Electrical Engineer in Troy, OH at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    701 South Ridge Avenue
    Troy, OH
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Posting: Electrical Engineer 1

Hobart Weigh/Wrap is part of the ITW Food Equipment Group. We are seeking a qualified Electrical Engineer.  This position will be based in Troy, Ohio.  

The selected candidate will design, modify, develop, implement, and test high quality hardware for weigh and wrap products. This engineer will participate in the testing process through design reviews and analysis as well as test witnessing and certification of all electronics and be responsible for scale and automatic wrapping system electronic assembly development. This individual will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job and must work with little supervision.  Creativity and innovation is a very important aspect of this position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 Plan, develop, and implement projects in a cross-functional team working on retail scale and automated wrapping systems

 Design and/or evaluation of hardware design, components, and systems requiring knowledge of accepted engineering theory and principles

 Apply analytical engineering theory to specific designs, or evaluates designs with cause and effect analysis and statistical data analysis. Perform analysis of data and makes appropriate modifications; follows design through series of related processes

 Provides written input for project reports, focusing on assigned tasks

 Responsible for discreet tasks on projects.  Tasks will involve more complex or diverse design techniques

 A highly motivated self-starter experienced in working on projects with excellent communication skills

 Candidate should be able to write and release design documents and ensure requirements are developed with correct metrics.

 Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced engineering environment and quickly adapt to changing project requirements and schedules as needed.

 Work within a team of electrical engineers in a product development effort

 Participate in design reviews and provide feedback

 Participate in hardware reviews for assigned tasks and document the design

 Develop and execute testing for new hardware enhancements that assure correct functionality.

 Active participant in integration and regression testing

 Logical, deductive reasoning and attentive to details

 Creative, adaptable, flexible, problem solving skills, sense of urgency, listening skills, organized

Job Requirements


  Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (4 Year Degree)

  2+ years of product development experience

  Ability to conceptualize and development new electronic designs related to scale and wrapping systems

  Experience designing circuit boards and selecting components in the design.

o  This includes:

●  System Hardware Design – Including basic analog, digital, and cable design

●  Schematic Capture

●  Component Placement

●  Cable design

●  Routing and Layout

●  Board file generation (Gerber files and documentation) for manufacturing

●  Development of electronic PCB assemblies using embedded microcontrollers

●  Bill of Materials generation

●  PADS Designer from Mentor Graphics

  General or Hardware Development

o  Familiarity with the following protocols (i2c, SPI, USB, Ethernet, Bluetooth, CANbus, WiFi)

o  Ability to develop and conduct EMI, ESD, and environmental testing

o  Ability to develop board level test procedures and equipment

  Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer and will not require employment visa sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  Familiarity with NXP and Atmel MCU product line and designs a plus

  Familiarity with Labview and Digital Acquisition Systems

  Familiarity with Jira, Silicon Expert, and PLMS systems

  Experience working in Agile development environment

  Software development in the C or C++ programming language

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  You will work in a team-oriented office and lab environment

  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Pre-employment screenings performed (which includes background checks and drug screening)

ITWFEG is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

ITW FEG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW- Hobart offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please call 937-840-5101. Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.

ITW Food Equipment
ITW’s Food Equipment segment designs and manufactures advanced ware wash (dishwashing), cooking, refrigeration, and food processing equipment and provides service for institutional, industrial, restaurant, and retail customers around the world. ITW’s food equipment businesses are highly branded with industry-leading positions differentiated by innovation and unique, integrated service offerings. These well-known brands meet the needs of their global customers by focusing on the industry’s most critical issues and trends: sustainability, ease of use, performance, and on-site service.