Sr. Electrical Engineer

Laine Recruiting

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
  • Apply easily
Laine Recruiting is working with a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation assembly equipment. Their innovative solutions play an integral role in driving the future of technology and are used to build some of today's most advanced electronic products.

This is NOT a remote position and requires people to be onsite (commute or relocate) in the Rochester, NY, Binghamton, NY or Charlotte, NC areas. Sponsorship IS NOT available for this position.


As a member of the Central Engineering leadership team, a Sr. Electrical Engineer is accountable for the electrical design and support of company products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Owns Electrical Engineering designs. Drives sound technical design in electronic, electrical, electron-mechanical circuits and integrated systems.
  • Owns both product development and legacy electrical design. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the Product Development Process.
  • Drives sound technical solutions against performance objectives.
  • Authors functional specifications at the subsystem and system level.
  • Travels to satellite locations, customer, and technology partners will be required from time to time.
  • Participates in defining Electrical Engineering’s design, simulation, fabrication, analysis, measurement and verification toolsets.
  • Experienced in simulation and the use of data capture test gear.
  • Actively participates and may lead electrical design reviews. Fosters creative thought, as well as providing technical guidance, mentoring to less experienced electrical team members.
Education and Work Experience Requirements:
  • BS Electrical Engineering, MS preferred. PE License a plus
  • Ten + years of progressive technical design experience working in a team environment.
  • Proven experienced electrical/electronic engineer, that enjoys mechanized system control.
  • Proven experience addressing legacy technology and component obsolescence support.
  • A track record of success delivering system solutions in a cross functional engineering environment with projects that involve 20+ engineers and last periods of over 9 months from conception to validated delivery.
  • Experience in a capital equipment / automation hardware development environment is preferred.
  • Experience interfacing with customers in challenging situations.
  • Experience mentoring less experienced engineers is preferred.
Core Proficiencies and Skills:
  • Strong depth of technical knowledge and experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) control system architecture(s), (2) embedded system design, (3) AC and DC power distribution & systems, (4) digital and analog circuit design. Must have general knowledge and experience in all areas.
  • Must demonstrate the ability and passion for understanding complex electrical systems, troubleshooting, and being a champion for continued technology growth.
  • Strong experience working within cross functional development teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, software and systems engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate system level requirements down to subsystem design requirements and ultimately determine proper component selection and design approach.
  • Ability to develop and properly size within electrical system tolerance budgets.
  • Electrical design responsibility includes: VME and PC based control architectures, single and 3-phase power management, AC/DC power distribution, DC power supply design, AC/DC wiring, motion control systems, I/O management, machine and PCA level analog & digital circuit design.
  • Experience in the development of embedded systems utilizing ARM, DSP, FPGA, Memory, GPIO devices.
  • Experienced simulating and modeling digital and analog circuit designs.
  • Experienced in CAD tool sets for system and circuit board design schematics. i.e. Cadence, OrCad, AutoCad Electrical or equivalent.
  • Experienced in test and validation of electrical systems by establishing controlled tests and capturing/analyzing physical test data.
  • Familiarity with some or all of the following programming languages; C, C#, C++, Visual Basic, VHDL, PLC Ladder Logic.
  • Experienced with architectures and interfaces; EtherNET, EtherCAT, Firewire, SPI, CAN, VME, PC, RS485, RS232.
  • Knowledge of various fabrication methods as associated with electrical circuit board designs i.e. cabling, PCB fabrication, etc is preferred.
  • Experience developing and supporting a system design for regulatory compliance. i.e. CE, UL.
  • Hands on engineer that has a grasp of mechanized system design
  • Technical communication, writing and presentation skills are at a level to present complex designs at a detailed level, as well as being versatile to present in easy-to-understand ways.

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