Electrical Engineer (Electric Vehicles)

Date: Sep 16, 2023

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit www.doveresg.com.


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.



Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group – Heil Environmental

Location:  Fort Payne, AL

Reports to:  Senior Service Manager

Department:  After Market Field Service


Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer with hands-on experience working with electrical vehicles and batteries? We are currently hiring an Electrical Engineer for our Revamp product line, the first 100% electric on-route refuse body with its own independent battery. As the Electrical Engineer, create and execute design changes of varying degrees of complexity by ensuring that performance parameters are met while meeting quality target.  This position is responsible for creation and maintenance of product designs. Primary duties include assisting in the completion of engineering design projects, production support, troubleshooting, and continuous design improvements.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Apply and demonstrate engineering design best practices and value engineering during project development.
  • Review and approve electrical design standards and specifications.
  • Ensure design in compliance with design criteria, standards and specifications as well as local codes and regulations.
  • Ensure procurement packages are in compliance with design criteria, standards and specifications.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain design standards, guides, and procedures.
  • Review ECRs, ECOs, and Custom orders for accuracy and respond to NCRs (Non-Compliance Reports).
  • Communicate change orders and execute change management processes.
  • Support operator and maintenance training and provide technical support for daily plant operations by assuring that product performance parameters are met.
  • Supervise supplier design and control of supplier interface and the co-ordination of interfaces with other engineering disciplines.
  • Maintain a strong focus on quality, cost, and overall customer value.
  • Lead and complete continuous improvement design projects.
  • Act as a key point of feedback for engineering processes and standards to assure that world class warranty levels are achieved.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineers, and suppliers to drive prioritization and resolution of technical issues.
  • Travel up to 15% and maintain a flexible work schedule during critical stages of development projects.



What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; or related degree and experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years; experience required; preferably working with electric vehicles
  • 2+ years of engineering experience in the electrical engineering disciplines in a heavy manufacturing environment by employing DFMA (Design for Manufacturing and Assembly).
  • Working knowledge of FMVSS and ANSI rules pertaining to Electrical Systems and Vehicle Design.
  • Working knowledge of SAE practices related to J1939 and J1455 recommended practices.
  • Strong working experience with common programming tools such as Programmable Controllers, Embedded Controllers and CodeSys.
  • Experience within the Mining Equipment, Heavy Construction Equipment or other related industries will be given special consideration.
  • Experience in the design and application of Robotics, Advanced Hydraulics, and Controls Systems is heavily desired.
  • Proven track record of employing a product development process and project management skills to lead a cross-functional team in the execution and launch of design changes.
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving skills and employ a process such as 6-Sigma or another structured method to solve complex problems.
  • Demonstrate work experience requiring multi-tasking capabilities in a “fast paced” work environment.
  • Self-starter and fast paced but still highly detailed and accurate with project management capabilities such as being goal oriented while being able to identify high priority, critical path tasks.
  • Results oriented focus with a high level of accountability.



Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships 

Customer Impact 

Results Driven 



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

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