Frankfort IL
United States of America
Date Posted

Electrical Engineer

We have a great client outside of Chicago in need of an Electrical Engineer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the following;

  • Responsible for providing engineering expertise to support the design, installation, commissioning, validation and operation of the plant electrical systems.
  • Review and lead utility equipment replacement as part of the life cycle improvement process and continuous improvement initiative planning.
  • Provide technical support to operations, maintenance, manufacturing, automation, quality assurance, validation, reliability engineering and project engineering.
  • Lead investigations as the subject matter expert providing technical expertise for all phases associated with the operation and troubleshooting of the utility systems.
  • Perform utility inspections for quality assurance on a periodic basis and initiate any procedures necessary to resolve problems.
  • Support the planning and execution of activities by working in cross-functional teams. Assist in driving projects to completion to meet timeline and budget objectives.
  • Develop preventative maintenance procedures for utility systems in collaboration with the Reliability Engineering department ensuring maintenance programs are implemented
  • Create plans, perform equipment selection, load calculations and power system studies.
  • Periodically review and update the Short Circuit Coordination Study.
  • Responsible for the WAGES implementation, continuous monitoring and database reporting system. Monitor and track equipment capacities, system loads, flow rates, plant output reporting metrics in dashboards.
  • Communicate with external utility energy consultants in assessing actions to reduce energy consumption.
  • Supports the Global Utilities, Sustainability and Waste Management Excellence Program.
  • Responsible for change controls, CAPAs, risk assessments, Safety and Regulatory Agency Audits.
  • Complies with requirements from CSL Behring’s Safety Program, including Health and Safety mandates and OSHA requirements.
  • Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.
  • Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Provide hiring requirements for the specified position, including educational, experiential and competency requirements necessary for the position.

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering


  • 5+ years of experience in an engineering role in support of a large industrial, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or FDA regulated facility.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of core principles in various engineering disciplines (fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical design standards, IEEE, NFPA requirements and other codes related to design, safety and maintenance.
  • Must have design and working experience with electrical power distribution at 115kV, 15kV and 480v.
  • Must have design and working experience for the following types of equipment as a minimum: Generators, Switchgears, UPS, Inverters, Automatic Transfer Switches, Transformers, Harmonic Filters, Variable Frequency Drives, Motor Control Centers (MCC’s), Motor Starters, Interior and Exterior Lighting and Power Management System.
  • Experience performing Power Systems Studies using analysis software. (SKM Power Tools Preferred).
  • Experience in electrical and instrumentation design in hazardous and clean room locations.
  • Knowledge of utility systems (Clean and Plant Utility Systems), cGMP and FDA regulated environments.
  • Experience with Quality Management and Change Control Systems.
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Computer skills: MS Project and AutoCAD preferred

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