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Electrical Engineer

Ticonderoga, NY 12883, USA Req #234
Monday, January 10, 2022
At Sylvamo, we’re a team on a mission. Joining us, you’ll be helping to sustain forests and renew ecosystems, while delivering on the promise of paper to educate, communicate and entertain the world. 
Come grow with us! 

Sylvamo’s Ticonderoga, NY Mill is located on the shores of Lake Champlain.  In operation since 1971, the mill produces high end printing and technical papers harvested from Adirondack and Vermont forests.  We employ over 600 dedicated employees focused on safety, environment, quality and production.

What we offer:

  • Sign-on bonus and relocation assistance
  • Career growth and development opportunities 
  • Choice of medical and dental plans to meet your needs
  • Quarterly gainsharing bonus (2-8% of quarterly earnings dependent on mill’s performance)
  • Short and long term disability plans as well as voluntary insurance options
  • Life insurance
  • Holiday and vacation pay
  • 401k employer match and retirement savings plan
Provide electrical engineering to operating departments as required to resolve maintenance, technical, and equipment reliability issues.  Employ reliability focused concepts to improve overall equipment reliability.  Work effectively on cross-functional team to maintain equipment to achieve downtime reduction.  Monitor effectiveness of predictive and preventative maintenance programs and drive improvement.  Lead root cause failure analysis on electrical equipment, develop corrective action and track results. Provide technical guidance and improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of operating equipment  through application of reliability engineering practices.

Responsibilities may require engineers to:
  • utilize engineering skills to solve problems and create solutions to equipment downtime and operating costs as well as engineering for equipment modifications and new equipment installations;
  • perform basic engineering, calculations, investigations and tasks assigned;
  • collaborate with more experienced engineers to provide follow-up and engineering assistance on defined problems;
  • prepare or assist in preparing reports, graphs, planning layouts and summaries designed to communicate project progress or results
  • plan and execute process improvements;
  • troubleshoot process and/or equipment issues, involving equipment for power generation, electrical power distribution, equipment drives, PLCs, and distributed controls;
  • use various computer systems and tools to perform data analysis to make critical data-driven decisions;
  • investigate and implement energy and cost saving projects;
  • work closely with maintenance technicians, operators and other engineers;
  • give presentations to mill management about project recommendations;
  • develop training materials and train maintenance technicians on new skills;
  • coordinate shutdown of equipment and operations; and similar work; 
  • learn and utilize Lean/Six Sigma tools to improve process/reduce costs.


  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • Candidates should have 0-5 years of experience. Manufacturing internship and/or co-op experience a plus.
  • Desire to work in manufacturing setting.
  • Preference for manufacturing management career path.
  • Highly motivated, results-driven individual who can also perform well in a team setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Permanent authorization to work in U.S.
Sylvamo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Ticonderoga, NY 12883, USA