Electrical Design Engineer - Direct Hire!



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Milwaukee Engineering - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI 53212



Job Description

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

We are currently seeking to fill a key Electrical Design Engineer position for a highly respected global heavy equipment manufacturer. Our winning candidate will be a key member of an experienced engineering team and will play a key role in the development for a variety of construction equipment product lines which are Designed & Built in the USA!

This is a full-time/permanent position that will have high visibility within the engineering ranks of this company, which should be a plus for qualified & career minded candidates looking for a challenging role that also provides the opportunity for future advancement. Other perks include casual work attire, flexible and non-traditional work week schedules, health and well-being programs including an onsite gym, and many competitive benefits that will get you excited to choose our client as your next employer.

What You Will Do:

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will assist in the design and implementation of both current product optimization and new product development. You will work with the electrical and software development team (as well as additional stakeholders such as product management, manufacturing, and purchasing) to see projects through from conception to production, and beyond.


* Create and maintain electrical schematics and wire harness drawings

* Assist in the definition of software functions (machine control and HMI)

* Acquire and analyze electrical system data

* Research and understand the applicable industry and government standards (ISO, SAE, etc.)


* Supports the creation of machine documentation (schematics, manuals, training, troubleshooting)

* Create and manage software requirement documentation

* Create and manage testing documentation

Product Support:

* Provide hands on manufacturing support to keep production schedule on time

* Work with field technicians and support services to investigate and resolve customer concerns

Product Testing:

* Define testing requirements for new software functions (machine control and HMI)

* Use data acquisition equipment to collect performance information

* Create test setups for functional validation

* Evaluate results and determine/coordinate appropriate issue resolution

* Troubleshoot issues as they arise during prototyping


Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

* 5+ years design engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

* Proficient knowledge of electronic circuit design, components, systems, and controls

* Practical knowledge of data acquisition (discrete signals and CAN)

* Practical knowledge of communication protocols (CAN, UDS, J1939)

* Practical CAD software experience AutoCAD Electrical, Solidworks

* Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

* Prior experience with construction and/or industrial equipment

* Prior experience with the following CAD tools: AutoCAD Electrical, Solidworks

* Prior experience with following software development tools: JIRA, Confluence, Vector CANalyzer

* Familiarity with C programming and/or Sontheim MDT Authoring Tool is a plus