Principal Electronics Engineer - Motor Control in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 11/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 11/11/2020

Job Description

The Principal Electrical Engineer leads and manages a team of engineers focused on developing and delivering cutting edge motor control for power tools.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategic roadmap planning for motor control based power tool features, resource allocation and scope management, project management, oversight of technical review / design decisions, including working in a team environment as a technical leader with embedded system / firmware engineers, product development engineers, and marketing
  • Manage and motivate the team to deliver on highly technical projects
  • Mentor and coach the team in engineering best practices including task management, Gannt charts, root cause analysis, and presentation skills
  • Ensure the team is given the time and resources required to succeed by creating and managing robust project schedules and resource plans with converged project scope
  • Assess the product roadmap and set control development strategy for achieving key new power tool features
  • Effectively identify, converge, and communicate major technical & management issues to upper management in a clear, concise, and timely manner while driving appropriate actions
  • Bring a strong technical understanding of sensor application design and best practices to the organization
  • Help lead training & continuous improvement efforts of Milwaukee's electronic design processes and best practices
  • Lead & grow the team to increase project capacity while maintaining exemplary performance
  • Manage and delivery on individual projects

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field required(Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred)
  • 7+ years of experience in embedded design motor control design
  • Experience with model-based control development utilizing hardware in-the-loop systems such as dSPACE
  • 2+ years of leadership experience
  • Familiarity with inverter design and gate driver topologies; electric machine design; voltage and current sensing techniques and technology
  • Experience and familiarity with C/C++
  • Experience designing and developing real-time control systems
  • Some familiarity with machine learning is a plus
  • Highly motivated self-starter e
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestic and international)
  • High interest in tools of the trade
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