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Design Engineering - Electrical Design Engineer in Independence, KS at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 5/9/2023

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Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.


Design and develop electronic circuits and devices for engines and vehicles in the automotive aftermarket.


BSEE degree from a four-year college or university required, with a minimum of 7 years engineering in product design. 

MSEE, MBA, or MSEM is a plus. Experience with CAN Bus and LIN Bus a plus.  Experience within an automotive manufacturing environment a plus.  



Microsoft Project

Experience managing projects and leading project teams a plus.

Ability to design and develop electronic hardware, software, and firmware for automotive electronic devices

Ability to simulate, test, optimize, and verify designs through all phases of product development

Experience with digital and analog electronics

Experience with Schematic Capture, PCB Layout software a plus

Experience in C Language

Understanding of bills of material, engineering prints, quality documentation, work instructions, and other forms of controlled documentation

Ability to support production with existing product (and production equipment)

Experience with pressure and position sensors a plus 

Candidate should possess analytical, interpersonal, communication skills along with strong PC skills.  Must be self-motivated, must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage difficult situations, and be able to balance team and individual responsibilities.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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