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Electrical Engineer
Minneapolis, MN

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$110,000 - $140,000 / yr



Senior Electrical Engineer

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will play a crucial role in executing electrical engineering and control system design for both commercial products and new product development value streams. Here are the key responsibilities:

  1. System Design and Analysis:

    • Analyze machine functional requirements and translate them into appropriate automation solutions.
    • Create detailed product specifications, perform calculations, design and test prototype assemblies, and create panel layouts, BOMs, and electrical schematics.
  2. Design Leadership:

    • Lead design review meetings before releasing assemblies to production.
    • Guide a team of electrical engineers (2-4) by providing daily guidance, delegating work, and offering mentorship.
  3. Subject Matter Expertise:

    • Serve as a subject matter expert in machine control systems.
    • Identify opportunities for cost reduction, lead time reduction, performance enhancements, networking, standardization, and obsolescence management.
  4. Process Improvement:

    • Identify efficiency gains across the Engineering Department.
    • Develop standard working procedures for the electrical engineering team and ensure their adoption.
  5. Project Management:

    • Report project status to the Manager upon request.
    • Identify projects falling behind schedule and propose corrective actions.
  6. Collaboration:

    • Assist production planning and the Manager in estimating design hours and personnel requirements.
    • Participate in application order reviews, strategy meetings, cost reviews, and build-review meetings.
  7. Problem Solving:

    • Assist assembly and machine validation teams in solving problems.
    • Support the Service Department with field issues, including travel to customer sites.
  8. Technical Content:

    • Advise the technical publications team on electrical engineering content related to sequence of operations, maintenance, schematics, HMI, and safety.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in Electrical/Controls Engineering or related field.
  • AutoCAD Electrical experience (minimum one year).
  • Working knowledge of Allen-Bradley automation products, NEC NFPA-70, safety risk assessment, and machinery compliance.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and leadership skills.


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