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Electrical Engineer

Company: Getman Corporation.
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION: Electrical Engineer LOCATION: Bangor and Kalamazoo, MI RATE: Commensurate with experience JOB SUMMARY The Electrical Engineer will design, develop and support electrical systems for mining vehicles. A successful Electrical Engineer will have a background in the design of electrical systems, selection / integration of components to meet system requirements, and a demonstrated ability to assist in troubleshooting control systems. This position involves working in a dynamic design environment co-located with our manufacturing plant, requiring the ability to apply both theoretical knowledge and practical experience while working with teammates to produce high quality products for mining vehicle applications. RESPONSIBILITIES Design vehicle electrical systems to meet requirements of customized orders.
Design major parts and assemblies, utilizing CAD tools (Zuken, SolidWorks 3D, SolidWorks Electrical and Draftsight) to ensure proper form, fit, and function of design.
Prepare calculations for design adequacy in areas of component design.
Determine root cause and resolution of vehicle integration problems on the production floor.
Prepare and/or check bills of material, create new part numbers, and manage engineering change orders.
Use knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete designs.
Exercise ingenuity to solve problems without extensive supervision.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Meet deadlines while completing each job thoroughly and accurately.
Use foresight to identify and minimize risks associated with vehicle operations or maintenance.
Maintain a positive working relationship with Getman Corporation employees to ensure a cooperative and productive work environment. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering field from an accredited university (with strong knowledge in electric system and circuits).
Entry level (1-4 years) with potential of expanding position/responsibilities for candidates with additional experience.
Programming experience is highly desired (PLC, MATLAB, Danfoss PLUS1 or similar)
Previous hands-on experience with electrical equipment, either through previous employment, personal interests, or other non-engineering positions. SKILLS, TALENTS AND/OR CHARACTERISTICS Thorough understanding of electrical circuits and system functions.
Candidates must have excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.
Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments.
Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or hobbies.
Knowledge of electronic components such as microcontrollers, PLCs, etc. and vehicle CANbus is beneficial.
Understanding of manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement processes is beneficial. IND123

Keywords: Getman Corporation., Kalamazoo , Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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