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Electrical Engineer

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About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 47 countries employing over 33,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown’s Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division.


Crown is building a brand new manufacturing facility in Martinsville, Virginia. This state-of-the-art facility will manufacture specialty beverage cans for some of the top consumer product companies. We are in the process of assembling a world class team of individuals to operate this facility and are looking for an Electrical Engineer.

Position Overview:

The Electrical Engineer works closely with all aspects of the manufacturing process from the raw material to the finished product and support daily productions activities. This is a managerial position, which would include the daily supervision of plant electricians and electronic technicians as well as the management of plant construction, modifications, appropriations and equipment installation.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Plant Engineer, the Electrical Engineer responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery, electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial plant setting
  • Oversees assembly and testing of experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, and other electrical equipment and components according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles
  • Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective action
  • Develops diagrams, drawings and specifications for modifications or expansions and directs personnel performing routine installation and maintenance duties
  • Plans, directs and records periodic testing; recommends or initiates modification or replacement of equipment as needed
  • Directs, coordinates, develops, trains, coaches and assesses employees
  • Supports and encourages employees to work safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned
Job Requirements

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements

  • Approximately 10% overnight travel
  • Must be available to work various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime to cover absences or provide additional support
  • Knowledge of control systems and sub-systems
  • Knowledge of building facilities (compressed air, water, hydraulics, vacuums, heating and cooling)
  • Facility power distribution to include voltage up to 4160v, three-phase
  • Instrumentation and calibration knowledge
  • Process control systems – set-up and program applications (Honeywell)
  • Ability to design, modify and plot using AutoCAD software
  • Installation, set-up and programming of PLC’s (Allen-Bradley)
  • Working knowledge of motor controls, VFD’s, DC drives, Eddy Current Systems and/or Modicon system design
  • At least three years of proven supervisory experience
  • Five to seven years of experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience plus an Associate’s degree

Preferred Requirements

  • Green or black belt certification in Six Sigma
  • Electrical Journeyman’s certification
  • Packaging industry experience


  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of various Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Access, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and project management skills as well as the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated employee relations skills and the ability to motivate people
  • Effective leadership skills such as conflict resolution, communication, decision making, etc.
  • Must be able to look at new solutions and "think outside the box"
  • Strong problem solving skills through an individual and/or collaborative approach
  • Ability to work independently or with a team

Physical Requirements

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
  • The associate may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic
  • While performing the duties of this job, associate will be exposed to power sources
  • Generally works in a plant environment but will be required to perform some job duties inside a typical office setting
  • The noise level is frequently loud
  • The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

TravelCrown is an equal opportunity employer. Crown does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Crown Holdings
Salary Range
$68,000.00 - 97,000.00
per Year
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Martinsville, VA 24113, US