Principal Electrical Engineer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 10/27/2020

Job Description

The Principal Electrical Engineer will lead & manage a team of embedded system or power electronics engineers focused on delivering new battery & charger products to the market. Responsibilities include strategic roadmap planning, resource allocation and scope management, technical and systems engineering strategy, oversight of technical reviews / design decisions, and process improvement / change management. This includes working in a team environment with marketing, project management, firmware engineering, mechanical engineering, and global manufacturing operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage & motivate the team to deliver on schedule within cost & performance metrics.
  • Mentor and coach the team in engineering best practices including task management, Gannt charts, root cause analysis, circuit / PCB design, PCBA manufacturing, and presentation skills.
  • Ensure the team is given the time and resources required to succeed by creating and managing robust project roadmaps and resource plans with converged project scope.
  • Lead & grow the team to increase project capacity while maintaining exemplary performance.
  • Assess the product roadmap and set technical strategy for ground up new battery and charger designs to most effectively support that roadmap.
  • Effectively identify, converge, and communicate major technical & management issues to upper management in a clear, concise, and timely manner while driving appropriate actions.
  • Help manage relationships with PCBA manufacturing & critical component suppliers.
  • Help lead training & continuous improvement efforts of Milwaukee's product development processes and best practices.
  • Bring a strong technical understanding of embedded system / switched-mode power supply design and best practices to the organization.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field required.
  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years of highly successful experience in embedded systems or power electronics / conversion.
  • Highly motivated self-driver with never satisfied, always improving attitude.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestic and International).
  • High interest in tools of the trade.
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