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Southwire Engineer II, Electrical (Pull Resources) in Carrollton, Georgia

Engineer II, Electrical (Pull Resources)

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Date: Apr 27, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

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Southwire Job Description

Job Summary/Objective

The Plant Project Engineer II at Southwire is an integral part of our manufacturing operations, responsible for implementing, leading, and managing complex engineering projects. The ideal candidate is a continual learner and collaborator who has a strong understanding of manufacturing processes, Lean principles, and is highly skilled at problem-solving. With a commitment to safety and efficiency, the Plant Project Engineer II helps drive continuous improvement in the plant, while fostering innovation and operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Project Management & Budget Oversight (25%): Lead end-to-end project cycles, ensuring timely delivery within set budgets, accompanied by clear planning, scheduling, and optimal resource allocation.

  2. Engineering Expertise & Compliance (20%): Oversee the design, installation, and commissioning of new equipment and modifications to existing machinery, ensuring adherence to established standards and regulations.

  3. Process Improvement & Efficiency (20%): Employ Lean principles to identify and rectify operational bottlenecks, spearheading initiatives for continuous improvement, enhanced safety, and product quality.

  4. Cross-functional Collaboration & Support (20%): Collaborate with multiple departments, offering technical guidance and fostering a harmonized operational environment with shared knowledge.

  5. Industry Awareness & Integration (15%): Stay updated on industry trends and advancements, integrating this knowledge into ongoing and future projects to keep Southwire at the forefront of wire & cable manufacturing.

Job Description Part 2

Education, Experience, Skills:


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Specialized Degree: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree

Years of Experience: 5+ Years

Field of Expertise: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering in Manufacturing Environment


Certificates: PMP

Preferred Field of Expertise: Prior Experience in the Wire and Cable Manufacturing Industry

Other Preferred Skills, Licenses, and Certificates:

​Proficiency in project management and engineering software, including 2D AutoCAD and 3D modeling tools.

​Solid understanding of manufacturing processes and Lean principles.

​Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

​Proven communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate complex ideas and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

​Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

Spans of Control:

Reports to: Manager, Engineering

Scope: Single Location

Travel, Physical Requirements Working Conditions, and Equipment:

Travel: Domestic- Up to 25%

Workplace Setting: In Office/On Site 4+ days a week

Physical Requirements:

Carrying/Lifting: 15%

Standing: 10%

Sitting: 25%

Walking: 50%

Working Conditions:

Office, Plant Floor Various Shifts, Overtime, Weekends, Holidays, Extreme Cold/Heat, Loud Noise


Computer/Keyboard, Safety Glasses, Safety Shoes, Hard Hat


Action Oriented

Balances Stakeholders


Customer Focus

Nimble Learning

Plans and Aligns

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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