Provide consulting, quality assurance and software development support for technology used in MEPPI's products and services. Essential Functions
Provide consultation and guidance for divisions regarding best practices and guidelines during the development, implementation and support of computer-based product and service offerings.
Assist with developing, managing and implementing compliance guidelines, policies and procedures for division products and services technology to maintain compliance with internal and external cybersecurity and privacy initiatives. Develop and execute audit plans based on these policies, procedures and guidelines.
Identify, research, evaluate and recommend new technology products, services and trends to the divisions and company management.
Maintain a catalog of product and service technology used by the operating divisions.
Ensure product and service technology software is fully developed, tested, version controlled, and deployed using applicable lifecycle management methodologies and platforms. Assist with selecting, maintaining and utilizing applicable tools to support this function.
Negotiate contracts with vendors, consultants and service providers for product and service technologies.
Participate as product and service technology expert for customer meetings and communications.
Participate as product and service technology expert for acquisition and investment opportunities.
Keep current with the latest product and service technologies by participating in technology and regulatory committees, technology user groups, and industry tradeshows and events.
Further the goals and positive, professional image of the IT Department by conducting business with other MEPPI division, departments, consultants, and vendors in a timely and cooperative manner.
Know MEPPI's Quality, Safety and Environmental policies. Be able to fully discuss the importance of these policies and how they impact work.
Bachelor's degree in computer-related field with a minimum 7 years of technology-related work experience in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent education and experience.
Advanced knowledge of operational technology architecture, industrial control systems, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Advanced knowledge of industry specific regulatory requirements that affect product and service technology.
Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with employees and vendors.
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office products and ERP systems
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of electrical and electronics engineers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth is expected to be tempered by slow growth or decline in some industries, such as manufacturing and utilities.
According to BLS, The median annual wage for electrical engineers was $100,830, while the median annual wage for electronics engineers was $107,540 in May 2020.
While many jobs in Electronics may be related to engineer work, there are also common positions that are needed in order for an organization to run. Here are some types of Electronics occupations: