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Continental Electrical Engineer - Mixing in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Electrical Engineer - Mixing

Mt. Vernon, IL


Job Description


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a highly self-motivated and passionate Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering & Maintenance group. The ideal candidate has strong troubleshooting and excellent electrical skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Responsible for Area Machines/ Equipment Reliability, Upgrades, Monitoring Systems (MCAT, DOPAC) and other modification. Assisting with Installation of new Equipment, upgrades and start up of electrical projects in plant. Supporting Maintenance with Troubleshooting, repairing and replacing problem equipment and training of Technicians. Ensure all drawings/prints and Machine documentation are kept updated and accessible. Maintain plant interest in all projects for which outside or internal engineering in designing, procuring and starting up is required

  1. Monitor and Responsible for Improvement of Area Machine/ Equipment Reliability

  2. Responsible for Manufacturing Systems in Area (DOPAC, MCAT, etc.)

  3. Support Maintenance in troubleshooting, repairing, replacing problem equipment.

  4. Troubleshoot Machine/Equipment PLC, IPC, PC, Programming, Motor and Drives (VFDs) and other electrical Hardware.

  5. Arrange for adequate/proper production and maintenance training on all new equipment.

  6. Project Management – Planning, Execution, Finalization of Machine/ Equipment Upgrade/Replacement Projects as assigned by the Area Engineering Lead and ensure successful implementation.

  7. Review all design packages (Electrical, Electronics, Power Distribution) bid documents to ensure accuracy and compliance to company standards prior to installation for various Area Projects

  8. Assist Planner in acquiring spare parts for all new and obsolete equipment.

  9. Assist Reliable Engineer in root cause and failure analysis for better machine performance.

  10. Perform other duties as directed by the Area Engineering Manager or Division Engineering Manager


· Immediate Benefits

· Paid Time Off

· Tuition & Employee Discounts

· Annual Bonus

· Employer 401(k) Match

· And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


· Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field.

· Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

· Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


· 5+ years of previous manufacturing facility experience preferred.

· PLC knowledge and experience preferred.

Job Type


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About Continental

The Tire division is known for maximizing safety through short braking distances and excellent grip as well as reducing fuel consumption by minimizing rolling resistance. Tires are the vehicle’s only link with the road. They transmit all forces onto the road. It is the tire technology that determines whether a vehicle is able to stop in time and stay in the correct lane during cornering maneuvers.

Job Category

Engineering, Manufacturing Operations and Production


United States



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