Electrical Engineer

Thomaston, Connecticut, United States

SNAPSHOT

  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Never
  • 5-7 years
  • US Citizen

Job Description

The successful candidate will provide technical support and product design for the development of AC & DC rotating equipment ensuring the company's leadership position in the market.

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Development of electrical simulations that show a path of compliance toward meeting customer performance requirements.
  • Presentation of engineering calculations for proof of concept.
  • Review of existing products to determine if a customer solution already exists within the business
  • Providing production data and technical support for the quoting and build of rotating machines.
  • Leading within a cross-functional environment to define the needs and develop solutions to meet customer requirements within the boundaries of the project.
  • Test oversight to ensure that performance is met as defined by the project.
  • Report writing as necessary for root cause failure analysis.
  • Providing guidance in prototype testing of concept ideas.
  • Entering manufacturing and design data as necessary for production build within existing ERP system.

Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel may be required (<20%)

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have, but not limited to, the following developed skills:

  • The ability to perform basic through advanced Electrical and Electromagnetic Engineering calculations to solve complex problems involving influences from the electrical, mechanical and thermal engineering disciplines.
  • Basic understanding of thermal and fluid dynamics to aid in temperature control of the product.
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering understanding to assess strengths and weaknesses of existing and new products.
  • Basic Rotor Dynamics understanding for the determination of limits of rotating components such as shafts and bearings, including natural frequency and deflection at speed and temperature.
  • Knowledge of material sciences to confirm strengths and weaknesses of parts.
  • Equivalent circuit methodologies.
  • Analytical motor performance calculators, preferably RMxprt.
  • 3D CAD Simulation - FEA and/or FVM analysis with ANSYS, Maxwell.
  • 3D CAD Modelling - preferably SolidWorks.
  • 2D CAD Detailing - preferably SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge and application of FMEA and DFMEA methods
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 application of dimensions and geometric tolerancing.
  • Understanding of Enterprise Data Management system processes, preferably SolidWorks EPDM.
  • MRP/ERP data entry.

Education / Experience:

  • BSEE with a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience in product design and providing technical guidance, instruction and sales support in rotating machinery disciplines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of motors, generators and switchgear operation, construction and testing.
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficient knowledge and use of MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in a LEAN environment a PLUS!
  • Good oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must possess the ability to build peer relationships as well as work independently.
  • Must be action oriented, ethical in value, and have a strong customer focus.

Physical / Safety Requirements:

  • Spends approximately 70% of time working at a desk in an office environment.
  • Spends about 30% of time on work away from the desk, including going out onto the shop floor and discussing manufacturing issues with Manufacturing Department personnel.
  • Must wear eye protection and any other required personal protective equipment while on the shop floor

 

IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be shared with the client along with the resume. Candidates without a proper write-up will not be forwarded to the client.

Questions from the employer


You will need to answer the following questions when you apply to this job.

  • IMPORTANT: Introductory Note - We require each candidate to have a brief summary submitted with the resume that will improve the chances of the hiring manager reviewing your resume and moving you forward in the hiring process. This is an opportunity for you to shine! Make it brief, concise and relevant to the requirements listed above. You have free text box on the line below to type and submit your Introductory Note.
  • Have you included a short, detail summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description in the Introductory Note field?
  • You Must Have Product Design experience?
  • Do you have basic understanding of thermal and fluid dynamics?
  • Do you have experience in a LEAN environment?
  • Do you have a BS in EE with a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience in product design and providing technical guidance, instruction and sales support in rotating machinery disciplines?
  • Have you demonstrated knowledge of motors, generators and switchgear operation, construction and testing?
  • Do you have ANSYS?