Magnetic Design Engineer

Location: Marshall, MN - Southwest Minnesota

Job Description

Provide design-engineering services to market and manufacture transformer products, specifically in the pulse and power transformer line and other electronic areas. Engineer must communicate with customers to define their needs and offer suggestions to the complete design of a magnetic component. Engineer must provide accurate information to allow others to quote a project with a complete Bill of Materials and provide a source for the materials used. Engineer must accurately document all aspects of the design while following the ISO process and BHE work instructions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for providing engineering for the design of new transformer, inductor or magnetic assembly products.
    • Complete design of magnetic components including enclosures
    • Select materials for best function and economy
    • Secure sample materials
    • Assist Lab and Technicians in building prototype coils and transformers
    • Coordinate with customer or Sales Rep any problems with existing design or new design approaches
    • Fully document mechanical and electrical parameters
  • Responsible for providing engineering support to marketing and sales
    • Assist in developing manufacturing costs of new products
    • Provide technical assistance to marketing with preparing quotations
    • Provide sales assistance to marketing through direct contact with customers and marketing representatives as requested by management
    • Qualify prototypes to customer requirements
    • Recommend new designs to achieve lower cost methods and procedures
    • Provide interface between company and customer engineering departments as requested by management
    • Maintain an expert image with customer and customer engineering
  • Responsible for providing engineering support to manufacturing
    • Originate and release complete documentation drawings for manufacture of transformer products
    • Develop quality standards and testing requirements of new products
    • Select and define materials used in manufacture
    • Select and qualify vendors
    • Recommend solutions to manufacturing problems
    • Assist manufacturing with product start up
  • Assist in creating technical growth in other engineering personnel
    • Provide technical leadership and establish standards of performance by example and instruction
    • Recommend task responsibilities that will create growth in engineering personnel
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Elements Required

  • Ability to stand, sit, walk and carry items
  • Ability to drive
  • Ability to mix chemicals (epoxy)
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to see and handle fine wire items
  • Ability to operate MS Products – Access
  • Regular and timely attendance is required

Mental Elements Required

  • Ability to organize, plan, interpret data, make decisions, problem solve
  • Ability to write and prepare documents
  • Minimal amount of supervision
  • Ability to work safely at all times
  • Ability to handle workplace stress (i.e. deadline pressures, working with public, etc.)
  • Must follow all policies of BH Electronics

Equipment Used

  • Frequently: telephone, copier, computer, hi-pot, solder iron, impedance bridge, oscilloscope, network analyzer, multi-meter; Occasionally: fax machine, drill, winding machine, scanner, shear, hand winding; Rarely: LPKF Router

Job Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Education: BSEE or equivalent experience in electronic design
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years technical experience including operation of test instruments such as oscilloscopes, impedance bridges, network analyzers, building prototypes and prototype test fixturing.
    Minimum of 4 years of experience with design of magnetic components
    Strong background in analog design
    Understanding of general flow of communication between customer, marketing, engineering and production, including number systems and engineering documentation
  • Personal: Must be reliable and diligent
    Ability to perform competently to meet schedules
    Ability to communicate well and attention to detail are very important

This position is subject to the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and/or the EAR (Export Administration Regulations). Candidates must qualify as a U.S. Person according to U.S. Federal law.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Qualified Candidates should submit Cover Letter along with Resume to:

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Phone: 952-894-9590
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