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Electrical/Electronics Engineer in Milwaukee, WI at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Conduct and perform engineering research, design and development work on assigned projects, either individually or as a team participant.  Direct and coordinated assigned engineering activities required to determine customer needs and requirements relative to products manufactured by the company with an emphasis on electronic controls, embedded systems, and PCB design.



  • Create designs of custom embedded systems including schematic capture and bill of material creation which will require the selection of appropriate electronic components (passive/active), integrated circuits, and microcontrollers.
  • Package designs into printed circuit board (PCB) layouts and off-the-shelf or custom enclosures that may be developed in coordination with mechanical engineering.
  • Plan, outline and write embedded microcontroller code, primarily in ANSI C, and PC code in Visual Studio and/or LabVIEW.
  • Create functional and design validation test plans and processes.
  • Assist and supervise internal and external test labs with all validation test requirements and use expertise to mitigate any impact of testing obstacles to overall design timeline.
  • Conduct, develop, and participate in design planning and design review including DFMEAs.
  • Assist manufacturing with creating or approving necessary documentation for a smooth production launch including process reviews, control plans, PFMEAs, test processes/procedure creation, and ERP database requirements such as production routing instructions and multilevel BOMs.
  • Support manufacturing throughout product life cycle as required due to issues with part obsolesce/availability or fixture maintenance/calibration.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, and follow all applicable policies, procedures, work instructions, safety rules, and regulations.  The job duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent the major elements of this job function and the primary knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform to those major elements.  Qualifications and other job related requirements and conditions are subject to change.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

Education and experience:

Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school in electrical or mechanical engineering.  Special courses pertinent to the research and development field are beneficial.  Entry level candidates will be considered.

Required skills:

  • Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary engineering team including electrical, computer, software, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new technology and changing customer requirements.
  • Familiarity with basic electronic instruments including multimeters, oscilloscopes, and DC power supplies.
  • Firm grasp of DC electrical principles.


Other beneficial skills and experience (not required):

  • Embedded systems experience including the use of ARM microcontrollers
  • Good understanding of field effect transistors (FETs)
  • Familiarity with pulse width modulation (PWM)
  • Understanding of analog to digital conversions (ADC) for data acquisition from sensors and peripheral devices
  • Familiarity with CAN, LIN, RS485, RS232, USB and other communication protocols.
  • Experience with linear and switch mode DC power supplies.
  • Experience with power distribution using solid state devices including smartFETs.
  • Design for EMI/EMC/RFI Requirements

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position demands prolonged sitting and walking, extended use of computer use and keyboarding and normal range of hearing and vision.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.


All employees are expected to abide by and support Company policies, procedures, and instructions.  The Trombetta General Quality Policy is to be considered in all work activities. The job duties as depicted are intended to represent the major elements of this job function. They are not to be considered all inclusive and other or modified duties may from time to time be assigned. Qualifications and other job related requirements and conditions may change. This job description may be revised at any time with approval of Human Resources.




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