Job Details

: Electrical Component Engineer
: Electrical Component Design
: Peoria, IL


This is a hardware engineer position, focused on electrical or electronic component design and development. Candidate needs to have hands on experience with hardware and circuit troubleshooting. Do not want to see embedded software engineers. The candidate will be responsible for world wide design control of sensors and sensing components. These components are primarily purchased finished. The candidate will manage development of new products utilizing established processes for specification, sourcing, design & process verification, and production launch. The engineer will also be responsible for projects focused on usage of existing components in new system applications, quality improvement, and cost reduction.

Typical Day

Work with suppliers and internal process partners to develop new sensing component following new product introduction (NPI) and new technology introduction (NTI) process. Conduct lab validation and/or data analysis for prototype or returned sensing components. Provide technical and application support to electrical system team engineers as design control owner for sensors.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering required; Master and/or Ph.D degree preferred (2-3 years of experience if candidates have a Masters and/or Ph.D).

Technical Skills

Requires strong project management and analytical skills to collaborate with customers, suppliers, product support, purchasing, systems engineering. Past experience in sensor packaging or sensor manufacturing desired. Past experience with data link acquisition tools such as CANape, CANalyzer, dSPACE is desired. 6 sigma training or experience desired. Electrical lab experience with troubleshooting down to a circuit board desired. Internship and professional experience will be considered work experience.

Soft Skill

High initiative, Excellent accountability, Excellent communication skills and team player, strong problem solver, willing to learn and teach skills and knowledge.