Job description


Electrical Engineer (0880)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America

Mitsubishi Chemical Alpolic employees are part of a global network of companies, all with a long history of sustained brand recognition and successful, sustained growth. Employee safety and satisfaction are among our top
priorities.  Many of our current employees began with the company and remain with the company even today.  From machine operators to customer support and sales, Mitsubishi Chemical Alpolic believes the company’s success is shared by every team member regardless of their role.

Our foundation is based on the Japanese word “KAITEKI,” which, in its original concept, means moving forward in the sustainable development of society, people and the planet.  Simply put, we care about our people, our products and our customers.

Job Purpose

The Electrical Engineer interacts daily with maintenance, production, and engineering personnel to ensure the design, development, and maintenance of existing and new equipment meets or exceeds company needs and standards.


***No Visa Sponsorship***


Principal Accountabilities
  • Work with a technician to analyze maintenance problems and equipment/parts failures
  • Design and propose upgrades to existing equipment
  • Develop and maintain current electrical drawings and new drawings for various projects
  • Work with or lead a team during repair, installation, and modification of new and existing equipment
  • Interface with equipment manufacturer representative
  • Supervise contractors when necessary
  • Must be able to maintain Forklift license as issued by Mitsubishi
  • Other duties as assigned by department manager

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time without notice.

Knowledge / Skills / Experience


  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering


  • Four years of experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Programming Mitsubishi PLC and Siemens PLC , preferred
  • Programming Allen Bradley HMI's (PanelView, PanelView Plus, RSView)
  • Knowledgeable with both DC and AC drives (SSD, Siemens, V-Tech)


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in programming Allen Bradley PLCs (Control Logix, Compact Logix and Micro Logix)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent math skills
  • Ability to use common hand and power tools
  • Ability to manage several projects at the same time


  • Enthusiasm
  • Good technical abilities
  • Innovation
  • Affinity for teamwork
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • The motivation to work extra hours when necessary
  • Must be goal oriented with a focus on safety, process improvement, and team building


  •  Must be able to wear personal protective equipment to include safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and additional PPE as required
  • Position requires use of an air purifying respirator which may affect some styles of facial hair
  • Candidate must be able to pass a respirator clearance physical
  • Correctable eyesight required
  • Must be comfortable working around moving equipment
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, forward reaching, and twisting
  • Occasional squatting, crouching, and above shoulder reaching
  • Ability to stand for extended period
  • Dexterity manipulation required for use of hand tools and light equipment
  • Must be able to push/pull material using pallet jack
  • Frequent lifting up to 30 lbs., occasional lifting up of 50 lbs.
  • Moderate exposure to temperature change in non-climate-controlled environment with potential of working near heated processes


EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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401 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA, USA, 23320
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