Electrical Engineer - Product Development in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Description

As an Engineer for Milwaukee you will be located at our Corporate & Global Design Headquarter in Brookfield, WI. You will work in a fast-paced environment to innovate new products as a member of a cross-functional team. One of the most rewarding aspects of the job is seeing a product you designed from concept to production in the hands of professionals. Domestic and international travel opportunities are available and sometimes required. Overseas, you will have the opportunity to work with Chinese engineering counterparts as well as meet with suppliers in other areas of Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create test regimens for components and assemblies within scope of the project and organization.
  • Track projects to ensure adherence to schedule and the Milwaukee process.
  • Schedule, develop agendas for, facilitate and document technical meetings and formal presentations.
  • Draw concise, logical, written conclusions from experiments based on data analysis.
  • Develop and maintain familiarity and understanding of Milwaukee's development and manufacturing processes.
  • Work with and establish trusting relationships with engineers throughout Asia and the world.
  • Design, prototype, test and troubleshoot embedded electronics including hardware and firmware.
  • Use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, e-loads and data acquisition systems.
  • Design to and qualify new designs to applicable regulatory standards such as UL, CEC, CE and ANSI.
  • Provide engineering support on low to mid-level complexity projects.

Power Tool Electronics Design - New Product Development

  • Apply a manufacturing mindset to designs in order to effectively and efficiently mass produce products while using expertise to elevate others.
  • Quickly identify tradeoffs and solutions to problems in order to resolve in a high urgency environment.
  • Ability and drive to continue digging for root cause failure analysis after all obvious ideas are exhausted.
  • High level of attention to detail in order to provide technical confidence products are ready for mass production.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field.
  • 2+ years of experience in related design field.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a hands-on attitude.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Power Point.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time is required (travel includes Domestic and International).
  • High interest in tools of the trade.
  • Good understanding of C programming, especially relating to microcontroller peripherals and related development tools and processes.
  • Good understanding of analog and digital system tradeoffs and design, especially related to signal integrity and noise analysis.
  • Familiarity with using schematic capture, PCB layout software, SPICE and knowledge of industry best practices.


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