JBT Corporation

  • Manager, Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Chalfont | US-PA-Doylestown | US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/7/2018 5:33 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Technology (Engineering, Technical)
  • Overview

    Join a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit!


    JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the United States and Europe, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems. 


    We have an immediate opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


    • Effectively leads and supervises a team of electrical engineers in the design and automation of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and related systems for the global marketplace 
    • Analyzes and/or approves vehicle and project requirements and designs
    • Accountable for department’s cost, delivery and quality
    • Oversees the department’s safety performance, and quality of workmanship
    • Manages department’s overhead and direct labor costs
    • Designs and/ or approves material handling systems
    • Prepares general material handling equipment or product line equipment estimates
    • Creates and/or approves design and material handling drawings/documentation for customer approval, manufacturing and erection, and to create or provide direction in the preparation of detail drawings and construction of equipment
    • Provides technical support to customers
    • Oversees customer ordered or R&D projects and has the latitude to select the most economically feasible solution for each assigned project


    • 10+years prior Electrical Engineering experience in the automation field
    • 5+ years management experience required
    • Lean Six Sigma experience required
    • Prior experience estimating
    • Familiar with harnessing, panel design and battery technology
    • Familiar with communication protocols
    • Familiar with Ethernet or RF experience
    • Familiar with current US and EU safety standards
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD
    • PLC code writing experience, preferred
    • Knowledge of Windchill, preferred
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees
    • Detail oriented with a “root cause” driven approach to solutions
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 25%
    • Valid driver's license



    Candidates must be eligible to work in the US with no sponsorship requirements needed now or in the future.


    JBT offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. 




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    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org.


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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