Engineer II
Newport News, VA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Engineer II
Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
Requisition ID 25181
Category Engineering
Position Type Full-Time
Do you have the desire to join us in a collaborative environment at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Change the direction of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters.
Our team continues to expand with new opportunities in the area of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. This role is ideal for those interested in equipment design, automation and process equipment. The mechanical engineer will focus on troubleshooting, problem-solving, robotics, vision systems and improvement activities. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment. Along with one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our "work/life" balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. A great effort is placed to create a quality work experience where your development and job satisfaction is a top priority to us.
We are seeking candidates for an Electrical Engineer II!
Provides electrical engineering support to implement or improve production equipment and systems including, but not limited to, auto-mated assembly and process lines. Performs Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for equipment/process issues. Develops and implements appro-priate countermeasures.
* Leads or supports problem investigations and/or design reviews for new or existing equipment and technologies related to the man-ufacturing environment. Creates technical summaries and presents results of activities, including recommendations. Investigates, researches, and/or analyzes new technology to resolve need for modifications or improvement to existing equipment/systems.
* Determines the feasibility of introducing new equipment, processes, or technologies into the current production environment.
* Plans and designs automated production equipment or systems, such as instruments, controls, machines, and mechanical or electri-cal systems. Develops/ initiates concepts and implementation plans for new tools, equipment, processes and/or technologies based on engineering principles and practices. Creates Proof of Concept plans following Design of Experiments (DOE) methodologies and executes accordingly.
* Coordinates and/or participates in peer review of equipment specifications, concept/detail equipment designs, performance require-ments, risk assessments, environmental or safety requirements.
* Coordinates fabrication and testing of new equipment and systems for in-house projects.
* Utilizes proficiency with PLC, HMI, and robot program creation and revision.
* Researches and interprets industry standards to determine applicability to current and future equipment and/ or processes (ANSI, RIA, NFPA, NEC, etc). Coordinates and/or performs Risk Assessments to ensure equipment and processes are built in compliance with OSHA and industry standards (ANSI, RIA, NFPA, etc.).
* Creates and revises 2D CAD files of component and assembly drawings for complex equipment and/or systems.
* Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by applying knowledge of electricity, materials, and end-user process. Performs calculations to determine power, amperage, voltage, wire and conduit sizing for circuits. Implements methods and approaches in developing design calculations, layouts, drawings, and specifications that support project objectives and stand-ards.
* Participates in improvement activities (yield, uptime, process efficiency, cost, etc.).
PLEASE NOTE: As a federal government contractor, we comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, orders and mandates. As a result, the person performing this role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Company grants an exemption based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Read on to learn about the requirements for this role!
* A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field and 2-5 years' experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
* Solid understanding of PLC and HMI programming (Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi preferred), panel layout design, AutoCAD, NFPA Standards and NEC Standards.
* Experience with robotic and vision systems a plus.
* Experience with Visual Basic, C++ and other programming languages a plus.
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.
Need help finding the right job?
We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields