• Location: Middleton, WI
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4895

Do you have a BS in Electrical Engineering and hands-on New Product Design expertise in a consumer products or related industry? This Electrical Engineer role could be the perfect next step in your career path!


The pay rate for this position is anticipated to be approximately $100,000 – $115,000 annually, dependent upon experience. If the range doesn't align with your needs, please still apply! New roles arise every day, and we want you to be the first to know when the right role pops up for you!

We're looking for a passionate Electrical Engineer to join a leading manufacturer in residential and consumer durables as an important part of the engineering and product design team:

What You'll Do:

The New Product Innovation team is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to help drive innovation in both existing and new product designs involving Mechanical and Electrical systems, including motorization and automation (IoT). This role will be responsible for all electrical product and design engineering activities for leading company products, private label products lines, and other associated products and includes:

  • Collaborate with the Executive, Product Management, Engineering, and Channel Marketing teams to introduce and develop new product concepts and existing product enhancements.

  • Creates and maintain systems architecture for the product, and how the product interacts with end user controls and home / building systems. This includes the motors, controls, connected and IoT solutions, product interfaces, and systems interfaces as well as any languages or communications protocols used.

  • Engaged in continuous improvement initiatives, recognizing process improvement methods to identify root cause, develop solutions, and implement solutions.

  • Lead role on motorization of all product lines: motors, controls, software, user controls, systems interfaces

  • Collaborates on strategic application development and integration of connected deices including partnerships and voice control systems such as Alexa, Google Home, others

  • Ensures designs comply with all relevant codes (electrical wiring, etc.) and standards (FCC, UL)

  • Designs products and components with safety, quality, durability, reliability, value, and assembly as priorities.

  • Establish design specifications, material selection, and potential suppliers with regards to product design.

  • Estimates project and product costs, assists with project justification, and recommends required materials and tooling.

  • Facilitates design reviews to discuss concepts and proposed product designs, engaging other functional areas of the business, to gain input regarding product manufacturability and quality and incorporating those inputs into final design.

  • Participates on project teams for new products, product enhancements, and NPS teams using the 4D stage gate process and teaming principles.

  • Develop engineering solutions for design related customer field complaints.

  • Develop and implement cost reduction measures in accordance with financial objectives.

  • Prepares and submits capital requirements for product lines..

  • Maintains and controls engineering files, records, and documentation for part and process specifications, drawings, and patents.

  • Interface with purchasing and suppliers to investigate, resolve, and assure compliance to specifications for supplier quality issues.

  • Develops innovative designs that are congruent with product strategy and resolve patent infringement issues.

  • Manages projects based on timelines established by product management priorities.

  • Develops, plans, and implements timetables for engineering related projects.

  • Interacts and collaborates with associates in marketing, quality, manufacturing, customer service, external suppliers, and other key stakeholders with regards to quality and product improvement.

  • Direct interaction and communication with customers and consumers.

What You'll Bring:

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 3+ years design engineering experience in consumer products / controls related industry.
  • Relevant experience with new product development and product design role.
  • Familiarity with the design of motors, controls, user interfaces and software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Conceptual and detail design skills
  • Experience with consumer / appliance motors – A/C, DC, battery powered
  • Experience with systems design: motors, controls, user interfaces, systems interfaces
  • Experience with wired / wireless communications protocols: RS232, RS485, Z-wave, Zigbee, BTLE, WiFi
  • Proficiency working with outside resources to direct development of new innovation
  • Experience with CAD drawing (Solid Works)
  • Experience and knowledge of typical drafting standards, electrical / circuit drawing standards and software documentation
  • Knowledge of current practices, standards, and trends in home and commercial building controls preferred
  • Data collection and management of database.
  • Technical writing skills for memos, lab reports, and project updates.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Preparing Samples for Testing and Analysis

Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!

Questions? Contact Andie Dumond directly at Andie@CarexScientific.com


Carex is a Certified Minority-Owned & Woman-Owned Business. Carex Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

To see all of our available opportunities, visit Carex at: /candidates/see-job-openings/


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