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Electrical Engineer in Statesville, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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Job Description

Electrical Engineer (Direct-hire)
Statesville, NC

Summary:
Create and maintain engineered designs of assigned products, systems or components to be competitive in function, manufacturing, and marketability.  Assists other engineers, senior member, supervisor, or manager on projects including program plans, specification, design, analysis, prototype, testing, evaluation, pre-production, production, maintenance of the product thereafter, and special engineered sales orders.

Responsibilities:
Create and Maintain Engineered Designs:

  • Key engineer for engineering project. Lead and coordinate activities of team members consisting of engineers, designers, detailers, technicians.
  • Continued development of CAD skills and knowledge of company systems.
  • Create, modify and maintain the engineering design of assigned product systems and components.
  • Make feasibility studies for new products or product changes as directed.
  • Work with other departmental functions (service, production, tooling, marketing, dealers, etc.) in completion of assigned projects.
  • Investigate the effects of approval and use of out of specification or substitute materials or parts.
  • Write, direct, and analyze results of tests on prototypes and production machines.
  • Investigate customer complaints, concerns and requests.
  • Oversee and give direction to other product design personnel in completion of assigned designs.
  • Determine and apply new techniques, materials and procedures beneficial to assigned product designs.
  • Participate and assist in planning product specifications.
  • Provide all technical input for product literature, decal, technical manual, etc.
  • Assist in developing specifications, program plans, milestones, major reviews, schedule, etc. 
  • Work closely with suppliers in all technical matters.  Maintain contact throughout the project.
  • Identify areas requiring analysis. Follow good engineering practices and develop practical solutions.
  • Identify multiple candidate solutions, perform trade off studies and select optimum solution.

 Requirements:

  • Engineering-Electrical - Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Formulate plans of action with minimal review by Supervisor.
  • Proficient at Pro-Engineer and/or other computer engineering tools.
  • Review CAD models and design drawings.
  • Use of standard computer programs for written communications. (E.g. MS word, power point, excel etc.…)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • 2>5 years of experience, travel standard < 10%
  • Experience in the operation of off-highway equipment is desirable.
  • Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Others:

  • Electrically troubleshoot an existing application or project.
  • Layout and design with the supervision of another.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize/re-prioritize tasks, carry out root cause analysis, and deal with scheduling conflicts.
  • Must have the ability to deal with the follow types of problems:
    • Technical problems
    • Support and assist in more complex problems
    • Independent effort on small problems
    • Schedule/Project Management issues
    • Support resolution of project issues
    • Complete multiple cross-functional tasks
    • Cost related issues
    • Cost analysis of multiple products

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer