• Nordson Corporation
  • $71,865.00 -131,690.00/year*
  • Amherst , OH
  • Construction
  • Full-Time
  • 8250 Quarry St


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Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer position focuses on the design of analog and digital circuits at a very detailed technical level. This position requires experience with electronic circuit schematic capture, circuit simulation, component de-rating analysis, and printed circuit board (PCB) layout.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Design and test of electronic circuit boards and sub-systems.
* Performs calculations and analysis required for electrical designs at the component, board, and sub-system level. Calculations include, component de-rating, power usage, Pulse Width Modulated current control, frequency response, system stability phase and gain margins, and Proportional Integral Derivative tuning.
* Develops electrical components or sub-systems for new and existing products while working as part of a project team to complete the project on time and on budget.
* Development to include: design concepts, PCB layout sizing, purchasing prototype components, total product cost estimates, prototype builds, embedded test software design and deployment.
* Work in a lab environment to build and test design concepts and engineering prototypes for product verification. This includes compiling and presenting test data to support the design team.
* Prepare release documentation and support manufacturing during the first production build and test.
* Troubleshoot PCB's and systems to the component level, and provide support to field service when required.
* Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

Detail-oriented, self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to multi-task and work collaboratively as well as independently in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The required qualifications are as follows:

* Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in analog circuit design.
* Five (5) years of electronic circuit design experience in the Industrial market space (UL61010, UL508, and EN61000 EMC standards)
* Experience developing electronic circuits for driving high voltage multipliers (Villard cascade and Cockcroft-Walton types) and sensor signal conditioning.
* Experience with electronic circuit schematic capture, circuit simulation (LTSpice), and PCB layout software (Mentor PADS).
* Experience troubleshooting electrical control systems.
* Some experience working with embedded C for low level test programs.

Preferred Skills and Abilities

* Ability to apply sound engineering principles and practices in the design, development, and test of PCB's.
* Ability to learn new electronic design software pacakages quickly.
* Detail oriented and able to provide quick and accurate reports to Product Development Engineers.
* Embedded controller design experience with overall system control concepts.
* Embedded C and C++ programming experience is preferred.
* Electronic circuit assembly and soldering is a plus.
* Good written, oral communication, and organizational skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
* Excellent critical thinking skills.
* Methodical and logical process oriented.
* Ability to handle several projects at one time.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Required

Minimal 15%

Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status or any other reason prohibited by law.


Associated topics: design, develop, electric, electrical, electrical engineer, electronic, engineer, plc, power, systems

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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