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Senior Electromechanical Engineer

Company: DetraPel
Location: Pineville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a tinkerer who loves getting your hands dirty while installing or repairing complex equipment? Do you love the intricacies of precision-engineered machines that work harmoniously together? Then the critical full-time position of Senior Electromechanical Engineer role is perfect for you. We are looking for a hard-working, proactive, organized, and well-rounded hands-on individual who can handle a breadth of responsibilities such as overseeing & managing all electrical & mechanical needs for the facility, all machinery, and production batching equipment. You will execute ideas, plan, and implement industrial chemical scale-up plans and subsequent maintenance. This position will report to the Executive Vice President & Chief Research & Development Officer.

Join a fast-growing, venture capital-backed advanced materials manufacturer. Featured on ABC's Shark Tank, DetraPel produces innovative, non-toxic, PFAS-free coatings for industrial and consumer applications in Textiles, Paper & Food Packaging, and Contract Aerosol Manufacturing.

You must have prior experience working in a startup and manufacturing company.

Temporary relocation to Framingham, MA required.

--- Oversee preventative maintenance, perform repairs, and fabricate components for manufacturing equipment and electrical systems
--- Diagnose, troubleshoot with root-cause analysis, and rectify equipment failures
--- Handle PLC operations, build-outs, and troubleshooting across platforms like Seimens and Click
--- Install new equipment and overhaul older equipment
--- Manage the inventory of spare parts for all equipment
--- Expand automation and control systems
--- Handle equipment startups, shutdowns, and maintenance tasks
--- Oversee air compressor and boiler systems
--- Oversee the safety, cleanliness, and quality of the maintenance area
--- Create and manage SOPs for all machinery
--- Respond to emergencies that occur outside of regular working hours
--- Participate in daily production planning and operations including bottling, boxing, and batching to understand where improvements can be made
--- Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
--- Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, and changing environment with a "whatever it takes" attitude
--- Previous experience in a startup and manufacturing company
--- Associate's or vocational degree in Industrial Maintenance, Engineering, or Automation
--- Motivated individual seeking career advancement
--- Expertise in PLCs
--- Proficiency in Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatics, Plumbing, and Metalworking, with a preference for Welding experience
--- Knowledge of 5S principles with accountability for workspace and tooling
--- Expertise with hand and power tools
--- Computer application proficiency
--- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:
--- 5-8 years of experience in bottling, chemical manufacturing, or related industry operations, engineering, and maintenance
--- Familiarity with predictive maintenance technologies
--- Flexibility to work outside regular hours
--- Must be trained/certified in using a scissor lift or forklift
--- Certification in NIMS Electrical Systems and Pneumatics

About Company:
DetraPel is the leading provider of performance coatings for various industrial and consumer verticals. We specialize in developing plastic-free, PFAS-free (100% fluorine-free) coatings that provide superior performance without sacrificing sustainability. DetraPel's brands create products for diverse markets, including paper, food packaging, textiles, and healthcare. Our technologies enhance the durability, resistance, and performance of various substrates while still maintaining recyclability, composability, and reliability.


Unlimited PTOHealthcare benefits, vision, dental401k with company matchPerformance compensation & stock optionsCompany-sponsored professional development fundCompany-sponsored athletic country club membershipA fun and rewarding place to work with a collaborative team environment A company dog! - we're pet-friendly!Monthly team events

Keywords: DetraPel, Rock Hill , Senior Electromechanical Engineer, Engineering , Pineville, South Carolina

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