Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry Our office in Waukesha, WI is seeking an Engineer I for our Sustaining/Escalations team which supports our wide range of proucts and production facilities.
The Engineer I is responsible for providing engineering input to the existing and new product development projects assigned to him/her including interfacing with the cross functional team consisting of engineering, operations (industrial engineering, production, and material procurement), sourcing, quality, service, and marketing.
This position reports to the Engineering Supervisor or Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides new product development support in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and/or Retail generator or Power Tool product area including;
Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates standard, less complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety.
Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for standard products and/or components; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials.
Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize basic designs for manufacturability.
Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to design and produce detailed engineering drawings.
Acts as a resource to more experienced engineers.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
1 year of experience with eletronics or electrical design with machine controls
1 year of intership experience applying coursework to real world projects
1 year of experience with Altium or PADS or similiar CAD software
2 years of experience with MS Excel, MS Word;
Able to articulate engineering knowledge to solve problems, improve products or services and make sound suggestions or decisions.
Proficient oral and written communication;
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.