Electrical Engineer IV in Hopkinton, MA at ITW

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

Job Snapshot

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    35 Parkwood Drive
    Hopkinton, MA
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Job Description

ITW Electronics Assembly Equipment (EAE) Division is made up of four brands strongly recognized by Contract Manufacturers and OEM’s in the Electronics Market.  The Division designs, develops and assembles capital equipment primarily used in the assembly process of Printed Circuit Boards (PCB’s). In 2014 these companies had revenues of $228M with a long-range plan to achieve $375M by 2018.  

Position Purpose


Develops and applies advanced electronic engineering theories, methods and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems.

Essential function of the job (responsibilities):

  • Directs projects or major phases of design projects and coordinates the efforts of technical support staff
  • Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods of approach and organizes means to achieve the solution of complex technical problems
  • Establishes and defines the theoretical basis and principles which should apply and the estimated time, expense and manpower for completion
  • Conducts investigations or tests of considerable complexity pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes
  • Recommends corrections, in technical analysis and design to ensure project completion
  • Perform design and testing systems including PC based computer interfaces, motion control sizing of components and integration of them into standard systems
  • Selection of components
  • Light sub-assembly duties for prototype development
  • Completion of Engineering Documentation thru a controlled PCO or ECO release process
  • Provide information and technical support from Engineering to other departments
  • Specifies equipment, materials and supplies required for completion and implementation of technical projects
  • Design of simple to complex PCB’s with mixed analog and digital design.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering / Technology, 10 - 12 years’ experience with 3 - 5 years industry experience

  • Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, 8 - 10 years’ experience with 3 - 5 years industry experience.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in the implementation and management of large-scale projects that include mechanical, electrical, software and technical documentation development, industrial equipment design is a plus
  • Strong mathematical skills, Physics skills and optical design is a plus
  • Strong PCB and circuit design for analog and digital circuits
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities should include initiative, communications, team leadership, training and coaching skills
  • Working knowledge of industrial electronics, motion control devices, PC based control systems, power supplies, motor drives, amplifiers, mechanical assemblies, software development, manufacturing practices and technical documentation is required
  • Ability to design and layout power distribution panels
  • Working knowledge of electronic assembly process is a plus
  • Computer skills must include detailed knowledge of PC operation and PC construction, familiarity with USB and PCI bus is a plus.
  • Knowledge of CAD packages is required, SolidWorks, Pulsonix, Mentor Graphics, Orcad
  • Working knowledge of MRP system such as:  QAD MFG Pro
  • Ability use and operate test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, logic, Dynamic Signal, and spectrum analyzers, as well as other various pieces of test equipment.
  • Ability to measure, test and tune motion control systems for optimal mechanical behavior
  • Ability to create electrical and pneumatic schematics
  • Experience with system regulatory/compliance requirements and safety and immunity implementations is a plus
  • Experience with motion control systems – Galil is preferred
  • Component engineering experience is a plus