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Centorr Vacuum Industries LLC is a technical leader in the design of high temperature vacuum and controlled atmosphere furnaces.  Our web site,, describes our product offerings in detail.  We are seeking an individual to fill a Sr. Electrical Engineer position.

The individual selection for this position will be responsible for the following:

Complete engineering designs that meet customer's specifications and expectations on budget in terms of engineering hours used and materials expense.  Assume full electrical responsibility for completed furnace performing correctly and if necessary provide assistance with any problems in production or testing.

  • Specify electrical aspects of vacuum and controlled atmosphere furnaces that operate up to 3000 degrees C
  • Analyze equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine appropriate and lowest technical risk electrical designs
  • Coordinate efforts with mechanical engineering creating bills of materials, preparing design modifications if required, directing the preparation of manuals and analyzing and cataloging test procedure results
  • Electrical Equipment and controls configuration conceptualization design layout and programming
  • Preparation of detailed drawings and schematics
  • Preparation, configuration and writing of PLC and HMI code
  • Completion of "as built" drawings, schematics, and other documentation


  • Bachelor's degree and at least 4-7 years related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, and MS excel
  • Proven experience configuring and testing PLC and HMI configurations  including writing Code
  • Experience with at least some of the following programs is a must:
    • Allen Bradley: Micrologix, SLC500, Control Logix, Factory Talk View ME/SE, Kinetix & PowerFlex  Drives;
    • GE – Proficy IFix,
    • Mitsubishi – FX PLC’s, Specview,
    • Honeywell – HC900,
    • Siemens – S7 PLC
    • and Yokogawa and Eurotherm instruments
  • Prior supervision experience preferred, but not required
  • Controls troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and operations as needed
  • Ability to manage productively and efficiently your own time in dealing with multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with manufacturing, field service and customers
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers
  • Ability to effectively present information to senior management
  • Vacuum furnace or vacuum experience preferred