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Southwire Engineer, Electrical I in Heflin, Alabama

Engineer, Electrical I

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Heflin, AL, US, 36264

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?

Location: Heflin, AL

Southwire Job Description

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for design, installation, and commissioning of various wire and cable production lines and supporting machinery. Will be responsible for supporting maintenance activities on legacy equipment as well as incremental upgrades of the same. Will manage several projects simultaneously. Will be responsible for producing accurate schedules and budgets for the same. Will support maintenance staff and area engineers as required.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

⦁ Complete electrical projects from design through commissioning

⦁ Prepare BOMs for project budgeting and procurement

⦁ Provide documentation as required to support maintenance—to include LOTO procedures, one-line diagrams, controls schematics, etc.

⦁ Ideate original designs

⦁ Work with vendors, contractors, and internal labor to complete assigned projects

⦁ Coordinate with plant management groups to complete projects within production schedules

⦁ Support high level troubleshooting

⦁ Keep abreast of current technology and utilize this information effectively

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

⦁ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology degree

⦁ 3+yrs applicable manufacturing experience

⦁ Proficiency in AutoCAD

⦁ Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel

⦁ Proficiency with PLCs, both Siemens and Rockwell based

⦁ Strong analytical and project management skills

⦁ Good verbal and written communication skills


Nimble Learning

Customer Focus

Plans and Aligns


Balances Stakeholders

Action Oriented

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: Birmingham

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