management of projects.
• Project Management experience desired, PMI certification preferred

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:
* Safety & Quality First
* Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity
* Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally
* Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership
* Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees
* Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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