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Southwire Engineer, Process I in Heflin, Alabama

Engineer, Process I

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Date: Jul 14, 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, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Heflin, AL

Southwire Job Description


Process Engineer will provide process support on the manufacturing floor. Will design, install, and commission various machine improvements. Will be responsible for managing several projects simultaneously. Will be responsible for producing accurate schedules and budgets for the same. Will support maintenance staff as required.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide full process support

• Provide technical assistance to maintenance staff as required

• Complete projects from proposal to design through commissioning

• Prepare and present engineering project BOMs for budgeting and procurement

• Provide proper documentation as required to support maintenance and operation of new equipment

• Capable of design of original concepts

• Capable of designing systems within estimated budgets

• Capable of generating accurate project estimates and schedules

• Work with vendors and contractors to complete assigned projects

• Coordinate with plant management groups to complete projects on schedule

• Keep abreast of current trends and technology, and utilize this information effectively

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program is required

• Must be proficient in 2D CAD (AutoCAD or equivalent)

• Must be highly skilled in 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)

• Must have extremely strong analytical and management skills

• Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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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