Senior Electrical High Voltage Engineer

Job Locations US-KY-Berea | US-KY-Berea
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Job Type
Full Time

Position Overview

Novelis is the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, producing an estimated 19 percent of the world's flat-rolled aluminum products. We work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, beverage can, automotive and high-end specialty markets.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Novelis has approximately 11,600 employees in 25 operating facilities on four continents and is investing close to $1.5 billion in global rolling and recycling expansions to meet the growing demand for our premium product.

The Novelis Berea, KY team is seeking a Senior Electrical High Voltage EngineerThe person in this role will report to the Associate EMRA Leader. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leadership, direction and support in the design and maintenance of electrical and automation systems and controls. The incumbent guides and advises the activities of others engaged in activities related to electrical engineering, reliability/maintenance, automation and controls.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Anticipate and lead capital projects from conceptual to implementation phases
  • Work in Level I and Level II (process automation) to meet the needs of the plant and personnel in a timely manner.
  • Assist and support the Information Technology department with regular maintenance and upgrade of PC’s, servers, software, and other associated equipment.
  • Lead or participate in root cause analysis to provide solutions and prioritize problems.
  • Resolve and implement automation solutions for monitoring of environmental regulations and process and/or system improvements.
  • Interact with internal customers to provide support, mentor, and needed assistance to meet safety, quality, reliability, and cost goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering-related subject
  • Minimum eight years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of high voltage electrical distribution systems.
  • Led major engineering projects
  • Manufacturing experience in an aluminum industry preferred
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills; ability to connect with all levels in the organization
  • Personal traits should include the ability to apply human relation skills to empower, train, understand, and develop others to attain the objectives
  • Desire to take initiative and develop a pro-active relationship with employees through follow-up, understanding their needs and encouraging a collaborative relationship
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize feature work; able lead multiple tasks at once without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Must be flexible and able to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Confirmed digital literacy with software applications proficiency, including Microsoft Office including SAP
  • Must also possess leadership skills to advise, lead and develop other personnel to accomplish personal, plant and corporate objectives

What We Offer: 

Novelis benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, driven in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your family’s well-being:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings accounts – Company Funded Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage
  • Paid vacation and competitive personal time off
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Retirement savings plans – medical and prescription drug coverage through private exchange
  • Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family
  • Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance


Location Profile

Novelis’ Berea facility is located in Berea Kentucky near Lexington. With 140 employees the recycling facility processes approximately 20 percent of all aluminum cans recycled in the United States each year – more than 750 million pounds. Berea is best known for its art festivals historic restaurants and buildings and as the home to Berea College and nearby Eastern Kentucky University. The recently built Kentucky Artisan Center hosts a wide variety of works by Kentucky artisans. In 2019 Novelis was named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management. The Berea team provides direct donations to more than 20 local organizations and schools including United Way Sustainable Berea Madison County Schools Eastern Kentucky University Berea College and Habitat for Humanity.


Novelis recognizes its hard-working and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.


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