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Electrical Engineer

Reporting directly to the Electrical Supervisor, the Electrical Engineer will supervise teams while coordinating with Operations, Engineering, Safety and Purchasing Departments to ensure safe and efficient production. The Electrical Reliability Engineer is responsible for developing and managing the maintenance and reliability of systems. As well as supporting the objectives of the facility to achieve business goals. Doing so, while developing, administering and maintaining plant mechanical systems provi Reporting directly to the Electrical Supervisor, t ding efficient, effective projects, and maintenance services throughout the plant.

City: Lexington   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 2632   Department:   



  • Supervise and maintain records of all Electrical work carried out within their area of responsibility

  • Ability of prioritization in the event of multiple faults

  • Create and implement strategic directions for reliability and maintenance of plant

  • Train and oversee employees, inspect work, assign tasks, drive vehicles, and take disciplinary actions when needed and Supervisor is unavailable

  • Create, implement and monitor work processes to achieve business objectives in terms of Operating Asset Utilization

  • Maintain Critical Spare parts list and designated inventory

  • Determine the need for outside resources

  • Provide out-of-hours support as required

  • On-call duty within the Electrical on-call plan

  • Respond to mill breakdowns in a timely and effective manner and work closely with different area operators to resolve maintenance related issues

  • Investigate root causes of equipment failures and make recommendations for long term fixes

  • Help develop PMs

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties and tasks within the scope of the position as needed



  • 5+ year’s experience in an industrial environment e.g. wood processing facility, TFL (short cycle presses)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technical field preferred

  • 8+ year’s maintenance/reliability experience in an industrial environment

  • Experience implementing best maintenance practices & excellent operations

  • Sharing of knowledge in the team

  • Proven ability to read blueprints, European E-plan drawings, sketches, written instructions and interpret data

  • Metric System proficiency

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Possess strong organizational skills

  • Independent troubleshooting in electrical machinery and assist the shift

  • Ability to read PLC program to read step chain logic

  • Knowledge about electrical parts according function and efficiency

  • Evaluate cable lengths and dimensions regarding electrical drives

  • Experience about frequency drives and soft starter

  • Understanding about electrical sensors and analog value processing



  • Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision insurance

  • 401K retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off and paid holidays




Your Contact

Allyson Bowman, HR

T 336-843-7155


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington