Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Job description:

If you like the outdoors, the reward of designing consumer products, and a great team environment, this position is for you.
With new world class facilities, you will have access to state of the art equipment; whether spending time indoors or on the water product testing.
You will join a best-in-class team, with multiple new product awards spanning the last 30-plus years.
If you like fishing, it is an engineers dream job!

JOB SUMMARY
Recognized as a technical engineering expert by peers, cross-function teams and other employees throughout and across business units.
Provides technical solutions to complex problems, and provides technical leadership to project teams on design, implementation, product launches and technical issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides expert-level technical leadership to the business units engineering team throughout development and design phases, and additionally provides technical expertise to other business units throughout the organization. Interfaces with cross-functional teams and external resources to create synergy and alignment. Researches advanced technologies in the market, follows industry specific technology trends, and leads new product development. Identifies and executes research projects in support of product development projects. Works on diverse projects, acts as a technical lead and mentor advising design engineers throughout the project, and problem solves critical technical issues encountered. Provides expertise throughout the product lifecycle, from initial concept to a fielded product. Ensure successful implementation and resolution of any post launch issues. Answers difficult technical questions and solves complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Oversees and leads prototype generation. Evaluates prototype design, functionality, performance and reliability. Formulates and submits development, unit and tooling cost estimations. Ensures that all products have adequate written product specifications and meet specification requirements. Ensures prints, documentation, and testing verification methods are in place to properly source and approve the product. Reviews and documents technical feasibility evaluations, qualification, field and competitive testing to verify compliance to design. Reviews and communicates testing results and required corrective actions. Follows up to ensure compliance to corrective action plan. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Education: Master’s or Bachelors degree in engineering specially related to the candidates primary technical discipline.
Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 10 years experience in engineering with technical expertise in more than one or more areas of specialty and advanced design experience in product development.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Demonstrated skills and experience functioning as a technical expert and leader to ensure successful development and design and profitable products. Expertise in managing projects from concept development to implementation and evaluation. Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities to effectively provide direction, guidance and motivation to engineers (within business unit and across other business units throughout the organization). Expert level proficiency in engineering of relevant products or process development processes. Demonstrated success in delivering results on several technical challenges. Performance-focused, persistent, decision-making, open-minded, innovative/creative and target-oriented. Ability to organize and present complex technical and project management overviews without assistance. Demonstrated proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite products such as Work, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Demonstrates well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities, both within and outside the company. Skills in working effectively on cross-functional teams.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Master’s or Bachelors degree in engineering specially related to the candidate’s primary technical discipline.

Typically requires a minimum of 10 years experience in engineering with technical expertise in more than one or more areas of specialty and advanced design experience in product development.

Advanced background/experience to support hardware design for Motor Controllers.

Advanced background/experience to support Wireless controls, to include RF, BT and leading technologies

Advanced background/experience to support the design and fabrication of Permanent Magnet and Brushless DC motors

Advanced background/experience to support the design of Switch Mode Power Designs (DC marine battery chargers)

Advanced background in embedded C programming for 8, 16 or 32 bit microcontrollers

Advanced knowledge and skills in the design, evaluation and testing of electronic and/or electrical circuits and components.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Demonstrated skills and experience functioning as a technical expert and leader to ensure successful development and design and profitable products.

Expertise in managing projects from concept development to implementation and evaluation.

Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities to effectively provide direction, guidance and motivation to engineers (within business unit and across other business units throughout the organization).

Expert level proficiency in engineering of relevant products or process development processes. Demonstrated success in delivering results on several technical challenges.

Performance-focused, persistent, decision-making, open-minded, innovative/creative and target-oriented.

Ability to organize and present complex technical and project management overviews without assistance.

Demonstrated proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite products such as Work, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Demonstrates well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities, both within and outside the company.

Skills in working effectively on cross-functional teams.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

If you like the outdoors, the reward of designing consumer products, and a great team environment, this position is for you.
With new world class facilities, you will have access to state of the art equipment; whether spending time indoors or on the water product testing.
You will join a best-in-class team, with multiple new product awards spanning the last 30-plus years.
If you like fishing, it is an engineers dream job!

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : $ 140000

Salary Max : $ 145000

Currency Type : USD