Electrical / Instrumentation Engineer


Peekskill, NY, US, 10566

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2879


Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter

Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer - Peekskill, NY


The Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer will provide E&I controls expertise to the Technical Organization by utilizing 5 + years of experience in engineering. 




  • Support the site manufacturing operations by leading the efforts related electrical, instrumentation and controls infrastructure reliability and improvement efforts, such as obsolescence and life cycle challenges, Arc Flash, Grounding & Bonding, and Calibration programs..
  • Lead efforts to develop, design, execute and manage capital projects focused on improving electrical infrastructure, instrumentation, and controls throughout the site.
  • Provide detailed engineering support for the E&I aspects of other capital projects.
  • Support day-to-day troubleshooting activities to minimize downtime and achieve site objectives in the most safe, economical, and efficient manner.
  • Identify opportunities for instrumentation and control improvements that will increase productivity, increase process repeatability, reduce cost, and/or reduce risk of employee exposure.  Develop, justify, and implement projects to address.
  • Work in parallel with other site E&I resources for electrical maintenance support of operations and to drive continuous improvement in the documentation and execution of the site’s Mechanical Integrity program with focus on E&I and Controls.
  • Support the site’s efforts directed at the development and implementation of an automation strategy, identifying hardware and network architecture requirements.
  • Participate in and/or lead teams in support of optimizing plant processes for quality, cost, reliability, and productivity.


Education & Experience:


  • B.S. in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Experience in a process environment working with industrial electrical systems 480VAC to 5VDC and maintenance thereof.
  • Specification, configuration, and operational troubleshooting of process control instrumentation.
  • Process control network architecture.
  • Working knowledge of the use and application of PLCs, DCS, and process data systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management, structured and disciplined problem solving, and ability to act independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective relationships quickly. 
  • Team player with robust communication skills (verbal and written) strong drive for results, and be able to work with minimal supervision.



  • Ability to lead all phases (scope development, cost estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up) of capital projects.
  • PE license
  • Familiarity with Delta V configuration and hardware
  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment.


Salary Range for this position is $107K to $139K


We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance. Eligibility of benefit timing may vary.



It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Sun Chemical or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed contract on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered property of Sun Chemical and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired.

Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City