Electrical Engineer ll

Company Name Toray Plastics America, Inc.
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted April 12, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Toray Group, which manufactures synthetic fibers, carbon fibers, plastics, and chemicals and employs more than 45,000 people in 26 countries. Annual sales exceed US$21 billion.

TPA’s films businesses in Rhode Island and foams division in Virginia are global leaders and provide innovative products that are used worldwide for consumer and industrial applications. TPA is committed to environmental, social, and corporate governance. Learn more by visiting www.toraytpa.com. 

We currently have an opportunity available at our Rhode Island headquarters for an Electrical Engineer ll. 

Primary Functions: 

Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of electrical components, equipment, and machinery. Supports the engineering department with electrical hardware and software design efforts needed to support small, medium, and large size capital projects.  Defines and develops scope of work documents, project budgets, and schedules needed for small scale capital projects.  Actively participates in obsolescence upgrade planning activities and initiates, manages, and oversees assigned equipment upgrades.  Applies principles and techniques of electrical engineering to accomplish assigned tasks and department goals.  Organizes and coordinates preventative maintenance activities for medium and low voltage power distribution equipment.  Works independently to achieve assigned tasks on time and within budget constraints.  Reports to the Electrical Engineering Manager.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in new equipment design, procurement, installation, start-up, and testing.
  • Develop and maintain project budgets and schedules.
  • Modify and upgrade existing system equipment to improve system reliability or address obsolescence issues.
  • Experience working with automated system equipment, including PLC’s, HMI’s, AC and DC drives, networking systems, sensors, and instrumentation.
  • Experience with computer aided drawing programs (Autocad, Visio, etc.).
  • Ability to interpret and develop electrical one-line diagrams, schematics, and cabling diagrams.
  • Provide equipment maintenance support (equipment design improvement, troubleshooting, and recommend/assist with repairs) as needed.
  • Supervise contractors and/or outside vendors.
  • Work independently, or in a team environment, with minimal supervision.
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office software products. 

Education & Experience Required: 

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (required)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Power systems experience a strong plus. 

Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Strong PC skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Strong communications skills – oral, written and presentation.
  • Time management and organization skills needed to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination based on any protected status, workplace harassment/bullying and retaliation for filing a complaint or providing information related to a complaint. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and medical related conditions), age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

It is the policy of Toray Plastics (America) Inc. to maintain a work environment that is safe for all persons, including the community, and conducive to attaining high work standards. To achieve these objectives, we are committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol-free workplace and perform pre-employment testing.