Electrical Designer

Alexandria, MN
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Jul 05, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Job Title: Electrical Designer Department: Electrical Engineering Reports to: Controls and Electrical Engineering Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Position Objective:
  • Through the practice of servant leadership; enhance our team member's lives, develop and implement best
    methods, and be engaged in a culture of continuous improvement to safely deliver quality, best value products and services, on time to internal and external customers.

    Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design electrical systems for machine projects
  • Select and implement hardware to meet project requirements
  • Serve as the Electrical Design Lead on projects
  • Understand and conform to applicable code and standard including Aagard standards, customer specifications,
    UL, NFPA, industry Standards, and safety standards
  • Provide feedback and support on Aagard's process and standards for continuous improvement
  • Problem solving and solution recommendation
  • Provide engineering support to customers
  • Support the testing and installation of equipment
  • Provide training for internal and external customers
  • Provide support to the manufacturing floor and Customer Technical Service department
  • Assist in the evaluation of new products
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Aagard's standards
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Recommend and implement best practices to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Communicate openly, share knowledge, build positive collaboration between departments and team members
  • Support and contribute to department and company metrics
  • Be actively engaged in continuous improvement projects and culture

    General Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to, support and promote the Aagard vision and culture statements
  • Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other team members
  • Accurately and professionally represent Aagard to customers and vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics or related
    field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Expertise in machine safety programs and safety categories
  • Knowledge of machine programming practices
  • Mechanical, controls, and electrical system knowledge
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic components
  • Experience using Electrical CAD software to develop and detail electrical designs
  • Previous experience with AutoCAD Electrical preferred
  • Knowledge of electrical components and pneumatic schematics
  • Experience with PCs, Servos, and PLCs
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to visualize concepts
  • Ability to accept assignment broad in nature

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of people both verbally and in writing, including presentation skills
  • Self-starter, creative and problem solver
  • Ability to apply statistical tools to get to the root cause
  • Passion for excellence
  • Value and build a culture of measurement
  • Ability to work independently and execute a plan
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
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