Engineer III - Electrical

at Tyson Foods in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

At Tyson Foods, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required to enter Tyson facilities.

En Tyson Foods, la seguridad de los miembros de nuestro equipo es nuestra principal prioridad. Por esa razón, los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra COVID-19 como condición de empleo. Se requerirá la verificación de la vacuna para ingresar a las instalaciones de Tyson.

Job Details:

**This role can be done from any of our Prepared Foods locations. Please see list of locations below the Job Description.


The primary responsibility of this position is to support the scope and budget generation, design, construction, and project management of large-scale capital projects within the Prepared Foods manufacturing and the Warehousing & Transportation networks.

This position will report directly to the Director, Engineering with Discipline Engineering responsibilities and will focus primarily on Electrical Engineering functions.


+ Electrical subject matter expert for Prepared Foods group.

+ Stay current with National Electrical Code (NEC) revisions – is the NEC authority and interpreter for the Prepared Foods group.

+ Work closely with the Prepared Foods Controls Engineering Team on project scope, design, equipment submittal reviews and implementation.

+ Oversee plant Arc Flash Hazard Analysis program and review corrective actions with plant personnel.

+ Liaise with utility companies and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) regarding additions and modifications to manufacturing facility electricity supplies.

+ Review and analyze electrical utility bills and rate structures and perform load studies.

+ Oversee integration of control and safety systems between individual pieces of production equipment.

+ Assist manufacturing facilities with advanced electrical trouble shooting.

+ Oversee plant power quality studies and prepare plans and budgets for corrective actions.

+ Ensure projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the organization’s established policies and objectives while meeting all code and regulatory requirements.

+ Establish and maintain Electrical specifications, standards, and other technical information including innovative technologies to improve sustainability and energy efficiency.

+ Analyze system performance and develop improvement and energy conservation opportunities.

+ As needed, provide electrical designs for new projects, evaluate existing electrical systems, and recommend changes or additions as deemed necessary, prepare cost estimates and implementation plans.

+ Interface daily with Prepared Foods Engineers, Plant, and Warehouse/Transportation network team members.

+ Monitor, report, and distribute reporting metrics to cross-functional teams regarding the status and progress of team projects.

+ Review project CIRs for validity, scope, design QA, and network impact.

+ Review electrical drawing and bid submittals and assist in performing technical bid analyses.

+ Review project metrics for reasonableness, improve project control through process improvement and user training.

+ Guide and assist operations and engineering teams to adhere to Tyson Prepared Foods Engineering design specifications.

+ Create ad-hoc reports, analyses, and presentations as requested/needed.

+ Assist manufacturing facilities with advanced electrical system troubleshooting.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ EDUCATION: Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, PE license preferred

+ EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3-5 years of applicable engineering experience with food industry experience preferred.

+ COMPUTER SKILLS: Advanced knowledge and working use of computer programs, including spreadsheets, databases.

+ COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to communicate and report out to Managers, VPs, SVPs, and the Prepared Foods Leadership Team on an as needed basis.

+ PREFERRED COMPUTER SKILLS: CAD, Revit, and/or other design software systems


+ Must be capable of working on multi-faceted electrical projects of any magnitude.

+ Demonstrated repeated ability to complete electrical projects on time and on budget.

+ Detail oriented individual with strong analytical skills.

+ Ability to work independently with minimal direction. Strong organizational and time management skills.

+ Influential leadership skills a must.


Up to 50%, multi-day stays required; overnight stays required; ability to egress uneven surfaces in construction and plant environments safely and easily.

Prepared Foods Locations:

Original Philly PA

Vineland NJ

Sanford NC

Fayetteville AR

Portland IN

Rome GA

Warren MI

Enid OK

Council Bluffs IA

Waterloo IA

Hutchinson KS

Dallas TX

North Richland Hills TX

Houston TX

Vernon TX

Omaha NE

Kansas City KS

New London WI

St Joseph MO

Zeeland MI

Concordia MO

Claryville KY

Amherst OH

Cincinnati OH

Caseyville IL

Claremont NC

Portland ME

Haltom City TX

Storm Lake IA

Newbern TN

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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At Tyson Foods, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required to enter Tyson facilities.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose ( .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.

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Job Posting: JC198810608

Posted On: Dec 02, 2021

Updated On: Jan 28, 2022