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Electrical Engineering Manager

Company: Milwaukee Tool
Location: Brookfield
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


At Milwaukee Tool we firmly believe that our People and our Culture are the secrets to our success - so we give you unlimited access to everything you need to create disruptive new technologies and solutions on our electrical engineering teams. Our Engineering Team is responsible for giving life to the batteries, motors, and electronics that power solutions changing the lives of our users.

Every developmental phase of these critical components happens in-house under the watch of this team. We continue to invest in electrical engineering resources to design and develop leadership in electronic capabilities; something unique within the industry. And we're pushing the limits in firmware engineering, power electronics, embedded systems, machine learning, and the use of artificial intelligence.

Behind our doors you'll be empowered every day to own it, drive it, and do what it takes to design and develop the biggest breakthroughs in the industry. Meanwhile, you'll have the support and resources of the fastest-growing brand in the construction industry to make it happen. Year after year, our team continues to make significant breakthroughs in the industry and we're just getting started. To learn more about the Milwaukee story and our company click HERE .

The Electrical Engineering Manager will lead a team of embedded system and power electronics engineers focused on delivering new power tool technologies and products to the market. You will be responsible for strategic roadmap planning, resource allocation and scope management, oversight of technical reviews / design decisions, and process improvement / change management. This includes working in a team environment with marketing, project management, firmware engineering, mechanical engineering, and global manufacturing operations. This position will sit at our Headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

You'll be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:

  • Build, manage, and motivate a world class team of embedded design engineers to deliver new-to-world solutions.
  • Organize and align across product team and commercial managers to develop a robust product strategy and development roadmap.
  • Drive communication with marketing, product teams, and platform engineering to capture the voice of the customer and tailor solutions to user needs.
  • Grow the team to increase project capacity while maintaining exemplary performance.
  • Effectively communicate and motivate up, down and across the organization to a diverse range of technical and non-technical team members.
  • Drive urgency in project schedules and accountability for establishing and achieving key project metrics that meet the organization's needs.
  • Ensure the team is given the time and resources required to succeed by creating and managing robust project roadmaps and resource plans with converged project scope.
  • Champion and drive new processes and procedures to meet the needs of a changing business.
  • Establish and maintain a strong awareness and database of competitive offerings, product strategies, and business climate to shape a best-in-class roadmap.
  • Mentor and coach the team in engineering best practices including task management, Gantt charts, root cause analysis, firmware design, circuit / PCB design, simulation, and PCBA manufacturing. Lead technology investigations, develop system requirements, define future architectures and reusability strategies.
  • Quickly, effectively, and candidly frame-up and escalate business risks/opportunities to senior leadership.
  • Lead the development of test plans/procedures and test cases for new product embedded systems and subsystems development.
  • Identify new innovations and strategic opportunities while considering financial impact and competitiveness.
  • Develop plans to evaluate and assess the emerging technology market space to fit/compliment Milwaukee Tool product initiatives and development.
  • Define overall product design strategies, common architectures, and shared design building blocks across multiple products/projects. What TOOLS you'll bring with you:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
    • 7+ years of highly successful embedded systems experience.
    • 3+ years of team leadership experience.
    • Understanding of digital circuits and the interaction between firmware and electronics. Ability to realize component level design.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, exercises independent judgement and works well under pressure in a dynamic environment.
    • Strong leadership experience.
    • Self-motivated, organized, efficient, process oriented with a strong work ethic.
    • Practical knowledge in analog/digital system tradeoffs and design, especially related to signal integrity, noise analysis, and margin considerations.
    • Familiarity with using schematic capture, PCB layout software, SPICE, and knowledge of industry best practices.
    • Expertise in C programming and related development tools and processes, especially relating to microcontroller peripherals.
    • Ability to travel 10% of the time (domestic and international). We provide these great perks and benefits:
      • Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.
      • Generous 401 (K) savings plan.
      • Education assistance.
      • On-site wellness, fitness center, food, and coffee service.
      • And many more, check out our benefits site HERE.

Keywords: Milwaukee Tool, Milwaukee , Electrical Engineering Manager, Professions , Brookfield, Wisconsin

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