Motor Engineer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 9/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 9/12/2020

Job Description

Milwaukee Tool (Milwaukee) is seeking an experienced Motor engineer to join our team to focus on New Product Development.

About Us

Milwaukee is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of heavy-duty, portable electric power tools, accessories and hand tools for professional users worldwide.

Since its founding in 1924, Milwaukee has focused on a single vision: To produce the best heavy-duty electric power tools and accessories available to the professional user. Today, the Milwaukee name stands for the highest quality, most durable and most reliable professional tools money can buy.

Milwaukee continues to set industry standards, targeting professional tool users of all types with a product line that includes more than 500 tools, 3,500 accessories and 200 hand tools. Throughout its history, Milwaukee's commitment to quality has remained steadfast. Quality is instilled using state-of-the-art technologies and sophisticated manufacturing techniques.

Milwaukee offers generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k matching. Milwaukee also provides an excellent working environment that includes an on-site cafeteria, state of the art fitness facility, recreational sports leagues and company outings.

Day in the Life

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. Milwaukee Tool has a global footprint with product design & manufacturing locations spanning the US, Mexico, Europe and 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 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.
  • Make basic motor design changes to existing brushed and blushless DC motors and AC universal motors to optimize performance tailored to product requirements.
  • Execute test plans to verify motor performance and thermal limits.
  • Develop basic understanding of electromagnetic design of motor laminations.
  • Develop the ability to perform root cause failure analysis of motor test failures.
  • Develop basic understanding of motor controls, battery technology, vibration and sound analysis.
  • Develop the ability to perform electromagnetic motor analysis and understand the underlying motor theory.
  • Develop a basic understanding of motor component design and their manufacturing processes.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar field.
  • 1-4 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.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn basic motor theory of Brushless and Brushed PMDC and AC motors.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn electromagnetic motor analysis, motor assembly and motor component design/manufacturing.
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