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Electrical Engineer

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12348J Date posted 12/22/2023 Address 41 North Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Buehler, a division of Illinois Tool Works, is a leading manufacturer of scientific equipment and supplies for use in material analysis.  Over the past 80+ years, Buehler has established sales, manufacturing and laboratory services located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.  Comprised of world-class products and brands, such as Wilson Hardness, Buehler continues a long history of providing market-leading technology to support our customers in their sample preparation and material analysis applications. 

Buehler’s parent company,  ITW, is a Fortune 200 global diversified industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses. The Company focuses on profitable growth with strong returns across worldwide platforms and businesses. The businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.


Summary: As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will serve a key role in the conceptualization and development of new products (material preparation and hardness machines) using both AC and DC power processing. In this role, you will be working within a team to create, develop, validate, and implement new solutions for Buehler’s customers worldwide.  Additionally, you will provide expertise in the implementation of emerging technologies and designing the PCB Assemblies, power system, and control hardware content for our product lines.

  • Collaborate with marketing, purchasing, manufacturing, quality, and other departments to develop new products to meet the changing needs of Buehler’s internal and external customers
  • Collaborate with the design team to develop risk assessments (Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Safety Risk Assessments) on product designs and assist in developing solutions to mitigate risk
  • Create test procedures, oversee testing, and analyze results
  • Collaborate with purchasing, sourcing, and quality teams to design and qualify solutions for obsolete components
  • Work with teams to release products to production involving design for manufacturing, documentation for PCBA, and documentation to release and deviations
  • Update and revise documentation and engineering drawings. Prepare and submit engineering change notices
  • Collaborate with software, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Engineering to support Buehler’s existing product lines to ensure they can be consistently, and cost-effectively produced as well as ensure they continue to meet the needs and expectations of our customers
  • Support the development of quality, manufacturing, and supplier inspection procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in designing circuit boards (layout + schematics)
  • Comprehensive understanding of designing and testing in compliance with regulatory and safety standards such as CE, UL, and IEEE.
  • Experience in analog + digital signal designs; experience in the use of microcontrollers is a plus
  • Knowledgeable in power circuitries, motor controls, and sensors
  • Experience creating schematics with OrCAD or Altium.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Navision and Microsoft SharePoint is a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within project teams, ensuring timely completion of tasks.
  • Creative problem-solving mindset with the curiosity to understand design and process failures with the help of the team.
  • Ability to combine an analytical approach with a hands-on mentality
  • Ability to work on-site in Lake Bluff, IL with occasional flexability to work from home
  • 7.5% 401k match
  • 4 weeks of paid time off
  • 10 paid company holidaysRecognition program
  • Competitive health insurance through Fortune 500 corporation
  • Tuition Reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at buehlerHR@buehler.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click here.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.