Electrical Design Engineer II in Marengo, IL at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 8/2/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Electrical Design Engineer II position will be responsible for the development of new products (platform or Customer Lead Opportunity - CLO) that meet performance, cost, and quality requirements.  Along with other responsibilities, this position will also generate clear technical documentation and procedures that can be referenced by other design, manufacturing, or quality engineers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support existing products through cost reduction, failure analysis, application solution and product derivatives.
  • Provide drawing and documentation approval for simple to medium complexity components and processes
  • Provide recommendations with corresponding documentation to engineering manager or project team for complex components and processes
  • MRB dispositioning (Material Review Board)
  • Use of computer-aided design analysis tools to optimize designs in an efficient manner
  • Position requires 5-10% travel

Expected Outcomes

  • Meeting TG2 contract deliverables (launch OTD, product & project cost and quality metrics)
  • Deliver designs that meet VOC and VOP (voice of process) inputs and requirements
  • Product and process design documentation that leverages reference designs and best practices enabling design traceability
  • Review existing designs to support selection of alternate designs and components while maintaining original design intent features and functions.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking – identifies patterns across data or situations that are not obviously related
  • Communication – listens to others and creates clarity through verbal and written communications
  • Customer Focus – clearly articulates customer needs to drive customer satisfaction; provides excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Decision Making – makes timely and informed decisions that consider the facts, constraints, risks, and likely impacts
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – actively seeks out and recognizes opportunities that help company grow, improve, and evolve
  • Organizational Effectiveness – effectively navigates organizational structures and drives momentum to achieve desired outcomes
  • Problem Solving – methodically defines, investigates, and executes effective solutions

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 4-year degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering or other related discipline
  • 3 years required experience
  • Ability to perform design calculations
  • Use of computer-aided design tools. Altium Designer and MPLAB tool experience desirable
  • Understanding of design requirement, part function and manufacturing principles
  • Ability to facilitate a technical discussion with internal and external customers (application or spec review and VOC)
  • Ability to solve moderately complex problems

Physical Demand and Work Environment

Physical Demands - while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.   

Work Environment – The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Must be willing to travel by all forms of transportation.  Position requires 5-10% travel.

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