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Electrical Engineer

Location: MI

Job Type: Perm

The Electrical Engineer will design, develop and support products which rely upon electric actuation for functionality.  A successful Electrical Engineer will have a background in the design of vehicle electrical systems, selection / integration of components to meet system requirements, and a demonstrated ability to assist in troubleshooting control systems. This position involves working in a dynamic design environment co-located with our manufacturing plant, requiring the ability to flex both theoretical knowledge and practical experience while working with teammates to produce high quality products for mining vehicle applications.


  • Maintain a positive working relationship with employees to ensure a cooperative and productive work environment.
  • Design of electrical systems to meet requirements of customized vehicle orders.
  • Design of major parts and assemblies, utilizing CAD (Draftsight, SolidWorks Electrical and SolidWorks 3D) to ensure proper form, fit, and function of design.
  • Preparation of calculations for design adequacy in areas of component design.
  • Determination of root cause and resolution of vehicle integration problems on the production floor.
  • Prepare and/or check bills of material, create new part numbers, and manage engineering change orders.
  • Use knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete designs.
  • Exercise ingenuity to solve problems without extensive supervision.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Meet deadlines while completing each job thoroughly and accurately.
  • Use foresight to identify and minimize risks associated with vehicle operations or maintenance.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering field from an accredited university (with strong knowledge in electric system and circuits).
  • At least three years of experience with potential of expanding position/responsibilities for candidates with seven or more years of experience.
  • Previous hands on experience with electrical equipment, either through previous employment, personal interests, or other non-engineering positions.

Skills, Talents and/or Characteristics

  • Thorough understanding of electrical circuits and system functions.
  • Candidates must have excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or hobbies.
  • Knowledge of electronic components such as Micro controllers, PLCs, etc. and vehicle CANbus is beneficial.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement processes is beneficial.



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