Electrical Engineer II
Newport News, VA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Electrical Engineer II
Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
Requisition ID 25232
Category Engineering
Position Type Full-Time
Do you have the desire to join us on an exciting technological journey at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Alter the course of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters.
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.
This role provides electrical engineering support to implement or improve production equipment and/or systems including, but not limited to, automated assembly or process lines. Performs Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for equipment/process issues. Develops and implements appropriate countermeasures.
- Leads or supports problem investigations and/or design reviews for new or existing equipment and technologies related to the manufacturing environment. Creates technical summaries and presents results of activities, including recommendations.
- Investigates, researches, and/or analyzes new technology to determine the 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 electrical 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 requirements, risk assessments, environmental or safety requirements. Makes design
changes as necessary based on review results.
- Coordinates fabrication and testing of new equipment/systems for in-house projects. Coordinates and communicates with affected departments throughout the development/ implementation process.
- Demonstrates proficiency with PLC, HMI, and robot program creation and revision.
- Designs, develops, assembles, and tests prototype equipment/ systems for new/ improved functions and/or
processes. Analyzes data to verify efficiency/ reliability of prototypes.
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.

- A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field and 2 to 5 years'
experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
- Working knowledge 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.
- Requires experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Requires strong verbal and written communication skills.
- May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.
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. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
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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
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