Electrical Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Electric Machinery Company LLC, a division of WEG Electric Corp

Minneapolis, MN

Position: Electrical Engineer

Department: Engineering Department

Primary Objective of Position:

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for electrical design of motors, generators and magnetic drives. The Electrical Engineer reviews the customer and internal specifications to determine the machine size and selects the correct design to meet the customer applications. The Electrical Engineer creates the motor winding specifications, selects winding materials, and produces motor / generator data sheets and performance curves. The Electrical Engineer is involved in all stages of the customer order: sales, design, manufacturing, assembly, test, and field services. Provides close shop support to assure minimum cost and defect-free machines. Responsible for process improvements, reducing manufacturing costs, and enhance product quality. Also, the Electrical Engineer will be responsible for collaboration and sharing of best Electrical Engineering practices within the WEG Company.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter, able to organize and pursue broad objectives. Strong people skills and the ability to manage multiple, changing priorities. Support and implement process improvements which enhance the company�s responsiveness and profitability.
  • Provides support to Marketing/Sales on inquiries and new orders to assure technical and economic feasibility.
  • Completing projects in required time.
  • Select materials and purchased components to best meet customer requirements at the lowest cost.
  • Provide input to management for financial planning, capital planning, and product development.
  • Provide effective project management for product development.
  • Write and review specifications, Material Specifications, Process Specification, and project reports. Prepares technical reports in conjunction with project assignments. Maintains records of engineering data and test results.
  • Provide input and direction to engineers, drafters, and other support personnel as required to successfully complete projects.
  • Provide technical support to other departments, as required, resolving technical issues to meet special customer requirements.
  • Review manufacturing methods and determine the most efficient designs for manufacturability.
  • Provide technical direction in product development and make technical decisions based on sound engineering practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, evaluate, and solve complex issues of technical content with guidance and technical support
  • Able to perform and understand FEA analysis and develop design roles and guidelines (preferred)
  • Review customer�s specification and offer technical advice.
  • Electrical engineer must direct standardization and design rules for models that will substantially reduce design cost and time for products and systems.
  • Develop new engineering tools that facilitate the design process and reduce design lead times, insure calibration of design programs with test data.
  • Review Design Standard and Procedures to determine which standard need to be revised or new procedures as well as updating of old procedures.
  • Perform other activities related to the ones above as required by the Leader, Manager of Engineering, or Director of Engineering

  • BS degree in electrical engineering required from an accredited college or university. Specifically, coursework in motors, drives, power systems, and high voltage power electronics is preferred.
  • 0 - 7 years experience in the design or development of large motors and/or generators, or equal level of product complexity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering operating systems within the department and understanding of how engineering interfaces with other departments.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of any programing language (preferred)
  • Strong people skills and the ability to manage multiple and changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing both internally & with customers
  • Physical ability to travel freely within manufacturing and office facilities. This requires climbing stairs and moving over, around, and about shop machinery. Have the physical ability to lift and carry 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to travel worldwide on short notice

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