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Electrical Engineer

Apply Job ID REF6389S Date posted 05/04/2022 Address 19875 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Established in 1986, North Star Imaging, Inc. is the leading domestic manufacturer of turn-key 2D Digital X-rayand 3D X-ray Computed Tomography systems for the Industrial Nondestructive Testing industry. In 2010, NSI was acquired by Illinois Tool Works and became part of ITW’s Test and Measurement segment. ITW is a leading diversified manufacturing company with over 100 years of history and over 800 individual business units. As demand continues to increase both nationally and internationally, NSI now operates in five offices across the globe; Minnesota, California, Massachusetts, the United Kingdom and China.

Companies throughout the world rely on NSI's expertise and equipment to create high quality, efficient and profitable products. Become a key player to our growing success and have the opportunity to excel in a high-tech and advancing industry.


The Electrical Engineer is an integral part of the team that keeps NSI on the cutting edge of NDT technology.  This position sustains existing product and supports technical innovations to industrial x-ray, automation, and CT products from prototype to commercialization.

  • Develop complex motion designs incorporating motion control systems, robotics, and part handling in accordance with project requirements.
  • Provide analysis of automation components including drive systems.
  • Develop risk assessment and safety plan for robotic installations.
  • Development, support, and maintain software solutions.
  • Develop robotics interfaces.
  • Provide robust electrical design for integrating components of NSI x-ray systems.
  • Prepare electrical schematics and bill of materials for the fabrication and assembly of equipment.
  • Prepare floor layouts and facilities requirements for customer installations.
  • Interface with manufacturing to support product assembly, testing, troubleshooting and installation.
  • Interface with project management to ensure projects meet schedule and delivery requirements.
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects and prioritize to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Provide design and technical support throughout product lifecycle.
  • Develop working knowledge of X-ray and NDT techniques through NSI technical experts.
  • Prepare and participate in internal design reviews with cross functional team.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of software, controls, and NDT engineers to develop innovative solutions.
  • Some travel will be required.
  • A Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of one year experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, their design, and supporting analysis.
  • Broad knowledge of documentation and quality systems, including engineering change and ISO 9001.
  • Knowledge of automation components including pneumatics, PLC hardware, and robotic fixturing and gripping.
  • Experience with software programming languages; IEC 61131-3 programming languages, C++, C#.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication.
  • Experience with industrial robots is desired.

 

North Star Imaging provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees wellness, financial security and education.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with company match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance, up to 8x the salary
  • Educational assistance
  • Life Assistance Program
  • 3:1 Corporate Match of charitable contributions

Candidate Requirements include:

  • Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks, which includes driving record.
  • A valid driver's license is required for this position.

NSI 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, NSI 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.  

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

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