Electrical Engineer

Cerex Advanced Fabrics   Pensacola, FL   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on April 6, 2022

CEREX Advanced Fabrics, Inc

Electrical Engineer Opening

CEREX Advanced Fabrics, Inc. is the world’s leading producer of high-quality nonwoven nylon spunbond fabrics and has been in business for over 50 years, is ISO 9001 Certified and serves a variety of specialty global markets including filtration, automotive, composites, medical and consumer products.

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer responsible for the electrical systems of the plant, including drives, PLCs, Instrumentation, and data interface systems. The ideal candidate must be able to work well with current maintenance and E&I technicians in order to create an environment of continuous improvement and focus on systems reliability. This position will work closely with the Plant Mechanical and Process engineers to ensure the continuous and safe function of plant equipment.

REPORTS TO: Plant Technical Manager



⦁ Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Field

⦁ Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment

⦁ Manufacturing Experience with PLCs, Control Logix and Drives


⦁ Electrical Engineering degree

⦁ Nonwovens or paper manufacturing experience a plus

⦁ Familiarity with:

⦁ Industrial Instrumentation

⦁ Electrical Documentation, Drawings, and CAD

⦁ HMIs

⦁ VFDs

⦁ SCADA Systems

⦁ Experience with industrial projects


Continuous Improvement:

⦁ Enthusiastic, possesses creativity to find solutions and is capable of motivating work groups by engaging others in a positive manner.

⦁ Seeks out new thoughts, benchmarks and technological advancements.


⦁ Ability to effectively develop positive working relationships.

⦁ Demonstrates good judgement, is perceptive in evaluating situations and communicates clearly.

⦁ Is a Team player and recognizes the need for interaction with key stakeholders.

⦁ Ability to manage effectively through conflicting priorities and make difficult, and at times unpopular decisions.

⦁ Requires minimum supervision, is self-motivated and can work independently..

⦁ Proficient in presenting data, plans, ideas and technical presentations that are meaningful and easily understood.

Problem Solving:

⦁ Excellent troubleshooting capability.

⦁ Looks past “fixing issues” and seeks solutions that improve long-term reliability of plant equipment.

⦁ Identifies equipment with repetitive failures and determines required upgrades or replacements.



⦁ Compliance and support to continuously improve the CEREX Safety policy.

⦁ Empowered and expected to take action to address any unsafe situation.

⦁ Assist in developing Lock Out policies on electrical equipment.


⦁ Drive continuous improvement of plant electrical systems.

⦁ Map, troubleshoot, upgrade, and train on relevant electrical issues.

⦁ Actively participate in the Site Reliability Program.

⦁ Direct and manage the site Electrical Integrity Program.

⦁ Assist in the site Preventive/Predictive Maintenance Program.

⦁ Recommend appropriate spare parts for critical components

⦁ Oversee and manage major maintenance events, including work by outside resources.

⦁ Backfill gaps in call-in schedule.


⦁ Must be able to occasionally lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. Occasionally you may need to bend, reach, stoop, kneel and reach/lift overhead.

⦁ Must be able to operate safely in a manufacturing environment

CEREX offers a great benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; 401k Retirement Savings Plan with a Company matching contribution; Company paid life insurance; paid vacations and holidays as well as other valuable benefits.

CEREX Advanced Fabrics is an EEOE and complies with all requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act, Military Veterans and is a Drug Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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