Electrical Engineer (Experienced Level Professional)

undefined 19-05-2023
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LOUISVILLE, KY, United States of America
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Maintenance & Energy
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Electrical Engineer (Experienced Level Professional)

Michelin is hiring!

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The Electrical Engineer position provides reliability engineering services for the site. This includes the following:

  • Provide electrical support for maintenance and reliability activities involving electrical distribution systems, generators, UPS, and any other electrical support needed for site operations.
  • Lead work performed on these systems (Michelin or contract personnel).
  • Provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with site standards and the National Electrical Code.


  • Lead the effort in maintaining and improving the site electrical distribution systems (120V – 13.8kV), which includes inspection, testing, and preventive maintenance.
  • Provide the electrical engineering expertise for maintaining, upgrading, and modifying the site’s low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems.
  • Maintain the electrical distribution system documentation in an electronic format that is accessible to the site instrument/electrical technicians.
  • Create asset maintenance strategies and procedures for all electrical infrastructure equipment including backup power equipment using Criticality Analysis and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.
  • Provide guidance to the electrical maintenance personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installation of low and medium volage electrical equipment including problem-solving and troubleshooting to help support plant operations.
  • Perform root cause failure analysis on repeating electrical equipment failures and implement corrective actions to lower likelihood of recurrence.
  • Lead the electrical portion of plant shutdowns (switchgear and breaker maintenance) including identification of work, planning/scheduling/coordination of work with each Business Unit, and supervising the electrical distribution maintenance contractors. 
  • Develop and document standards for motors and other electrical equipment.  Have knowledge of motor installation, best practices, troubleshooting, and maintenance including variable frequency drives.    
  • Have knowledge and understanding of NFPA; National Electric Code; IEEE


  • Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting.
  • Experience with electrical distribution systems including substations, transformers, circuit breakers, feeders, protective relaying MCCs, motors, and VFDs.
  • Ability to specify equipment and interpret and apply NEC/NFPA standards
  • Must have strong leadership, communication, and customer service skills.


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com.

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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