Electrical Engineer I- Clackamas, OR

Employer: Warn Industries

Job Description:
Warn Industries believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the individual nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Position Summary:
Working with limited supervision, this position selects and applies standard engineering principles and procedures in the design and development of new product/production process or the modification of existing product/production processes. Supports solutions for engineering problems having an important effect on major company programs and customer’s needs. Supports new product releases by designing and implementing new and/or modifications to tooling, fixtures, and machinery as required. May be assigned to multiple projects simultaneously.

Essential Functions:
May be assigned project support on projects involving tooling budgets up to $150,000 and potential annual sales of up to $2,500,000.
May coordinate multiple small projects or large projects simultaneously.
Collaborate and coordinate with other WARN functional groups, suppliers and customers.
Identifies root causes of problems; recommends and/or implements corrective measures.
May support activities and projects within the team, between internal teams, and projects in support of customer expectations and new product development.
May contribute to creative product conceptualization and Warn intellectual property.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
May participate in the Warn Industries selection process as necessary.
May be assigned engineering maintenance responsibilities for major product lines.
Hands-on work on shop floor as job requires.
Represents Warn with dignity, professionalism and good faith at events and customer contact and interactions.
Accountable for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in assigned area. Responsible for design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including a self-assessment and report to management.
Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area.
Responsible for prompt and regular attendance on-site or remote as appropriate or required.
Work safely and without injury.

Recommended Competencies / Training:
Recommended training and competency details are available for review via separate documents. The recommended training and competency is discipline-specific and based on department needs.

Required Education and/or Experience:
Experience with embedded system design required.
Experience with motor and/or electronics design in automotive, motorsports, or outdoor markets desired.
Experience with MCAD tools and PCB prototyping desired.

Required Qualifications:
Familiarity with embedded firmware in C- Understanding of assembly language, driver design, debugging methodologies, and other supplementary skills.
Familiarity with embedded hardware design- Understanding of electro-mechanical controllers and switches, microcontrollers, and high-current (low-voltage) power-switching.
Familiarity of Hardware, Firmware, and Electronics Failure Mode Analysis and Test Planning.
Familiarity with bringing up electrical designs including the ability to use test and measurement equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, bus analyzers, etc.
Familiarity with PCB design and layout including working knowledge of Electronics CAD programs – Altium Designer preferred.
Familiarity working in electrical lab- soldering skills, understanding of static protection, bread-boarding.
Ability to build, effectively problem-solve, and debug prototypes by hand.
Familiarity of electronics analysis tools – SPICE preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook).
Familiarity of analytical modelling tools - MathCad preferred.
Familiarity with electronics manufacturing and Design for Manufacturability/Assembly.
Familiarity with electronics, automotive, and environmental standards.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers and visitors.
Ability to effectively problem-solve.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion.
Must be enthusiastic about adopting Warn Industries’ Core Values: Commitment, Customer Focus, Execution, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, and Fun.
Must have history of impeccable integrity, ethics and fair play.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, write, verbalize and comprehend instructions and correspondence at the highest levels in the English language. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to customers, clients, and other team members. Conflict resolution skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and customer service skills.

Mathematical Skills:
Must have mathematical skills equivalent to those required under degree requirement.

Physical and Visual Activities:
Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, acuity-far, acuity-near, depth perception and field of vision. See all colors. Frequently communicate with employees and customers. Must be able to exchange accurate information. Frequently move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, attend meetings, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.

Physical Demands:
May require a combination of sitting, standing, and walking. May require lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Environment/Atmospheric Conditions:
Must be able to work in an office environment as well as a shop environment as job duties require. May be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals, and vapors.

Machines, Tools Equipment, Software:
Personal computer, fax machine, copy machine, other office equipment, Microsoft Office, Powerpoint. May minimally operate shop equipment such as electronic instruments, test equipment, and basic hand tools.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.


Contact Person: Koren Coulter
Phone: 503.722.3211
Email: coulterk@warn.com
Location: Clackamas, OR
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 11, 2022

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