Electrical Controls Engineer

Bangor, PA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Electrical Controls Engineer

Bangor, PA

Who We Are:  We believe in fostering lasting relationships and creating innovative solutions so our customers can focus on feeding families. Gemini delivers solutions through automated equipment and integrated systems to the Commercial and Industrial Baking industry as well as Ingredient Handling systems to the food industry.  Our teams are passionate about delivering world class products and service to our customers through design, manufacturing, and technical support.

What is the Role:

Individual must be able to perform design, engineering, factory acceptance and field start up responsibilities for electrical control systems supporting large scale production equipment utilized in the Automated Bakery Industry. https://geminibakeryequipment.com/


Who you are:


  • Develop electrical design, schematics, and drawings in AutoCAD
  • Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (e.g. SolidWorks)
  • Research supplier products for assembly components
  • Help establish new and maintain existing standards
  • Develop and maintain structured, accurate electrical bills of materials
  • Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications
  • Working knowledge of Codes and Standards (NEC, IEC, UL 508A, Category 3 Safety)
  • Knowledge of power distribution (120V, 480V and 24V DC Control Systems)
  • Check quality of assemblers and technicians work and respond to inquiries during assembly
  • Work with Sales and Project Managers to provide input for quote preparation as required
  • Review standards and compliance requirements applicable to the electrical control systems, provide recommendations as required
  • Provide guidance and equipment wiring plan to manufacturing


  • Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications
  • Understand client requirements for GUI/communication interface, networking and create specifications based on these requirements
  • When required, review, re-work or redesign legacy code
  • Troubleshoot issues with existing company installed systems
  • Technical writing including Software Management Plan, Test Plan, User/Operating Manual with Troubleshooting Guide, Spare Parts List
  • Requirement Reviews – Participate in reviews and work with project management to ensure proper implementation of features



  • Review specifications and standard practices – inclusive of the internal hardwired and logic standards, general specifications and scope of work.
  • Comply with the company safety procedures. Live the company culture of integrity and professional competence
  • Ensure compliance to industry and regional health and safety standards
  • Provide timely and detailed status updates
  • Quality – Ensure standards are maintained in a highly regulated, process driven environment
  • Occasionally required to travel and work at customer sites (20–30%) with no more then 14 days onsite
  • Involved in the recruitment of new staff
  • Help Train/Orient current or new employees
  • Familiarity working within an MRP environment
  • Maintain an ongoing commitment and involvement in the quality improvement process
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Review information on a new job and confirm specification and code compliance, equipment compatibility, and look for possible cost savings.
  • Able to design and map out engineering drawings including panel layout and interconnection drawings and schematics
  • Create procurement lists or Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Take conceptual rough plan mark-ups, vendor drawings and create final design plans
  • Assist in performing field surveys, documenting existing conditions, and/or recommending various design solutions
  • Perform equipment calculations
  • Ensure accuracy of completed CAD drawings before final release
  • Review and assist in preparation of drawings associated with design submittals.
  • Check field red-lined drawings and generate accurate as-built drawings as needed.
  • Review and assist in preparation of Operation & Maintenance Manuals
  • Provide technical support for field personnel
  • Provide support to sales/estimating when necessary


What You Bring:

  • BSEE/BSEET preferred, will consider ASEET or other technical degree depending on experience
  • 2+ years of experience in the automation industry desirable
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical Design/Drafting Tools. SolidWorks desirable but not required
  • Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) (Allen-Bradley, preferred)
  • Configuring and designing HMI/OIT systems (Allen Bradley preferred)
  • Familiar with various Motion Controllers/Actuators/Sensors/VFD
  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues


What Else Would Be Helpful:

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Must have ability to prioritize and demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Sharp, quick, dedicated, and innovative problem solver
  • Core values and continuous self-improvement
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to think designs through completely


What’s In It for You:

  • 401k Matching Program
  • Tuition assistance
  • Health, Vision, and Dental benefits
  • Company paid short term disability and life insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse and voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive Paid Time Off program, plus eight (8) company paid holidays and one (1) personal day
  • Gemini Cares Program (matches donations for employee nominated charities each quarter)

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