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About the job

Our Client based is looking for a self-motivated and talented Principal Electric Engineer with experience architecting, developing, and maintaining the range of complex electrical and electronic systems comprising a novel metal additive manufacturing machine. This includes, but is not limited to, controls design, power design, servo system design, and potentially some PCB design. This is a Direct Hire on-site full-time position.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Analyze, design, implement, and troubleshoot electrical designs for complex systems including high-speed electro-mechanical, electro-optics, vision, and pulsed laser systems.
  • Lead electrical/electronic aspect of multidisciplinary system architecture and design.
  • Create architecture diagrams and develop schematics for complex systems.
  • Identify external vendors and specify components & subsystems with customization as needed.
  • Implement and troubleshoot communications across multiple protocols and vendors.
  • Design and troubleshoot high-speed signals and triggering.
  • Design and specify motion (servo) and sensing control equipment.

Additional Experience and Skills:

  • Experience developing complex industrial equipment with diverse technologies (lasers, motion, high power, high-speed controls, analog acquisition, etc).
  • Experience with frequently used control components, such as I/O modules, (safety) relays, power supplies, breakers, other DIN rail components, etc.
  • Proven understanding of electrical/controls redundant, fail-safe design practices.
  • Signals and systems experience: filter design, frequency & time domain analysis.

Strongly Desired:

Safety compliances, preferably CE & UL.

  • Understanding of SIL designs as they pertain to Electrical systems

Required Education and additional Qualifications:

Required: B.S. degree in Electrical, Robotics Engineering, or related fields;

Desired: M.S. degree in Electrical, Robotics Engineering, or related fields;

  • 5+ yrs. with masters, or 7+ years since bachelors with experience in a related field
  • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written as well as proven effective
  • teamwork.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical or similar CAD systems.
  • Strong background in Mechatronics, specifically servo motors and feedback control
  • systems.
  • Spice or similar circuit simulation experience.
  • Experience with DC and Pulsed DC power, piezo drives, and RF sources.
  • Familiarity with ACS, Delta Tau, Beckhoff (Safety) PLC & EtherCAT I/O.
  • Experience / familiarity with PC-based / rack-mount control systems.
  • Experience in additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing.

Travel – will encompass 15% of the time.

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