Disciplined Electrical Engineer

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Jun 18, 2022


External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.



The Disciplined Electrical Engineer: Manufacturing Technology and Safety position will focus on developing electrical standards and processes to improve electrical safety across our manufacturing sites and partners. This individual will assess the status of sites and create a strategy for moving each site to the developed standards.  Additionally, this role will provide electrical support to the production departments as directed by supervision; perform skilled electrical/electronic design duties requiring the use of design techniques, theory principles, and technical knowledge to meet various FMC guardian committee and other EHS related standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Includes the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop strong network across FMC sites and act as the electrical safety subject matter expert (SME)
  • Drive technical discipline/excellence through the development, implementation, and improvement our electrical safety inspections, tests, and preventative maintenance programs (ITPM) 
  • Validate electrical classification for processing areas and infrastructure; gain alignment with stie and process safety department
  • Identify and ensure industry best practices for electrical safety (PSM and Life Critical Standards) are leveraged across FMC
  • Ensure/provide SME support for PHA quality reviews, new equipment installations and incident investigations as needed and support development and sharing of corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence as requested
  • Mentor and coach site electrical engineers in specification of electrical equipment ensuring best technology is deployed in new capital projects and process modifications (especially when modification result from a PHA)
  • Develop and implement electrical equipment integrity programs to ensure the reliable operation of electrical equipment.
  • Interpret industry (OSHA, API, NEMA, NFPA, IEEE, PIPS etc) and FMC company standards to validate compliance




  • Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving complex electrical problems.
  • Experience with power systems analysis including short circuit and load flow studies, protection system coordination, motor starting studies, and arc flash analysis.
  • Proficient experience with Management of Change processes including design, process safety reviews, construction, and commissioning processes.
  • Proficient experience with knowledge of OSHA, FMC standards, such as the National Electric Code, NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in The Work Place), NFPA 70B (Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance), API standards, IEEE, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with area classification development and the application and installation of electrical equipment per the area classification requirements.
  • Innovative thinking excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Six Sigma Green Belt/DPS Expert certification preferred
  • PSM Training and PE license is preferred
  • Ability to write technical reports summarizing test results, calculations and recommendations.
  • Travel requirements: 25% to 50%



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Minimum 12+ years’ experience.



  • Adaptive
  • Strategic
  • Leadership
  • Inclusive
  • Accountable
  • Innovative


EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com


Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment.  Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.






Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia