Electrical/Controls Engineer | Locust Grove

Andersen Corporation

Andersen Corporation

Other Engineering
Locust Grove, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Description & Requirements


Renewal by Andersen is a pioneer in the window and door industry, and innovation is a huge part of who we are. Renewal by Andersen Signature Service combines the perfect combination of the best people in the industry, a superior process, and an exclusive product.

As such, we take great care in building a team of skilled, passionate Difference Makers, caring for our team members’ personal and professional growth, and celebrating our differences. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace where all people feel respected, valued, and driven to realize their full potential.

We always have opportunities for our team members to give back to the causes they’re most passionate about, and as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for many years, Renewal by Andersen is committed to environmental health and sustainability. If you want to be a Difference Maker, Renewal by Andersen is the place for you.


This position is responsible for providing electrical/controls engineering expertise within the Renewal by Andersen (RbA) team supporting business growth projects. The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative thinker and has a passion for operational excellence.


  • Provide and/or coordinate detailed quotes/estimates for controls work
  • Write machinery control functional specifications
  • Design the power and control wiring of industrial automation equipment
  • Work with vendors to assure specifications and code requirements are followed
  • Documentation of electrical design changes
  • Conduct machine operational testing during Factory Acceptance Testing and Site Acceptance Testing
  • Project management skills; deliver safe, effective, sustainable, and reliable solutions (Project planning, approval process, equipment specification, budget, preventative maintenance, acceptance plans, design review, safety assessments, capital request)
  • PLC programming and operator screen development
  • Participative team approach to problem solving and root cause analysis with associates, supervisors, maintenance, operations, Value Stream Managers, and peers
  • Support the maintenance and operations team with advanced controls troubleshooting
  • Assess current vs future electrical technology capabilities
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings for equipment
  • Coach, mentor, and train less experienced staff on technical topics
  • Position may require participation on an on-call, 24/7 controls system support on a rotational basis
  • Travel requirements: Less than 10% for training, corporate visits, and vendor visits


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 2+ years of engineering experience preferred with controls/automation systems background
  • Experience with Rockwell PLCs (ControlLogix, CompactLogix), motion/servos (Kinetix), variable speed drives (PowerFlex)
  • Knowledge of visualization/operator interfaces (FactoryTalk View SE) and Thin Client/Thin Manager
  • Experience with Rockwell communications software (FTLinx)
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation Studio5000 programming software
  • Ethernet/Ethernet IP machine-level networking
  • Experience with basic electrical components such as sensors, motors, indicators, circuit protection, etc.
  • Experience reading and creating electrical schematics
  • Knowledge or experience with AutoCAD
  • Proficient in safety system design & troubleshooting; understanding of safety categories
  • Test basic safety and control systems using relays, PLC/HMI programming, VFDs and/or servo motion
  • Proficient in safe work methods (lock out tag out, arc flash)
  • Communicate effectively through written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
  • Strong aptitude in problem solving, collecting data, performing statistical analyses, and making process improvements through sound, data-driven decisions
  • Comfortable with hands-on work
  • Interest in working in a manufacturing setting
  • Proficient with the use of common electrical testing tools
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Self-motivated and able to learn quickly; being able to work independently and on a team depending on the situation
  • Experience with change management strategies


  • Experience with robotics (preferably Fanuc), CNC’s, IIoT devices, vision systems, and/or machine to machine connectivity.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Equipment design experience with UL 508A and NFPA79
  • Experience with the National Electric Code (NFPA70), workplace electrical safety based on NFPA70E, and PM needs/strategy based on NFPA70B


“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.

Benefits include, and are not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.

In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting City:
Atlanta, GA, Locust Grove, GA