Electrical Engineer II

Date: Sep 5, 2021

Location: Madison, IN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Warn Automotive is a world leader in driveline disconnect technology. Our heritage comes from making WWII surplus Jeeps easier to drive on the road with the first unlocking hubs. We continue today by making disconnects for cars, trucks, and SUVs around the world. These trusted technologies come from years of innovation and listening to our customer's needs. We have a bright future ahead so come join our growing team at Warn Automotive.

Position Summary:  The Electrical Engineer II position is responsible for creating engineering solutions and making technical decisions in electric circuit design, software design, and product or process implementation to satisfy customer requirements.  Selection and application of standard engineering principles and procedures as well as innovative and collaborative problem solving to achieve business results is expected.  Will work in collaboration with a range of resources and disciplines to introduce and maintain products or processes.  Will be accountable for milestone completion of several simultaneous projects.


Essential Job Functions Include:


  • May be assigned responsibility for large or small projects that make a significant impact on company business results.  May be responsible for multiple large projects simultaneously.
  • Responsible for analog and digital circuit design, software development, and systems integration to meet customer, cost, and quality requirements.
  • Work collaboratively on multi-discipline teams to design, launch, and maintain products.
  • Document compliance to requirements, standards, and directives as required.
  • Contribute to product innovation and intellectual property.
  • Coordinate the efforts of team members to assure successful completion of project milestones.
  • Technical problem solving and troubleshooting, both individually and in collaboration with a team.
  • Works with customer’s project engineers on technical details.
  • May be assigned engineering maintenance responsibilities for major product lines.
  • Hands-on work in workshop environment.  Able to use wide range of shop tools.
  • May participate in recruiting and selection of candidates to fill job positions.
  • Work safely and without injury.
  • Performs other various duties as assigned.


Critical Short-Term Objectives or Critical Aspects of Role Next 2-3 Years:


  • Understand and successfully use engineering tools including circuit design, software development, and Product Lifecycle Management tools.
  • Learn design fundamentals and electrical engineering details of product line.
  • Make significant contribution to product maintenance and/or product innovation.


Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Four years of analog and digital circuit design and analysis experience.  Prefer Altium Designer and SPICE experience.
  • Four years of software development experience.  Prefer experience in device embedded software in C programming language.
  • Four years’ experience in collaborative product development and meeting customer requirements.


Key Dover Competencies:


  • Customer Impact: Creates value for customers addressing known and unknown needs.  Knows and understands all aspects of the global market, including: economics (regulatory issues, corporate compliance, etc.), products and services, channels, the customers and their end-markets.
  • Self-Awareness and Personal Development: Role models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness; accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while working to overcome weaknesses.
  • Results Driven: Produces results that exceed Dover’s strategic objectives via a combination of planning and implementation, while living the Dover Values.


Availability Requirements:

Due to the nature and scope of the essential functions of this position, the importance of personal interactions with coworkers and employees, and the availability of job-related tools, equipment and resources at work, performance of the essential functions requires regular, consistent availability, accessibility, and presence on-site and after-hours. 


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out of area travel may be expected.


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:


  • Working knowledge of the below systems or tools:
    • electro-mechanical devices and controllers
    • PCB lay-out.
    • Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Electronics Failure Mode Analysis and Test Planning
    • Software and Firmware Failure Mode Analysis and Test Planning
    • Analytical modelling tools (Mathcad preferred)
  • Familiarity with electronics, automotive, and environmental standards.
  • Ability to build and debug prototypes by hand.
  • Ability to manage contract design and prototype services.
  • Familiarity with electronics manufacturing and Design for Manufacturability.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills commensurate with the job tasks and position necessary to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers while providing exceptional quality of work and outstanding customer service.  Ability to present information in a manner designed to educate or inform other team members and customers in one-on-one or group interactions as directed.
  • Ability to review, comprehend, interpret, process and evaluate effectively written work instructions and procedures written in English in conjunction with the performance of the essential functions and other assigned job duties.
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills including ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining a calm, rational and respectful demeanor and communication style in times of stress occasioned by work demands, tight timelines, heavy production expectations, unexpected quality control issues, and other work-related issues or concerns that may cause a heightened level of anxiety, frustration, anger, disappointment, confusion, etc.
  • Strong technical, trouble-shooting, problem solving, research, organizational and analytical skills, combined with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines.  Ability to multitask is also essential while remaining flexible with changing priorities and deadlines. 
  • Well-reasoned decision making with a high attention to detail regarding organization, planning, work flow, and project prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and accurately.
  • Highly ethical, self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and/or with limited direction, as well as cooperatively in a team environment, while consistently demonstrating collaborative, respectful and productive work habits.


Physical Requirements:


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Receive, understand, evaluate and appropriately respond to communications from employees, members of management, customers, vendors, and visitors using available technology, in person and in a public setting when necessary.
  • Work for extended periods of time in a stationary position daily while operating a computer and other tools and equipment in conjunction with completing required job tasks. 
  • Maintain professional and respectful communication style to ensure reactions and responses to both emergency and non-emergency situations serve as an example to others of appropriate workplace communications.
  • Provide intellectually sound and well-reasoned answers, recommendations and solutions to identified business problems, issues and/or questions.  Efficiently and quickly analyze, process, manipulate, and accurately record extensive amounts of data (some of which is technical in nature) and other information that serves as the basis for this position.
  • Move to, from and within the designated work area frequently and consistently throughout the work day and regularly throughout our building and/or across Warn-related property site locations, possibly during inclement weather.
  • Use a personal computer or other technology devices frequently and consistently for the purpose of reviewing, analyzing, creating, transmitting, and presenting documents, data and other business-related information.
  • Lift, transport and/or move up to 20 pounds of weight occasionally in the performance of regular duties.  Occasional bending, stooping, walking up and down stairs, standing on a step stool and kneeling may be required.

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.

This position may be located in: Milwaukie || Americas : United States : Indiana : Madison || Americas : United States : Oregon : Clackamas || Americas : United States : Oregon : Milwaukie || Americas : United States : Oregon : Portland

Sub Division : VSG Warn Automotive

Job Requisition ID : 38508

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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