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Application Engineer – Electrical

LOCATION: Bangalore

TEAM: Global Technology Alliance


Schneider Electric is a global leader in energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.
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-100+ countries
-27.2B Euro in revenue (FY2019)


Global Technology Alliance (GTA) is an order engineering team working in collaboration within Schneider electric manufacturing plants in NAM

Senior Application Engineer- Order Engineering Team

This position is accountable for, but not limited to:

·This position is responsible for the interpretation of customer specifications, drawings, and power system requirements as they apply to MV/LV Switchgear.

·Interfaces with field sales, customers, development, manufacturing, order services and materials during order
cycle process.

·This position includes engineering support for quick resolution of questions and issues regarding MV/LV Switchgear manufacturing assembly and test.

·Design of control schemes, utilizing PLCs and/or relays, to accomplish automated transfer operations.

·Creation of electrical one line , elevation drawing ,schematics and wiring diagrams using AutoCAD.

·Design of ground fault protective schemes, including those involving multiple sources.

·Generation of bills of material, and modification of standard assemblies as required to suit the application.

·Familiarity with Modbus and TCP/IP communications protocols, and RS-485 and Ethernet interfaces.

·Exercises judgments within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.

·Detailed knowledge of principles of electrical engineering so able to assess feasibility of design options.

·Demonstrate a knowledge of industrial standards, quality and safety requirements.

·Ensures assignments are within design, budget and schedule limitations.

·Communicates project concerns and suggestions, both verbally and in writing, with the Project Manager and Engineering Manager. Email is the method for written form and tracking.

·Participates as needed in proposal acceptance reviews, offering acceptance or recommendations for improvement on the systems engineering scope of work and labor hours estimated on the proposed project.

·Provide virtual technical support for shop floor for the orders engineered.

·Take up stretched assignments as and when needed.

·Should be able to work on Shift- Flexible timings support United states SE-shop floor

·Should be capable of working on multiple products on requirement.

·Should be capable of training the team members.

·Should be capable of assigning the projects based on the availability and complexity.

·Minimal travel may be required.

Required Competencies:

·Electrical and Electronics Engineering knowledge.

·Knowledge of manufacturing processes and assemblies.

·Good verbal and written communication skills.

·Excellent interpersonal and customer relation skills.

·Excellent problem resolution skills.

·Knowledge of low voltage switchboard / switchgear design, installation, and use.

·Knowledge of IS/IEC/UL/ANSI/UBC/CBC/SEISMIC codes & standards governing the installation and use of low voltage switchboards / switchgear. Knowledge on UL1558 & UL891 is added advantage.

·Ability to interpret basic front elevation, one-line, and schematic drawings.

·To work in a virtual environment. (without seeing the product physically, as Manufacturing Plants are in North America).

·Should be team player and be able to work in a multicultural team.

·Good interpersonal and customer relation skills.

·Hands on experience with Eplan, Auto cad, PLCs circuit and Simulation software.

Preferred Competencies:

·Knowledge of low voltage switchboard / switchgear design, installation, and Application

·Ability to program and troubleshoot PLCs (auto-throwover schemes).

·Experience using AutoCAD-2012/2016.

·Familiarity with ANSI Relays (ANSI numbering of relays & their application) and relay auto-throwover schemes.

·Experience with Modbus communications, utility metering, and circuit monitoring applications.

·Experience working with field sales, consulting engineers, distributors, and installation contractors.

·Excellent ability to troubleshoot electrical control, ground fault, and interlocking schemes.

·Experience working in an manufacturing environment.

Behavioral Competencies:

·To be professional and ethical at all times. Exhibit a courteous, conscientious, and generally businesslike manner in the workplace.

·To be Passionate, Open and Respectful, Straightforward in one’s dealing and act with Integrity, to be Effective and deliver high performance and be pragmatic and fast.

Preferred Competencies:

• Knowledge of low voltage switchboard / switchgear tendering, design, installation, and Application

• Experience using AutoCAD.

• Familiarity with Relays & Its function.

• Knowledge on UL standards (UL 845, UL 508, UL 1558, UL891) is added advantage.


Qualification & Experience:

BE/B.Tech/ Masters in Electrical Engineering along with 4 to 8 years of experience in the
manufacture or design of electrical distribution equipment. Inter-personal skills are also essential in order to maintain the strong team atmosphere that currently exists within our group..


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