Due to tremendous growth, Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics Inc. has a position open on our Engineering Team for an Electrical Design Engineer Senior. Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics is a world class leader and innovator in fishing products. We are the home of Minn Kota Electric Trolling Motors, Cannon Downriggers, Talon Shallow Water Anchors, Minn Kota Marine Accessories and Humminbird Fish Finders. This position is located in our Mankato, MN facility.
Electrical Design Engineer Senior
Independently, performs innovative, complex electronic and/or electronic design and development for new products from conception through production release and designs improvements for existing products. Responsible for successful completion of the design, testing, specification, documentation and qualification of products throughout the project lifecycle. Establishes and meets targeted project, timeline, cost and quality objectives.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Independently, creates innovative new product designs in response to new product concepts through development and initial production efficiently and effectively based on thorough knowledge of company strategy and needs and advanced design skills. Constructs and maintains new product timelines, which include required external resources. Additionally designs and develops improvements to existing products.
Recommends manufacturing MFG and design fabrication/construction applicable to best practice. Troubleshoots design obstructions and provides cost effective solutions.
Performs prototype design experimentation, rapid prototype and conventional prototype fabrication. Evaluates prototype design(s) for performance and reliability.
Writes products specifications and provides prints documentation and testing verification methods to source and inspect the product. Ensures the product meets specifications and publishes testing results.
Conducts and documents technical feasibility evaluations, qualifications field and competitive testing to verify the design. Formulates development, unit and tooling cost estimates.
Performs advanced troubleshooting of electrical/electronic design issues during development after the production start. Collaborates with various internal teams to resolve issues and ensure the development of a quality product that support company and consumer needs.
Produces project documentation that includes prints, engineering files, supplier communications and Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s).
Assists operations and outside suppliers through new product development stages of new products with tooling, process methods, assembly plans and forecasting capacity requirements.
Manages a variety of moderately complex to complex projects from concept, design, and through completion. Develops timelines and ensure project success by maintaining timeline targets, budget responsibilities and quality requirements.
We offer a competitive compensation program, excellent benefit package, and a challenging and rewarding work environment. Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.
1531 Madison Avenue, PO Box 8129
Mankato, MN 56002-8129
Fax (507) 345-4936
Johnson Outdoors Inc. is a global company focusing on turning ideas into adventure with innovative, market-leading outdoor recreational products. Visit our website at www.johnsonoutdoors.com.
EOE/Affirmative Action Employer
Education:Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (BSEE), electronics engineering (BSET) or equivalent.
Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical design engineering within consumer product design.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Advanced knowledge of and skills in the design, evaluation and testing of electronic and/or electrical circuits and components.
Knowledge of and experience in reading and drawing schematics.
Advanced understanding of and experience in product development from concept through production which includes a core understanding of the new product process, financial modeling (EVA) and timeline management.
Proven experience in generating, designing and executing concepts into manufacturable designs.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in managing more complex projects from concept to completion.
Demonstrated creativity with strong analytical and technical expertise.
Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with a variety of internal teams as well as external contacts.
Advanced proficiency with specific computer based analysis, simulation and design tools.
About Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics Inc.
Johnson Outdoors manufactures and markets many of the world's best-known outdoor recreation brands and is a leading provider of innovative and top-quality outdoor recreational products for the whole family. The Company's award-winning innovation is fueled by a unique passion for the outdoors, coupled with sophisticated market research and cutting-edge technology. Founded in 1970, the Company has delivered double-digit compound annual revenue growth over its history, evolving from a single brand into a $400+ million global enterprise with more than 1,100 employees across 14 countries.
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