Summary of the position:
The Electrical Engineer is an essential part of the
New Product Development Engineering team and the success of Sullair products.
This role, located in Michigan City, Indiana, is responsible for the design and
integration of electrical and control systems into portable compressor
products. The successful candidate must be able to work on multiple programs
cross-functionally with the Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Quality,
R&D, Service, and Airend teams. To be effective, the ideal candidate will
need to be a self-driven strong communicator that is intimately familiar with
electrical and controls systems designs and integration into off-highway and/or
Duties and responsibilities:
- Design, development, and integration
of electrical systems into Sullair products using knowledge of catalogue
components and consistent application of innovative design solutions to deliver
best in class products.
- Design, develop and maintain
electrical systems and components to required specifications, focusing on safety,
reliability, quality, cost, and sustainability.
- Create wiring schematics,
electrical harnesses, related mechanical components, and bills of material.
- Design, size, and integrate
wiring harnesses based upon SAE J1939 codes and engine configurations as well
as controller configurations.
- Design, package, and evaluate
electrical designs for existing and new product applications.
- Responsible for New Product
Development program deliverables on all electrical aspects including: concept
designs, design reviews, DFMEA’s, DVP&R’s, DRD’s, best practices, risk
assessment, and maintaining design guidelines.
- Collaborate with internal
engineering functions to ensure design deliverables, target costs, and project
timing are met and properly documented.
- Support Supply Chain with
accurate component prints, identifying alternative components and suppliers,
and answering technical questions from suppliers.
- Work cross-functionally with
Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Service, and Commercial teams
on all electrical and controls related design items and changes.
- Operate as the electrical
subject matter expert and provide hands-on technical leadership.
- Provide direction to electrical designers
as well as support build and test technicians.
- Other duties as assigned.
- BS or MS in Electrical
Engineering or equivalent.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience
of electrical design, integration and application in the compressor or
industrial machinery industry. (SAE J1939, UL508, CSA, NEC, CE).
of compressor systems is a plus.
with portable compressor design and NPD phase-gate process is a plus.
ability to interpret and create technical CAD drawings and schematics.
Experience with Siemens NX, NX Electrical Routing, LTX Schematics, and
Teamcenter (PLM) or equivalent 3D CAD Software Programs.
ability to design and implement wiring harnesses.
professional able to plan/prioritize workload without direct guidance or
direction from management to meet project/program time constraints with
history of driving results.
- Solid comprehension
of electro-mechanical systems and interactions between air compressor
components and sub-systems.
working knowledge of electrical and controls applications for diesel
knowledge of OEM engine application and installation standards.
to anticipate potential problems and proactively take preventative action.
at troubleshooting electrical harnesses.
- Able to
successfully manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously.
verbal and written communication skills.
ability to effectively interact and liaise with staff at all levels in a
very diverse environment.
ability to work very effectively within a team/cross functional teams and
meet deadlines without sacrificing quality.
- Ability to
install, troubleshoot, rework electrical wiring on Sullair compressors.
to travel occasionally as needed to support business needs – anticipate
less than 5%.
successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics
and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps
necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively
support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and
maintaining a safe workplace.
description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will
continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated
periodically and at the Company's discretion.
an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race,
religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected
categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion,
transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.