Textron Electrical Design Engineer in Suffolk, United Kingdom
Electrical Design Engineer
In this position you will design and develop new hybrid and electric-powered turf care equipment, validate design changes to new and existing equipment, and resolve warranty problems associated with new and existing equipment. You will be responsible for solving a variety of technical problems of moderate to difficult scope and complexity and ensure projects are executed per the agreed upon timing, cost, quality, and product requirements.
Design hybrid and electric-powered turf care equipment and integrate associated systems and components
Design and integrate the following systems/components into hybrid and electric-powered turf care equipment: Micro-Controllers, inductive sensors, DC/AC motors, DC generators, converters, linear actuators, complex electrical harnesses - including low and high power cable designs, and CAN-bus
Develop and utilize new energy sources (i.e. Lithium battery, Zinc-air, etc)
Experience with Matlab/Simulink simulation software, FEA (electromagnetic or thermal flow analysis, Flow Tran etc.), and Lab view programming a plus
Working knowledge of the following electrical standards: UL 583, EN 1175-1, ANSI B56.1 (safety standards for electric industrial vehicles) and ANSI/NFPA 70-1 993 (National Electrical Code) a plus
Capable of programming in C/C and assembly for embedded powertrain controllers highly desired
Develop and utilize project timelines for engineering tasks
Develop and utilize functional specifications
Develop and utilize DFMEA’s for components and assemblies
Develop design validation plans (DVP&R’s)
Investigate and review of design patent opportunities and infringements and file patent disclosures
Develop design packaging layouts, particularly as they pertain to electrical harnesses and systems
Develop and release engineering component and assembly drawings
Resolve and document test issues/failures using the 8D process
Perform design for assembly and manufacturing assessments on components and assemblies
Ensure products are certified to all applicable government standards (CE Certification, CARB Compliance, etc).
Possess and demonstrate skills that provide solutions to a variety of technical and managerial problems of moderate to difficult scope and complexity. Solutions should show elements of uniqueness and creativity.
Possess and demonstrate a complete understanding and general application of electrical engineering principles theories, concepts and techniques.
Work under general supervision and follow established procedures, but also show independent thinking in problem resolution.
Responsible for complying with all federal, state and local laws as well as internal policies, as outlined, and any other applicable policies and regulations, and ensuring your direct reports comply with these laws and policies
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering required
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or MBA Preferred
Experience in electrical systems design and experience with hybrid or electrically powered vehicles or equipment.
Primary Location GB-ENG-Suffolk
Recruiting Company Jacobsen: Ransomes UK
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Req ID: 265492