Electrical Engineer II
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer II
Electrical Engineer II at ITW
**Electrical Engineer II** ITW Food Equipment Group
Food Service Division
Electrical Engineer II
Business Unit – Vulcan Steam Cooking
Salary Grade ITW 08E
Exempt - FLSA
**Scope & Function:**
+ The Electrical Engineer (EE) reports to the Business Unit Manager (BUM) and is the lead electrical engineer for the Vulcan Steam Cooking business unit.
+ A key member of the electro-mechanical design team, the EE is responsible for new kettle, braising pan and steamer control development while freely supporting daily sales and manufacturing activities.
+ The EE will design power and control circuits for new and existing food service equipment including component sizing and selection and the creation and revision of electrical schematics.
+ Additional responsibilities include wire harness design, prototyping and testing, troubleshooting, compliance testing and documentation in addition to new product and technology development.
+ Strong project management skills and an ability to work independently in both an office and lab environment are required to achieve product development milestones as well as cost reduction and growth targets.
+ Self-motivated, the EE should be curious, inventive and creative with a proven record of developing new technologies based on customer feedback and market insight.
+ Working with a wide range of suppliers and internal resources, including corporate engineers, the EE is an extension of the business unit and must possess a solid business acumen and strong communication skills.
+ Together with the BUM and other design team members, the EE will actively shape the innovation roadmap while setting development priorities as part of the annual Long Range Plan (LRP) process.
**Skills / Ability** :
+ Professional presence, trustworthy and independent.
+ Proven experience designing control and power circuits for food service equipment with commercial, industrial or related equipment experience considered.
+ Deep knowledge of commercial cooking standards including UL-Standard 197 and NSF/ANSI Standard 4.
+ Capable of leading multiple projects simultaneously requiring supplier coordination and hands-on testing and troubleshooting in the lab.
+ Strong results orientation embraces the 80/20 principle with a keen focus on achievement.
+ Schematic design and wiring diagram experience required in addition to familiarity with mechanical design practices and data acquisition software to support lab testing efforts.
+ Routinely uses spreadsheets and other analytical tools to accelerate timelines and exceed expectations.
+ Team player that supports co-workers and other internal customers.
+ Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment where all employees make informed decisions with known risks understood and shared by all.
+ Lead electrical engineering functions for the business unit including design, layout, testing and evaluation of electrical and electro-mechanical devices and systems.
+ Update existing heating, power and control systems to improve efficiency while reducing costs, and minimizing both customer maintenance efforts and warranty expense.
+ Pioneer altogether new cooking technologies, including advanced controls and heating systems, to further strengthen Vulcan’s position as an innovator within the food service equipment industry.
+ Manage and continuously improve in-house testing procedures for all lines of Steam Cooking equipment to improve product quality and worker safety.
+ Maintain electrical BOM’s ensuring that standard costing files are updated while reviewing and documenting engineering change requests as appropriate.
+ Manage code compliance activities for new and existing products including UL, Energy Star and state level submissions and maintain required documentation.
+ Collaborate with other design team members to develop written instructions and manuals for installation, setup, operation and troubleshooting of Steam Cooking equipment.
+ Identify and coordinate Toolbox cost reduction activities related to electrical and heating components sharing ideas for component and product line simplification (PLS).
+ Coordinate development efforts with suppliers and in-house personnel to minimize time-to- market while ensuring that Stage Gate milestones are completed.
+ Manage patent applications in conjunction with ITW’s internal legal team to ensure that filings are submitted as necessary while participating in regular technology review meetings.
+ As requested, work with and support other ITW Food Equipment Group operations to develop and improve new cooking technologies.
+ Learn and embrace the ITW Business Culture to strengthen our unique ITW Competitive Edge.
**Electrical Engineer II**
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
5+ Years control circuit design in a food service, commercial or industrial equipment manufacturing environment with hands-on development experience required.
**Physical Requirements / Working Conditions- Office and Plant Floor environments** :
Travel approximately 10% of the time.
Based in Troy, OH
Salary expectations: $60,000 to $80,000 annually
Deadline for responses will be March 17, 2017
Company:Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Location:Troy, OH, 45373, USA
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