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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Date: 18-Dec-2018

Location: Decatur, IL, US

Company: Tate & Lyle


  • Power Distribution System design and installation
  • Personnel Management & Development
  • PLC/DCS Control System application & installation
  • Motor Control System design and Installation
  • Instrumentation and I/O specification & installation.
  • Fulfill both primary project leadership role as well as project support role on process projects led by others
  • Positive interactive engagement skills at all organizational levels
  • Lead overall electrical construction contractor deployment
  • Effective teacher and mentor of non-electrical technical staff
  • Possess Safety, Integrity, Respect core values



  • Reporting to Plant Maintenance Manager, the Senior Electrical Engineer  is responsible for the design, health, and operation of the plant’s low and medium voltage power distribution system and support of its controls systems.  
  • Capex development, support, and management including field construction of multiple projects.
  • Serves as plant’s electrical safety advisor and expert.
  • Low and Medium Voltage Preventative Maintenance oversight and enhancement
  • Provide breakdown response to support plant’s 24/7/365 operations.
  • Manage small Area P&C Resource staff  plus contractor support team.
  • Developing the technical skills of others outside the electrical discipline.
  • Directs planned major plant outage electrical system upgrades and repairs.
  • Cooperatively works with Engineering team to develop and implement projects to improve safety, reduce costs, improve quality, reduce environmental impacts and increase capacity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, self directed and able to take ownership of the electrical distribution system without supervision from site management.



Required Education & Experience:


  • 10+ years related experience
  • BS Electrical Engineering degree or higher.


Nearest Major Market: Decatur