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United States, St. Louis, MO, Laundry & Home Care

Electrical Automation Engineer


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


The Electrical Automation Engineer position will utilize technology to improve, optimize and automate packaging and processing operations within the plant, provide leadership in all areas involving electrical engineering, controls, instrumentation & provide troubleshooting expertise & maintenance support to all areas of the facility. Safety leadership is a fundamental aspect of the role and is part of everyone’s responsibility.

  • Identify areas of improvement opportunity & execute solutions utilizing automation skills & the latest technology 
  • Define, design, execute & startup electrical, control & instrumentation projects & support capital project installations in these areas. 
  • Provide leadership & mentoring to members of the plant’s electrical & controls team by developing a deep understanding of existing processes, equipment & controls & successfully transferring the knowledge to the team. 
  • Support off hours downtime events or project startups


  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required with 5 or more years of experience.

  • Very strong skills in control and HMI software applications (Rockwell, Wonderware, DeltaV)   

  • Very strong electrical design, construction and instrumentation skills 

  • Communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization 

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 190006W6
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact details: talent.acqusition@henkel.com


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